Publications

Peer-reviewed manuscripts (published, in press, in review)

  1. Lim, D. S. S., Abercromby, A.F., Andersen, D., Andersen, M., Arnold, R.R., Bird, J.S., Bohm, H.R., Brady, A.L., Cady, S.L., Cardman, Z., Chan, A.M., Chan, O., Chénard, C., Cowie, B.R., Davila, A., Deans, M.C., Dearing, W., Downs, M., Fong, T., Forrest, A., Gernhardt, M.L., Hawes, I., Hansen, J., Imam, Y., Laval, B.L., Lees, D., Leoni, L., Looper, C., Marinova, M.M., McCombs, D., McKay, C.P., Mullins, G. Nuytten, P., Pendery R., Pike, W., Pointing, S.B., Pollack, J., Raineault, N., Reay, M., Reid, D., Sallstedt, T., Schulze-Makuch, D., Seibert, M., Shepard, R., Slater, G.F., Sumner, D.Y., Suttle, C.A., Trembanis, A., Turse, C., Wilhelm, M., Wilkinson, N., Williams, D., Winget, D.M., Winter, C. The Pavilion Lake Research Project – A Deep Dive towards the Moon and Mars. Geological Survey of America Special Issue. (accepted)
  2. Brady, A., Slater G.F., Omelon, C.R., Southam, G., Druschel, G., Andersen, A., Hawes, I., Laval, B., Lim, D.S.S. 2010. Photosynthetic isotope biosignatures in laminated micro-stromatolitic and non-laminated nodules associated with modern, freshwater microbialites in Pavilion Lake, B.C. Chemical Geology 274: 56-67
  3. Forrest, A.L., Laval, B.E., Lim, D.S.S., Williams, D.R., Trembanis, A.C., Marinova, M.M., Shepard, R., Brady, A.L., Slater, G.F., Gernhardt, M.L., McKay, C.P. 2010. Performance evaluation of underwater platforms in the context of space exploration. Planetary and Space Science 58: 706-716.
  4. Lim, D. S. S., Warman, G.L., Gernhardt, M.L., McKay, C.P., Fong, T., Marinova, M.M., Davila, A., Andersen, D., Brady, A.L., Cardman, Z., Cowie, B.R., Delaney, M.D., Fairen, A., Forrest, A.L., Heaton, J., Laval, B.L., Nuytten, P., Osinski, G., Reay, M., Reid, D., Schulze-Makuch, D., Shepard, R., Slater, G.F., Williams, D. 2010. Scientific field training for human planetary exploration. Planetary and Space Science 58: 920-930.
  5. Brady, A., Slater G.F., Laval, B., Lim, D.S.S. 2009. Constraining carbon sources and growth rates of freshwater microbialites in Pavilion Lake using 14C analysis. Geobiology 7: 544-555.
  6. Lim, D. S. S., B. E. Laval, G. Slater, D. Antoniades, A. Forrest, W. Pike, R. Pieters, M. Saffari, D. Reid, D. Andersen and C. P. McKay. 2009. Limnology of Pavilion Lake B.C. - Characterization of a microbialite forming environment. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 173(4): 329-351.
  7. Forrest, A.L. B.E. Laval, R. Pieters and D.S.S. Lim. 2008. Convectively driven transport in temperate lakes. Limnology and Oceanography 53: 2321-2332.

Conference and invited presentations

  1. POSTER: Pavilion Lake Freshwater Microbialites: Extant Analogs for Proto-Macroorganisms, Carol Turse, Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Darlene S. Lim, Bernard Laval, Washington State University Academic Showcase 2009. March 27, 2009, Pullman, Washington.
  2. TALK: Brady, A.L., Slater, G.F., Druschel, G., Lim, D.S.S. "Natural variation of isotopic biosignatures from carbonate rich, microbial mats in saline, alkaline lakes on the Cariboo Plateau, B.C." American Geophysical Union Joint Meeting, Toronto, Ontario 2009 (submitted abstract).
  3. TALK: Brady, A.L., Slater, G.F., Laval, B., Lim, D.S.S. "Isotopic biosignatures in microbial communities associated with modern, freshwater microbialites in Pavilion Lake, B.C." WISE Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario 2009.
