Orlova, J, Olefeldt, D, Yasinski, JH, & Anderson, AE (2020) Effects of Prescribed Burn on Nutrient and Dissolved Organic Matter Characteristics in Peatland Shallow Groundwater. Fire, 3(3), 53.

Helbig, M, Waddington, JM, Alekseychik, P, Amiro, B, Aurela, M, Barr, AG, … & Schulze, C (2020) The biophysical climate mitigation potential of boreal peatlands during the growing season. Environmental Research Letters, 15(10), 104004.

Hugelius G, Loisel J, Chadburn S, Jackson RB, Jones M, MacDonald G, Marushchak M, Olefeldt D, Packalen M, Siewert MB, Treat CC, Turetsky M, Voigt C, Yu Z (2020) Large stocks of peatland carbon and nitrogen are vulnerable to permafrost thaw. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 20438-20446.

Estop‐Aragonés C, Olefeldt D, Abbott BW, Chanton JP, Czimczik CI, Dean JF, Egan JE, Gandois L, Garnett MH, Hartley IP, Hoyt A, Lupascu M, Natali SM, O’Donnell JA, Raymond PA, Tanentzap AJ, Tank SE, Schuur EAG, Turetsky M, Walter Anthony K (2020) Assessing the Potential for Mobilization of Old Soil Carbon after Permafrost Thaw: A Synthesis of 14C Measurements from the Northern Permafrost Region. Global Biogeochemical Cycles.

Burd K, Estop-Aragonés C, Tank S, Olefeldt D (2020) Lability of dissolved organic carbon from boreal peatlands: interactions between permafrost thaw, wildfire, and season. Canadian Journal of Soil Science,

Heffernan L, Estop-Aragonés C, Knorr K-H, Talbot J, Olefeldt D (2020) Long-term impacts of permafrost thaw on carbon storage in peatlands: deep losses offset by surficial accumulation. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, 125,

Hutchins RHS, Tank SE, Olefeldt D, Quinton WL, Spence C, Dion N, Estop-Aragonés C, Mengistu SG (2020) Fluvial CO2 and CH4 patterns across wildfire‐disturbed ecozones of subarctic Canada: Current status and implications for future change. Global Change Biology, 26, 2304-2319.

Turetsky MR, Abbott BW, Jones MC, Walter-Anthony K, Olefeldt D +9 authors (2020) Carbon release through abrupt permafrost thaw. Nature Geoscience, 13, 138-143.


Gibson C, Estop-Aragonés C, Flannigan MD, Thompson D, Olefeldt D (2019) Increased deep soil respiration detected despite reduced overall respiration in permafrost peat plateaus following wildfire. Environmental Research Letters, 14, 125001.

Natali SM, Watts JD, Potter S, Rogers B, Olefeldt D + 71 other co-authors (2019) Large loss of CO2 in winter observed across pan-arctic permafrost region. Nature Climate Change, 9, 852-857.

Turetsky MR, Abbott BW, Jones MC, Walter Anthony K, Olefeldt D, Schuur EAG, Koven C, McGuire AD, Grosse G, Kuhry P, Hugelius G, Lawrence DM, Gibson C, Sannel ABK (2019) Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release. Nature, 569, 32-34.

Quinton W, Berg A, Braverman M, Carpino O, Chasmer L, Connon R, Craig J, Devoie E, Hayashi M, Haynes K, Olefeldt D, Pietroniro A, Rezanezhad F, Schincariol R, Sonnentag O (2019) A synthesis of three decades of hydrological research at Scotty Creek, NWT, Canada. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23, 2015-2039.


Gibson CM, Chasmer L, Thompson D, Quinton WL, Flannigan M, Olefeldt D (2018) Wildfire as a major driver of recent permafrost thaw in boreal peatlands. Nature Communications, 9, 3041.

Estop-Aragonés C, Czimczik CI, Heffernan L, Gibson C, Walker JC, Xu X, Olefeldt D (2018) Respiration of aged soil carbon during fall in permafrost peatlands enhanced by active layer deepening following wildfire but limited following thermokarst. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 085002.

K Burd, SE Tank, N Dion, WL Quinton, C Spence, AJ Tanentzap, D Olefeldt. Seasonal shifts in export of DOC and nutrients from burned and unburned peatland-rich catchments, Northwest Territories, Canada, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,, in review, 2018.

