Selected Publications

Pendea, I. F., Kanavillil, N., Kurissery, S., & Chmura, G. L. (2023) Carbon Stocks and Recent Rates of Carbon Sequestration in Nutrient‐Rich Freshwater Wetlands from Lake Simcoe Watershed (Southern Canada)Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, e2023JG007561. 

Pendea, I.F., & Chmura, G. L. (2022). Reconstruction of wetland development across a postglacial chronosequence based on palynomorph and carbon/nitrogen modern analogues. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 104730.

Ponomareva, V., Pendea, I.F., Zelenin, E., Portnyagin, M., Gorbach, N., Pevzner, M., Plechova, A., Derkachev, A., Rogozin, A., Garbe-Schönberg, D. (2021) The first continuous late Pleistocene tephra record from Kamchatka Peninsula (NW Pacific) and its volcanological and paleogeographic implications. Quaternary Science Reviews, 257

Pendea, I.F., Costopoulos, A., Chmura, G., Wren, C.D., Bracewell, J., Vaneeckhout,  S., Okkonen, J., Hulse, E., and Keeler, D. (2019) Shoreline Displacement and Human Adaptation in Eastern James Bay: A Six-Thousand-Year Perspective, in “Caring for Eeyou Istchee: Protected Area Creation on Wemindji Cree Territory”, University of British Columbia Press, 342 p. (

Fyles, J. W., Ingram, G.,  Mikkelson, G., Pendea, I.F., Scott, K., and Kristen Whitbeck (2019) Patterns on the land: Paakumshumwaau through the lens of natural history, in “Caring for Eeyou Istchee: Protected Area Creation on Wemindji Cree Territory”, University of British Columbia Press, 342 p. (

Ferguson, C., Pendea, I.F. (2018). Identifying glacio–isostatic rebound processes using testate amoeba as palaeohydrological proxies; a case study from subarctic Québec, Canada. Revista de Geomorfologie, 20(1), 5-16.

Țuțuianu, L., Vespremeanu–Stroe, A., Pendea, I.F.., & Sava T. (2018). Mid and Late Holocene evolution of Brateș Lake region (Danube floodplain) based on the multiproxy analysis. Revista de Geomorfologie, 20(1), 43-55.

Izaguirre, D., Denton, D., Pendea I.F., & Hétu B. (2018) Sanders Pond :  un site vieux de 4 200 ans sur le bord de la mer de Tyrrell en Eeyou Istchee Baie-James. Paléo-Québec, 36, 247-270.

Ponomareva, V., Portnyagin, M., Pendea, I. F., Zelenin, E., Bourgeois, J., Pinegina, T., & Kozhurin, A. (2017). A full holocene tephrochronology for the Kamchatsky Peninsula region: Applications from Kamchatka to North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 168, 101-122.

Pendea, I.F., Ponomareva, V., Bourgeois, J., Zubrow, E.B., Portnyagin, M., Ponkratova, I., Harmsen, H. and Korosec, G. (2017) Late Glacial to Holocene paleoenvironmental change on the northwestern Pacific seaboard, Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia). Quaternary Science Reviews 157: 14-28.

Turvey, R., Kurissery, S. and Pendea I.F. (Eds.) (2016). Environmental Sustainability. Toronto: Wiley. 

Pendea, I.F., Harmsen, H., Keeler, D., Zubrow, E.B., Korosec, G., Ruhl, E., Ponkratova, I. and Hulse, E. (2016) Prehistoric human responses to volcanic tephra fall events in the Ust-Kamchatsk region, Kamchatka Peninsula (Kamchatsky Krai, Russian Federation) during the middle to late Holocene (6000–500 cal BP). Quaternary International 394: 51-68.

Ponomareva, V., Portnyagin, M., Derkachev, A., Pendea, I.F., Bourgeois, J., Krasheninnikov, S., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Nürnberg, D (2013) Early Holocene M~6 explosive eruption from Ushkovsky volcano (Kamchatka) and its tephra as a link between terrestrial and marine paleoenvironmental records. International Journal of Earth Sciences  102:1673-1699.

Neulieb, T., Levac, E., Southon, J., Lewis, M., Pendea, I.F. and Chmura, G.L. (2013) Potential pitfalls of pollen dating. Radiocarbon 55(2-3):1142-1155.

Pendea I.F., Chmura, G.L. (2012) Calibration of pollen assemblages and carbon-nitrogen ratios to discriminate boreal wetland types. Review of Palaebotany and Palynology 174:48-56.

Pendea I.F., Chmura, G.L. (2012) High resolution record of carbon accumulation rates during boreal peatland initiation. Biogeosciences9:2711-2717. 

Pendea I.F., Costopoulos A., Nielsen C., Chmura G.L. (2010) A new shoreline displacement model for the last 7 ka from eastern James Bay, Canada. Quaternary Research 73 (3):474-484.

Pendea I.F., Gray J.T., Ghaleb B., Tantau I., Badarau, A.S., Nicorici C. (2009) Episodic build-up of alluvial fan deposits during the Weichselian Pleniglacial in the western Transylvanian basin, Romania, and their paleoenvironmental significance. Quaternary International 198:98-112.

Timar G., Molnar G., Păunescu C., Pendea I. F. (2004) Projection and datum parameters of the Transylvanian sheets of the second and third military surveys. Geodezia es Kartografia LVI:12-16.

Pendea I.F., Szanto Zs, Badarau Al. S., Dezsi S. (2002) Age and pedogenic reconstruction of a paleo-relict chernozem soil from Central Transylvanian Basin. Geologica Carpathica 53:37-38.

Badarau, Al. S., Dezsi St., Pendea F., Dura N. (2001) Centaurea ruthenica Lam. (Asteraceae) within the forest-steppe of the Transylvanian Basin. Kitaibelia. A Journal of Botany and Nature Conservation VI (2):259-266.