Across a variety of disciplines, faculty and students at Carleton are conducting research related to the environment, climate change and climate justice.

Faculty Research

Dr. Egla Martinez – Socio-Environmental Justice 

Dr. Jesse Vermaire – impact of land use & climate change on freshwater ecosystems

Dr. Chris Burn – Northern Physical Environments and Permafrost Science.

Dr. Patricia Ballamingie – Localizing food systems and sustainable community

Dr. Karen Hébert – changing natural resource economies in the subarctic and circumpolar North

Dr. Elyn Humphreys – Net Ecosystem Exchange of CO2 Across Peatland Types

Dr. Joyce Lundberg – Sea level change and paleoclimatology

Dr. Derek Mueller – indicators and impacts of climate change in the cryosphere

Dr. Doug King – Research on Environmental Analysis Using Remote Sensing and GIS

Dr. Emilie Cameron – Critical northern geographies 

Dr. Scott W. Mitchell – Modelling, Measuring, and Monitoring Landscape Process: Environmental Models and GIS

Dr. Stephan Gruber – Permafrost; Climate Change Impacts

Dr. Murray Richardson – hydrology; water-quality

Dr. Michael Pisaric – Paleoecology and Climate Change in Canada’s North.

Dr. Derek A. Smith – Research on Indigenous Wildlife Use in Central America

Dr. Fraser Taylor – Geospatial information management

Dr. Iain Wallace – Economic globalization in the Anthropocene Era

Dr. Michael Brklacich – Social Vulnerability, Human Security and Environment Change

Dr. Gita Ljubicic – Social & Environmental Research in the Canadian North

Projects & Areas of Focus

Permafrost Research 

Flare Emissions

Research Centres

Carleton Sustainable Energy Research Centre

Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre (GCRC)