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MSc Graduate Students

Victoria Colyn

Status: MSc Candidate
Program: MSc in Physical Geography

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period: 2022-

Funding stream: ArcticNet & Queen's University
Project title: Investigating the influences of microclimate and ecosystem properties on permafrost conditions in Labrador

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Katryna Barone

Status: MSc Student
Program: MES in Social and Ecological Sustainability

Supervisor(s): Dr. Andrew Trant & Dr. Robert Way
Time period: 2023-

Funding stream: ArcticNet & IMAGINE
Project title:
Downstream ecological consequences of Torngat glacier melt

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PhD Graduate Students

Yifeng Wang

Current status: PhD Candidate

Degree: PhD in Physical Geography

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period: 2020-

Funding stream: NSERC
Project title: Vulnerab
ility of peatland permafrost to climate and ecosystem changes in coastal Labrador, Canada

Former Graduate Students

Rosamond Tutton

Current position: Hydrological research associate, McMaster-Yukon Government partnership, YK

Status: Graduated Winter 2021
Degree: MSc in Physical Geography

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period: 2019-2021

Funding stream: ArcticNet
Thesis title: Exploring measurement and ground thermal influences of snow depth in Nunatsiavut, NunatuKavut and Nitassinan

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Anika Forget

Current position: Ice specialist, Canadian Ice Service
Current status: Graduated
 Fall 2023
Degree: MSc in Physical Geography

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period: 2020-2023

Funding stream: ArcticNet
Thesis title: 
Uncovering the ground thermal regime of coastal Labrador: The influential effects of snow and vegetation on ground temperatures 

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Jordan Beer

Current position: Research associate, Queen's University
Current status:
Resource Conservation Officer, Wood Buffalo National Park, Parks Canada 
Degree: MSc in Physical Geography

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period: 2021-2023

Funding stream: NSERC
Project title: Evaluating peatland permafrost characteristics and vulnerability along the Labrador Sea coastline using uncrewed aerial vehicles

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Incoming Graduate Student(s)

Past Research Associates, Research Assistants & Research Technicians

Rabecca Thiessen
Title: Research Assistant

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period: Summer-Fall 2
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Funding stream: NSERC
Topic: Peatland permafrost

Hanson Jacques
Title: Inuit Youth Research Technician Program

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period:
Summer 2023

Funding stream: CINUK
Topic: Torngat research program 

Kayla Wyatt
Title: Inuit Y
outh Research Technician Program

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period:
Summer 2023

Funding stream: CINUK
Topic: Torngat research program 

Billie-Marie Andersen
Title: Inuit Y
outh Research Technician Program

Supervisor(s): Dr. Robert Way
Time period
: Summer 2023

Funding stream: CINUK
Topic: Torngat research program 

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