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Research Contributions

Journal Article(s) Published or Accepted in Refereed Journal(s)

[18] Ladd, M., Viau, A.E., Way, R.G., Gajewski, K. and Sawada, M.C. Accepted. Variations in precipitation over North America during the past 2,000 years. The Holocene.

[17] Barrand, N.E., Way, R.G., Bell, T., and Sharp, M.J. (2017). Recent changes in area and thickness of Torngat Mountain glaciers (northern Labrador, Canada). The Cryosphere, 11: 157-168. DOI: 10.5194/tc-11-157-2017

[16] Way, R.G., Oliva, F. and Viau, A. (2016). Underestimated warming of northern Canada in the Berkeley Earth temperature product. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4808

[15] Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2016). Modelling the spatial distribution of permafrost in Labrador-Ungava using TTOP. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53(10): 1010-1028. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2016-0034

[14] Way, R.G., Lewkowicz, A.G. and Bonnaventure, P.P. (2016). Development of moderate-resolution gridded monthly air temperature and degree-day maps for the Labrador-Ungava region of northern Canada. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4721

[13] Cowtan, K., Hausfather, Z., Hawkins, E., Jacobs, P., Mann, M.E., Miller, S.K., Steinman, B., Stolpe, M. and Way, R.G. (2015). Robust comparisons of climate simulations with observations using blended land air and ocean sea surface observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(15): 6526-6534. DOI: 10.1002/2015GL064888

[12] Way, R.G., Bell, T.J. and Barrand, N.E. (2015). Glacier change from the early Little Ice Age to present in the Torngat Mountains, northern Labrador, Canada. Geomorphology, 246(1): 558-569.

[11] Way, R.G. and Bonnaventure, P.P. (2015). Testing a reanalysis-based infilling method for sparse discontinuous air temperature data in northeastern Canada. Atmospheric Science Letters, 16(3): 398-407.

[10] Ladd, M., Way, R.G. and Viau, A.E. (2015). The impact of using different modern climate datasets in pollen-based paleoclimate reconstructions of North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 112: 78-85.

[9] Cawley, G.C., Cowtan, K., Way, R.G., Jacobs, P. and Jokimaki, A. (2015). On a minimal model for estimating climate sensitivity. Ecological Modelling, 297: 20-25.

* Corrigendum to ‘On a minimal model for estimating climate sensitivity’ [Ecol. Model. 297 (2015) 20-25], DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.10.018

[8] Way, R.G. (2015). Multidecadal recession of Grinnell and Terra Nivea ice caps, Baffin Island, Canada. ARCTIC, 68(1): 45-53.

[7] Way, R.G. and Viau, A.E. (2015). Natural and forced air temperature variability in the Labrador region of Canada during the past century. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 121(3-4): 413-424.

[6] Cook, J., Nuccitelli, D., Skuce, A., Jacobs, P., Painting, R., Honeycutt, R., Green, S.A., Lewandowsky, S., Richardson, M. and Way, R.G. (2014). Reply to ‘Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature: A re-analysis’. Energy Policy, 73: 706-708.

[5] Nuccitelli, D., Cowtan, K., Jacobs, P., Richardson, M., Way, R.G., Blackburn, A.M., Stolpe, M. and Cook, J. (2014). Comment on ‘Cosmic-ray-driven reaction and greenhouse effect of halogenated molecules: culprits for atmospheric ozone depletion and global climate change. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 28(13).

[4] Way, R.G., Bell, T.J. and Barrand, N.E. (2014). An inventory and classification of the glaciers of the Torngat Mountains, northern Labrador, Canada. Journal of Glaciology, 60(223): 945-956.

[3] Cowtan, K. and Way, R.G. (2014). Coverage bias in the HadCRUT4 temperature series and its impact on recent temperature trends. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140(683): 1935-1944.*

[2] Cook, J., Nuccitelli, D., Green, S.A., Richardson, M., Winkler, B., Painting, R., Way, R., Jacobs, P. and Skuce, A. (2013). Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature. Environmental Research Letters. 8(2): 1-7.**

[1] Nuccitelli, D., Way, R., Painting, R., Church, J. and Cook, J. (2012). Comment on Ocean heat content and Earth’s radiation imbalance. II. Relation to climate shifts. Physics Letters A. 376(45): 3466-3468.