  4. TALK: A.L. Brady, G.F. Slater, G. Druschel and D.S.S. Lim "Cyanobacterial dominated, carbonate-precipitating microbial mats in Cariboo Plateau, B.C. as analogues for stromatolite forming communities and associated biosignatures" GSA Joint Meeting Houston, Texas 2008.
  5. TALK: Slater, G.F., A.L. Brady, B. Laval, D.S.S. Lim "Isotopic Constraints on the Formation of Microbialites in Pavilion Lake, B.C." GSA Joint Meeting Houston, Texas 2008.
  6. TALK Laval, B, A Forrest, D S S Lim, G Slater, R Pieters, A Brady, W Pike, D Reid. (2008). Source water distribution of a groundwater-fed, but otherwise (physically) unremarkable lake. 12th International Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters (PPNW). Lake Tahoe, NV.
  7. POSTER: Forrest, A, B Laval, D S S Lim, R Shepard, A Trembanis, C P McKay, R Yeo, E Magnusson. (2008) Underwater manned and robotic platforms as analogues for space exploration. 6th Canadian Space Exploration Workshop. Montreal, Qc.
  8. TALK: Forrest, A, B Laval. (2008). Variation in Penetrative Convection Driven by Ice-Cover Heterogeneity in a Temperate Lake. 12th International Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters (PPNW). Lake Tahoe, NV.
  9. TALK: Brady, A. G.F. Slater, B. Laval and D.S.S. Lim "Isotopic biosignatures associated with freshwater microbialites and carbonate precipitating microbial mats" 18 th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, B.C. Canada 2008.
  10. POSTER: Slater, G., A.L. Brady, B. Laval and D.S.S. Lim "Using 14C to Constrain Carbon Sources and Growth of Carbonate Microbialites in Pavilion Lake, British Columbia" Astrobiology Science Conference, Santa Clara, California April 2008.
  11. TALK: Forrest, A, B Laval, D S S Lim, E Magnusson, R Yeo, C McKay, D Andersen, D Reid, M Doble, G Slater, A Brady. (2008) Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Robotic analogues for space exploration. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara, CA.
  12. TALK: Pike, W, D S S Lim, B Laval, G Slater, D Reid, C McKay. (2008) Kelly Lake microbialites, another discovery in the Pavilion Lake region. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara, CA.
  13. TALK: Forrest, A, B Laval, D S S Lim, E Magnusson, R Yeo, C McKay, D Andersen, D Reid, M Doble, G Slater, A Brady. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Robotic analogues for space exploration. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara ,CA.
  14. TALK: Pike, W, D S S Lim , B Laval, G Slater, D Reid, C McKay. Kelly Lake microbialites, another discovery in the Pavilion Lake region. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara , CA.
  15. POSTER: Lim, D S S, B Laval, D Andersen, D Reid, G Slater, P Nuytten, D Williams, M Gernhardt, A Forrest, A Brady, C McKay. DeepWorker Submersibles at Pavilion Lake : A stepping-stone to the human exploration of the Moon, Mars and beyond. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara, CA.
  16. TALK: Turse, C, D Schulze-Makuch, D Lim, B Laval , L Irvwin. The rise of complexity: Evidence from cell signaling compounds for Pavilion Lake microbialites and temperate zone microbial community ecosystems. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara , CA.
  17. TALK: Chan, O, S Pointing, B Laval, G Slater, D Lim. Molecular ecology of freshwater microbialite structures in Pavilion Lake, British Columbia, Canada. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara , CA.
  18. TALK: Brady, A, G Slater, B Laval, D S S Lim. Constraining the metabolic and isotopic variability in modern microbialite and microbial mat communities in British Columbia, Canada. Astrobiology Science Conference 2008, Santa Clara , CA.
  19. TALK: A.F. Davila, A.G. Fairén, L.G. Duport, C. Stoker, R. Amils, R. Bonaccorsi, J. Zavaleta, D. Lim, D. Schulze-Makuch, C. McKay. Aqueous oxidation of organic biosignatures on Mars. Astrobiological Science Conference April 15-17,2008.
  20. TALK: A.G. Fairén, A.F. Davila L.G. Duport, C. Stoker, R. Amils, R. Bonaccorsi, J. Zavaleta, D. Lim, D. Schulze-Makuch, C. McKay. Aqueous oxidation of organic biosignatures on Mars.  LPSC, March 2008.