G Yang, Y Peng, D Olefeldt, Y Chen, G Wang, F Li, D Zhang, J Wang, J Yu, L Liu, S Qin, T Sun, Y Yang. Changes in methane flux along a permafrost thaw sequence on the Tibetan Plateau. Environmental science & technology, 2018, 52:1244-1252.

J Tang, AY Yurova, G Schurgers, PA Miller, S Olin, B Smith, MB Siewert, D Olefeldt, P Pilesjö, A Poska. Drivers of dissolved organic carbon export in a subarctic catchment: Importance of microbial decomposition, sorption-desorption, peatland and lateral flow. Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 622:260-274.

Mzobe P, Berggren M, Pilesjo P, Lundin E, Olefeldt D, Roulet N (2018) Dissolved organic carbon in streams within a subarctic catchment analysed using a GIS/remote sensing approach. PLoS One, 13, e0199608.


N Pelletier, J Talbot, D Olefeldt. Influence of Holocene permafrost aggradation and thaw on the paleoecology and carbon storage of a peatland complex in northwestern Canada. The Holocene, 27:1391-1405.

D Olefeldt, E Euskirchen, J Harden, E Kane, AD McGuire, MP Waldrop, MR Turetsky. A decade of boreal rich fen greenhouse gas fluxes in response to natural and experimental water table variability. Global Change Biology, 2017, 23:2428-2440.


D Olefeldt, S Goswami, G Grosse, D Hayes, G Hugelius, P Kuhry, AD McGuire, VE Romanovsky, ABK Sannel, EAG Schuur, MR Turetsky. Circumpolar distribution and carbon storage of thermokarst landscapes. Nature Communications, 7, 13043. doi:10.1038/ncomms13043

J Gordon, W Quinton, BA Branfireun, D Olefeldt. Mercury and methylmercury biogeochemistry in a thawing permafrost wetland complex, Northwest Territories, Canada. Hydrological Processes, 30, 3627-3638. doi:10.1002/hyp.10911

BW Abbott, D Olefeldt, et al. Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire: an expert assessment. Environmental Research Letters, 11:034014. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034014

EJ Lundin, J Klaminder, R Giesler, A Persson, D Olefeldt, M Heliasz, TR Christensen, J Karlsson. Is the subarctic landscape still a carbon sink? Evidence from a detailed catchment balance. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 1988-1995. doi:10.1002/2015GL066970.


CD Koven, D Olefeldt, et al. (2015) A simplified, data-constrained approach to estimate the permafrost carbon-climate feedback. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 373, 20140423, doi:10.1098/rsta.2014.0423.

M Campioli, D Olefeldt, et al. (2015) Biomass production efficiency controlled by management in temperate and boreal ecosystems. Nature Geoscience, 8, 843-846, doi:10.1038/NGEO2553.

EAG Schuur, AD McGuire, C Schädel, G Grosse, JW Harden, DJ Hayes, G Hugelius, CD Koven, P Kuhry, DM Lawrence, SM Natali, D Olefeldt, VE Romanovsky, K Schaefer, MR Turetsky, CC Treat, JE Vonk. (2015) Climate change and the permafrost carbon feedback. Nature, 520, 171-179. doi:10.1038/nature14338.

J Tang, PA Miller, A Persson, D Olefeldt, P Pilesjö, M Heliasz, M Jackowicz-Korczynski, Z Yang, B Smith, TV Callaghan, TR Christensen (2015) Carbon budget estimation of a subarctic catchment using a dynamic ecosystem model at high spatial resolution. Biogeosciences, 12, 2791-2808. doi:10.5194/bg-12-2791-2015.


D Olefeldt, N Roulet. (2014) Permafrost conditions in peatlands regulate magnitude, timing, and chemical composition of catchment dissolved organic carbon export. Global Change Biology, 20, 3122-3136. doi:10.1111/gcb.12607

MR Turetsky, D Olefeldt, et al. (2014) A synthesis of methane emissions from 71 northern, temperate, and subtropical wetlands. Global Change Biology, 20, 7, 2183-2197. doi:10.1111/gcb.12580

D Olefeldt, Andreas Persson, MR Turetsky. (2014) Influence of the permafrost boundary on dissolved organic matter characteristics in rivers within the Boreal and Taiga plains of western Canada. Environmental Research Letters, 9, 035005, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/3/035005