Edited Book Chapters and Other Refereed Contribution(s)
[1] Brown, B.R., Lemay, M., Allard, M., Barrand, N.E., Barrette, C., Bégin, Y., Bell, T., Bernier, M., Bleau, S., Chau-mont, D., Dibike, Y., Frigon, A., Leblanc, P., Paquin, D.,Sharp, M.J. and Way, R. (2012). Climate variability and change in the Canadian Eastern Subarctic IRIS region (Nunavik and Nunatsiavut). In Allard, M. and Lemay, M. (eds.). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet, Quebec: Laval University.

[2] Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2015). Investigations of discontinuous permafrost in coastal Labrador with DC electrical resistivity tomography. Proceedings of GéoQuebec: 68th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 7th Canadian Permafrost Conference, Quebec City, Canada.

Manuscript(s) Under Revision at Refereed Journal(s)
[1] Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. in revision. Relations between environmental setting and TTOP parameters in Labrador, northeast Canada. Submitted to Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. PPP-17-0012.

Edited Book Chapters and Other Refereed Contribution(s)
[1] Bonnaventure P.P., Smith S.L., Lamoureux S.F. Way R.G., Ednie M., Bouchard F., Fortier D., Paquette M. and Godin E. In Revision. ArcticNet’s Eastern Arctic Assessment (IRIS-2), Chapter 4, Permafrost and climate change in the Eastern Canadian Arctic.

Manuscript(s) Submitted to Refereed Journal(s)

Manuscript(s) In Preparation to be Submitted to Refereed Journal(s)

[1] Way, R.G., Lewkowicz, A.G. and Zhang, Y. Characteristics and evolution of coastal peatland permafrost in southeastern Labrador, Canada. To be submitted to The Cryosphere.

[2] Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. Investigations of discontinuous permafrost in Nain, Labrador with DC electrical resistivity tomography. To be submitted to Canadian Geotechnical Journal.

[3] Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. Characterizing mountain permafrost in southwestern Labrador-Québec using field data, remote sensing and spatial modelling. To be submitted to The Cryosphere.

[4] Lewkowicz, A.G. and Way, R.G. Summer climate warming triggers Arctic landscape change. To be submitted to Nature Climate Change.

* Featured in Science
** Voted Top Paper in Environmental Research Letters for 2013

Non-refereed Contribution(s)
Report(s)
Lewkowicz, A.G. and Way, R.G. (July 2014). Overview report for Nunatsiavut Government on permafrost conditions in the Nain area. Submitted to the Nunatsiavut Government, 1-10.

Thesis’
Way, R.G. (2013). The Glaciers of the Torngat Mountains of Northern Labrador. Master of Science thesis, Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Methodological Discussions’
Way, R.G. (March 2015).  Methodological discussion of Finnis and Bell to be published in Canadian Geographer.

Poster Presentation(s)
Schlichting, L.., Way, R., Nuth, C., Kaab, A. (2010). Adjusting an ASTER Silcast DEM for an improved glacier volume change calculation. Abstract No 1755. International Polar Year Conference. Oslo, Norway.

Way, R. and Schlichting, L. (2010). Testing and correcting a biased digital elevation model for improved glacier volume change estimation in southern Norway. Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference. St-John’s, Canada.

Way, R., Bell, T., Sharp, M.J. (2010). Reconstructing late Holocene alpine glacier dynamics in the Torngat Mountains, northern Labrador. ArcticNet seventh Annual Scientific Meeting. Ottawa, Canada.

Cook, J., Nuccitelli, D., Green, S.A., Richardson, M., Winkler, B., Painting, R., Way, R. and Jacobs, P. (2011). Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, USA.

Way, R., Bell, T., Sharp, M.J. (2012). Significant ice loss from Torngat Mountain Glaciers since the Little Ice Age. From Knowledge to Action – International Polar Year Conference 2012. Montreal, Canada.

Bell, T., Way, R., Chadbourn, J., Melanson, A., Barrand, N.E., Sharp, M.J., Simpson, A. (2012). Fifty Years of Glacier Change in the Torngat Mountains, Labrador, Canada. From Knowledge to Action – International Polar Year Conference 2012. Montreal, Canada.

