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Northern Environmental Geoscience Laboratory (co) Authored Publications and Reports
Peer reviewed publications (July 2018 - present)

Under Review
Johnson, A., Trant, A., Hermanutz, L., Davis, E., Siegwart Collier, L., Way, R.G., Knight, T. and Saunders, M. (In review). Climate warming impacts Tuttuk (Caribou) forage availability in Tongait (Torngat) Mountains), Labrador. Submitted to Arctic Science. AS-2023-004

Published or Accepted

Beer, J., Wang, Y., Way, R.G., Forget, A. and Colyn, V. (accepted). Uncrewed aerial vehicle-based assessments of peatland permafrost resiliency along the Labrador Sea coastline, northern Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes.

Preprint (free access): https://eartharxiv.org/repository/view/6370/

 

Normandeau, A., Eamer, J., Way, R., Harrison, E., Cyr, F., Algar, C., Eamer, J., Geizer, H., Kurylyk, B., Van Nieuwenhove, N., Pijogge, L., Robert, K., Saunders, M. and Limoges, A. (accepted). Subsea permafrost discovered in Subarctic Canada under the cold Labrador Current. Nature Geoscience. NGS-2023-10-02154.

 

Herring, T., Lewkowicz, A.G., Chiasson, A., Wang, Y., Way, R.G., Young, J.M., Froese, D., Smith, S.L., Andersen, B., Bellehumeur-Génier, O., Bevington, A.R., Bonnaventure, P.P., Duguay, M.A., Etzelmüller, B., Gooseff, M.N., Godsey, S.E. and Miceli, C.M. (in press). The Canadian Permafrost Electrical Resistivity Survey Database (CPERS): 15 years of permafrost resistivity dataArctic Science. DOI: 10.1139/as-2023-0058

 

Forget, A., Way, R., Wang, Y., Beer, J., Colyn, V., Tutton, R., Trant, A. and Hermanutz, L. (2024). Evaluating local drivers of ground surface temperature variability in coastal Labrador. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Permafrost. Canadian Permafrost Association, 94-102. DOI: 10.52381/ICOP2024.209.1

 

Wang, Y., Way, R.G., Lewkowicz, A.G., Tutton, R., Beer, J., Colyn, V. and Forget, A. (2024). Assessing recent thaw and subsidence of peatland permafrost in coastal Labrador, northeastern CanadaProceedings of the 12th International Conference on Permafrost. Canadian Permafrost Association, 469-476.

DOI: 10.52381/ICOP2024.155.1

 

Herring, T., Lewkowicz, A.G., Way, R.G., Wang, Y., Chiasson, A. and Froese, D. (2024). Large-scale assessment of permafrost conditions using the Canadian Permafrost Electrical Resistivity Survey (CPERS) database. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Permafrost. Canadian Permafrost Association, 112-117. DOI: 10.52381/ICOP2024.160.1

Wang, Y., Way, R.G. and Beer, J. (2024). Multi-decadal degradation and fragmentation of palsas and peat plateaus in coastal Labrador, northeastern Canada. Environmental Research Letters, 19(1). 

DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ad0138

Wang, Y., Way, R.G., Beer, J., Forget, A., Tutton, R., and Purcell, M.C. (2023). Significant underestimation of peatland permafrost along the Labrador Sea coastline. The Cryosphere, 7: 63-78. DOI: 10.5194/tc-17-63-2023

Rixen, J. et al. (incl. Way, R.G.). (2022). Winters are changing: snow effects on Arctic and alpine tundra ecosystems. Arctic Science, 8(3): 572-608. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2020-0058

Lembrechts, J. et al. (incl. Tutton, R., Wang, Y. and Way, R.G.). (2022). Global maps of soil temperature. Global Change Biology, 28(9): 3110-3144.

Davis, E.L., Trant, A., Way, R.G., Hermanutz, L. and Whitaker, D. (2021). Rapid ecosystem change at the southern limit of the Canadian Arctic, Torngat Mountains National Park. Remote Sensing, 13(11): 2085. DOI: 10.3390/rs13112085

Way, R.G., Lewkowicz, A., Wang, Y. and McCarney, P. (2021). Permafrost investigations below the marine limit at Nain, Nunatsiavut, Canada. Proceedings of the 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost & 19th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. Boulder, Colorado, USA. American Society of Civil Engineers, 38-48. DOI: 10.1061/9780784483589.004

Open access at EarthArXiv: https://doi.org/10.31223/X5MP5S

Way, R.G., Wang, Y., Bevington, A.R., Bonnaventure, P.P., Burton, J., Davis, E., Garibaldi, M.C., Lapalme, C.M., Tutton, R. and Wehbe, M.A.E. (2021). Consensus-based rock glacier inventorying in the Torngat Mountains National Park, northern Nunatsiavut, Labrador. Proceedings of the 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost & 19th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. Boulder, Colorado, USA. American Society of Civil Engineers, 130-141.