  21. TALK: Forrest, A and B Laval. (2007) Lacustrine growth conditions of modern microbialites: an AUV perspective. 2nd International Workshop on Exploring Mars and its Earth Analogues. Trento, Italy.
  22. TALK: Laval, B, D S S Lim, D Reid, G F Slater, C P McKay. (2007) Pavilion Lake Research Projec: merging science and exploration to meet analogue research objectives. 2nd International Workshop on Exploring Mars and its Earth Analogues. Trento, Italy.
  23. TALK: Forrest, A, Bohm, H, Laval, B, Reid, D, Andersen, D, Magnusson, E, and Doble M, (2007) Small AUV deployment under ice: Pavilion Lake, B.C., Canada (a case study), European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria.
  24. INVITED TALK: Pavilion Lake, B.C., Canada – An investigation of potentially unique microbialites – a window into Early Earth systems. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, USA, October 28-31, 2007. D. Lim presenting.
  25. INVITED TALK: Pavilion Lake Research Project – Understanding the limnological context of an unusual lake setting. Vancouver Aquarium Speakers’ Series, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, November 30, 2007. D. Lim presenting.
  26. TALK: Laval, B, D Reid, D S S Lim. (2006) Site protection issues of the Pavilion Lake Research Project in Marble Canyon Provincial Park, BC. British Columbia Protected Areas Research Forum. Victoria, BC, Canada.
  27. TALK: Slater, G.F., Brady, A.L., Laval, B., Lim, D.S.S. Constraining carbon sources and growth of microbialites in Pavilion Lake, BC using 14C Goldschmidt 2007 Cologne Germany, August 2007.
  28. TALK: Slater, G.F. Brady A.L. Laval, B., Lim D.S.S., Isotopes and Biosignatures at Pavilion Lake Second Analogue Research Workshop, Hamilton ON, CA, May 2007.
  29. TALK: Laval B., D.S.S. Lim, D. Reid, G.F. Slater, C. Mckay: Pavilion Lake Research Project, Merging Science and Exploration to Meet Analogue Research Objectives, Second Analogue Research Workshop, Hamilton ON, CA, May 2007.
  30. TALK: Pavilion Lake Research Project - merging science and exploration to meet analog research objectives. ISA 2007.
  31. INVITED TALK: Pavilion Lake – the key to understanding ancient microbialite morphogenesis. National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., June 12th, 2006. D. Lim presenting.
  32. TALK: Laval, B, D Reid, D. S. S. Lim. Site protection issues of the Pavilion Lake Research Project in Marble Canyon Provincial Park, BC. British Columbia Protected Areas Research Forum. Victoria, BC, Canada, December 2006.
  33. TALK: Microbialite Formation across Chemical and Photosynthetic Gradients in Pavilion Lake, BC. G. Slater, DSS Lim, Laval, Schulze-Makuch and Airo, AGU, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 December 2005.
  34. TALK: Pavilion Lake, British Columbia, Canada – An investigation of potentially unique freshwater microbialites, and their application to Mars exploration. D. S. S. Lim1, C. P. McKay1, B. Laval2, D. Andersen3, A. Airo4, D. A. Mucciarone4, D. Schulze-Makuch5 and S. Cady6, CSEW5, St.Hubert, QC, May 12-13, 2005.
  35. POSTER PRESENTATION: Pavilion Lake, BC, Canada – Investigating Microbialite Morphogenesis. Lim, D. Airo, A., Laval, B., Cady, S., McKay, C. NAI Conference 2005, Boulder Colorado, April 10-14th, 2005.
  36. INVITED TALK: Pavilion Lake, British Columbia, Canada – An investigation of potentially unique freshwater microbialites, and their application to Mars exploration. University of Toronto Geology Department Speakers’ Series, February 23, 2005, D. Lim presenting.
  37. INVITED TALK: Pavilion Lake, British Columbia, Canada – An investigation of potentially unique freshwater microbialites, and their application to Mars exploration. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 December 2005. D. Lim presenting.
  38. POSTER PRESENTATION: Freshwater Microbialites of Pavilion Lake, British Columbia, Canada - A Limnological Investigation, Darlene S. S. Lim, C. P. McKay, B. Laval, J. Bird and S. Cady, Second Conference on Early Mars. October 11-15, 2004, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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