Current research funders

Current research funders

ArcticNet - National Centre of Excellence 

Project title: Understanding and predicting future climate-vegetation-cryosphere
interactions in Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and NunatuKavut

Principal investigator: Dr. Robert G. Way & Dr. Andrew Trant (U. of Waterloo)

Laboratory role: Project lead

Term: 2019-2022

Polar Knowledge Canada 

Project title: Integrating local knowledge, plant response, and cryosphere
 dynamics to predict future food and fuel

Principal investigator: Dr. Carissa Brown

Laboratory role: Collaborator 

Term: 2017-2019

Weston Foundation - Parks Canada - Nunatsiavut Government fund 

for research at Torngat Mountains Base Camp and National Park

Project title: The Torngat Permafrost Project

Principal investigator: Dr. Robert G. Way 

Laboratory role: Project lead

Term: 2016-2019

Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Government of Canada

Project title: Coastal Labrador Climate and Weather Monitoring Program

Principal investigator: Dr. Robert G. Way

Laboratory role: Project lead

Term: 2018-2021

Queen's University Research Initiation Grant

Project(s) title: Labrador Permafrost Project, The Torngat Permafrost Project, Coastal and Labrador climate weather monitoring program, Integrating local knowledge, plant response, and cryosphere dynamics to predict future food and fuel.

Principal investigator: Dr. Robert G. Way

Term: 2018-present

Research Partners

Nunatsiavut Government
Research Project(s): Coastal and Labrador climate weather monitoring program, The Torngat Permafrost Project, Integrating local knowledge, plant response, and cryosphere 
dynamics to predict future food and fuel, Understanding and predicting future climate-vegetation-cryosphere interactions in Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and NunatuKavut

NunatuKavut Community Council

Research Project(s): Coastal and Labrador climate weather monitoring program, Understanding and predicting future climate-vegetation-cryosphere interactions in Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and NunatuKavut

Water Resources Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Research Project(s): Coastal and Labrador climate weather monitoring program

Labrador Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Research Project(s): Coastal and Labrador climate weather monitoring program

The SmartAtlantic Alliance, Centre for Applied Ocean Technology (CTec) and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE).

Research Project(s): Coastal and Labrador climate weather monitoring program

Northern Environmental Geoscience Laboratory

If you're looking to contact us for any reason we can be reached in the following ways:
 

Telephone : 613-533-6000 ext. 75914

Email : robert.way@queensu.ca

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