DOI: 10.1061/9780784483589.012

Open access at EarthArXiv: https://doi.org/10.31223/X5C60W

Tutton, R., Way, R.G., Beddoe, R., Zhang, Y. and Trant, A. (2021). Soil temperature sensitivity to variable snow and vegetation conditions in low-relief coastal mountains, Nunatsiavut and NunatuKavut, Labrador. Proceedings of the 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost & 19th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. Boulder, Colorado, USA. American Society of Civil Engineers, 71-81. DOI: 10.1061/9780784483589.007

Open access at EarthArXiv: https://doi.org/10.31223/X5G03W

Wang, Y., Lewkowicz, A.G., Holloway, J.E. and Way, R.G. (2021). Thermal modelling of post-fire permafrost under a warming coastal Subarctic climate, eastern Canada. Proceedings of the 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost & 19th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. Boulder, Colorado, USA. American Society of Civil Engineers, 82-93. DOI: 10.1061/9780784483589.008

Open access at EarthArXiv: https://doi.org/10.31223/X5X62M

Way, R.G., and Lapalme, C.M. (2021). Does tall vegetation warm or cool the ground surface? Constraining the ground thermal impacts of upright vegetation in northern environments. Environmental Research Letters, 16(5): 054077. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/abef31.

 

Davis, E., Trant, A., Hermanutz, L., Way, R.G., Lewkowicz, A., Siegwart Collier, L., Cuerrier, A., and Whitaker, D. (2021). Plant-environment interactions in the low Arctic, Torngat Mountains of Labrador. Ecosystems, 24(5): 1038-1058.

Larking, T., Davis, E. Way, R.G., Hermanutz, L. and Trant, A. (2021). Recent greening driven by species-specific shrub growth characteristics in Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada. Arctic Science, 7(4): 781-797. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2020-0031.

Tutton, R. J., and Way, R. G. (2021). A low-cost method for monitoring snow characteristics at remote field sites. The Cryosphere, 15: 1–15. DOI: 10.5194/tc-15-1-2021.

 

Schang, K.A., Trant, A.J., Bohnert, S.A., Closs, A.M., Humchitt, M., McIntosh, K.P., Way, R.G., and Wickham, S.B. (2020). Ecological research should consider Indigenous peoples and stewardship. FACETS, 5: 534–537.

Barrette, C., Brown, R., Way, R.G., Mailhot, A., Diaconescu, E.P., Grenier, P., Chaumont, D., Dumont, D., Sévigny, C., Howell, S. and Senneville, S. (2020). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut regional climate information update. In Ropars, P., Allard, M. and Lemay, M. (eds.). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy, an integrated regional impact study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization, second iteration. ArcticNet Inc, Québec City, Canada.

 

Lewkowicz, A.G., and Way, R.G. (2019). Extremes of summer climate trigger thousands of thermokarst landslides in a High Arctic environment. Nature Communications, 10: 1329.

 

Haustein, K., Otto, F.E.L., Venema, V., Jacobs, P., Cowtan, K., Hausfather, Z., Way, R.G., White, B., Subramanian, A., and Schurer, A.P. (2019). A Limited Role for Unforced Internal Variability in Twentieth-Century Warming. Journal of Climate, 32: 4893–4917.

Obu, J., Westermann, S., Bartsch, A., Berdnikov, N., Christiansen, H.H., Dashtseren, A., Delaloye, R., Elberling, B., Etzelmüller, B., Kholodov, A., Khomutov, A., Kääb, A., Leibman, M.O., Lewkowicz, A.G., Panda, S.K., Romanovsky, V., Way, R.G., Westergaard-Nielsen, A., Wu, T., Yamkhin, J., and Zou, D. 2019. Northern Hemisphere permafrost map based on TTOP modelling for 2000–2016 at 1 km2 scale. Earth-Science Reviews, 193: 299–316.

 

Way, R.G., Lewkowicz, A.G. and Zhang, Y. (2018). Characteristics and fate of isolated permafrost patches in coastal Labrador, Canada. The Cryosphere, 12(8): 2667-2688.

Anderson, D., Ford, J. and Way, R.G. (2018). The impacts of climate and social changes on Cloudberry (Bakeapple) picking: A case study from southern LabradorHuman Ecology, 46(6): 849-863. 

Bonnaventure P.P., Smith S.L., Lamoureux S.F., Way R.G., Ednie M., Bouchard F., Fortier D., Paquette M. and Godin E. (2018). Permafrost. In Bell T. and Brown T.M. (eds.) From Science to Policy in the Eastern Canadian Arctic: An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of Climate Change and Modernization. ArcticNet: Québec City, Canada, 119–139.

2010 - present

2010 - present

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