Cowtan, K. and Way, R. (2013). Coverage bias in the HadCRUT4 temperature series. Characterising surface temperatures in data-sparse and extreme regions – EarthTemp Workshop. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Way, R.G. (2014). Recent decline of Grinnell and Terra Nivea ice caps, Baffin Island, Canada. Workshop on the Dynamics and Mass Budget of Arctic Glaciers & the IASC Network on Arctic Glaciology Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada.

Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2014). The Labrador Permafrost Project. Ottawa-Carleton Student Northern Research Symposium, Ottawa, Canada.

Way, R.G. and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2014). Modelling the distribution of permafrost in the Labrador region of northeastern Canada. 4th European Conference on Permafrost, Evora, Portugal.

Way, R.G. and Viau, A.E. (2014). Evaluating recent air temperature variability in the Labrador region of northeastern Canada. Arctic Change 2014. Ottawa, Canada.

Way, R.G., Hermanutz, L., Whitaker, D., Charron, L., Lewkowicz, A.G. and Lapalme, C.M. (2016). Shrub and permafrost interactions in coastal low-Arctic mountains. ArcticNet Annual Science Meeting. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Oral Presentation(s)
Way, R.* and Viau, A. (2010). Causes of Climate Variability in the Labrador Region of Northern Canada. Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference. St.John’s, Canada.

Sharp, M.J.*, Barrand, N.E., Bell, T., Way, R., Burgess, D., Cogley, J.G., Gardner, A.S. (2012). Glacier change in northern Canada from the IGY to the IPY. From Knowledge to Action – International Polar Year Conference 2012. Monteal, Canada.

Way, R.G.* and Cowtan, K. (2013). Underestimated Arctic Warming in the Met Office (UK) and NOAA (US) Global Temperature Products. ArcticNet Annual Science Meeting, Halifax, Canada.

Way, R.G.* and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2014). Field and modelling investigations of permafrost conditions in the Labrador region of northeastern Canada. Arctic Change 2014. Ottawa, Canada.

Way, R.G.* (2014). From glaciers to frozen ground: Labrador’s changing climate. Labrador Institute Speaker Series. Goose Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Cowtan, K.* and Way, R. (2014). Biases in the instrumental temperature record: the policy and communications context. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, United States of America.

Way, R.G.* and Cowtan, K. (2015). Underestimated Arctic warming in global temperature records. Phipps-Langlois Geography Seminar Series, Department of Geography, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

Way, R.G.*, Lewkowicz, A.G. and Bonnaventure, P.P. (2015). Creating high-resolution spatially-distributed air temperature maps for Labrador. Ottawa-Carleton Northern Research Symposium.

Way, R.G.* and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2015). Investigations of discontinuous permafrost in coastal Labrador with DC electrical resistivity tomography. GéoQuebec: 68th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 7th Canadian Permafrost Conference, Quebec City, Canada.

Way, R.G.* and Lewkowicz, A. (2015). A new map of permafrost distribution in the Labrador-Ungava region of northeastern Canada. Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada.

Jacobs, P.*, Cowtan, K., Hausfather, Z., Hawkins, E., Mann, M.E., Miller, S.K., Steinman, B., Way, R.G. and Stolpe, M. (2015). Robust comparisons of climate simulations with observations using blended land air and ocean sea surface observations. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, United States of America.

Way, R.G.* and Lewkowicz, A. (2016). Field and model-based characterization of permafrost conditions in mountainous terrain in western Labrador. Tenth International Conference on Permafrost, Potsdam, Germany.

Way, R.G.* and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2016). Spatial variability in permafrost conditions in Subarctic and Arctic Labrador. ArcticNet Annual Science Meeting. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Hermanutz, L., Brown, C., Cuerrier, A., Siegwart Collier, L. and Way, R.G.* (2017). What’s happening in the forest and tundra in Labrador? Labrador Research Forum. Sheshatshiu/Happy Valley-Goose Bay/North West River, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Hermanutz, L.*, Siegwart Collier, L. and Way, R.G. (2017). Are Coastal Mountains responding to climate change differently? Canadian Society for Ecology & Evolution Meeting. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Way, R.G.* and Lewkowicz, A.G. (2017). Permafrost model sensitivity to input snow datasets in Labrador. 74th Annual Eastern Snow Conference. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Submitted Abstract(s)