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Louis-Philippe Roy, M.Sc

Louis-Philippe Roy

Climate Change and Permafrost Technical Analyst
Yukon Research Centre
Whitehorse: Ayamdigut Campus

t 867-336-3908

M.Sc, Paleogeography, University of Montréal
B.Sc, Environmental Geography, University of Montréal

Professional Experience
Louis-Philippe has a Bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Montreal. He completed his MSc on the reconstruction of Holocene vegetation from lake sediments in the Léon-Provancher (Bécancour, Quebec) under the supervision of Prof. Pierre Richard, and went on to carry out research on modelling the Laurentian postglacial paleogeomorphology using GIS under the supervision of Prof. Oliver Sonnentag. After completing his M.Sc, he moved to the Yukon and joined Dr. Daniel Fortier's research team for the Destruction Bay Landscape Hazard project before becoming a permafrost researcher with Northern Climate ExChange.

Field of Study
Earth Sciences

Research Interests
Impacts of climate change on the permafrost, Periglacial Geomorphology.

When he’s not in the lab or field playing with permafrost, you can find Louis-Philippe telemarking, hiking, climbing, canoeing, playing music, hunting, or exploring Yukon’s wilderness.