Antoni Lewkowicz

Professeur titulaire, Département de géographie

Membre de la Faculté des études supérieures et postdoctorales et autorisé à diriger des thèses.

Bureau : Simard 021
Téléphone : 613-562-5800 poste 1067
Courriel : alewkowi@uOttawa.ca

Titres universitaires

1981 – Ph.D., Geography, University of Ottawa
1978 – M.A., Geography, University of Ottawa
1976 – B.Sc. (1st class Hons.), Geography, University of Southampton

Champs d’intérêt

  • Géomorphologie et hydrologie des régions à pergélisol
  • Effets de réchauffement du climat sur les régions arctiques
  • Pergélisol alpin

Recherche

Projets en cours

(1) Testing and refinement of the Basal Temperature of Snow (BTS) method to model permafrost distribution in complex mountainous terrain, Ruby Range, Yukon Territory and Haines Summit, northern British Columbia (Phil Bonnaventure).

(2) Effects of the 2004 forest fires on active-layer detachment failures, Dawson region, Yukon Territory (Jim Coates).

(3) Evolution of thermokarst lakes in a mountain basin, Wolf Creek, Yukon Territory (Dana Szabadi).

(4) Solifluction processes and soil micromorphology, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut (Angeline Lovatt).

(5) Aggradation and degradation of permafrost mounds, Wolf Creek, Yukon Territory.

(6) Air temperature inversions and their influence on permafrost in mountain basins, Yukon Territory.

(7) Rates and causes of active-layer detachments, Ellesmere Island.

Projets à venir pour les cinq prochaines années

(1) Testing and refinement of the Basal Temperature of Snow (BTS) method to model permafrost distribution in south-east Yukon (suitable for an M.Sc. and/or a Ph.D. student research project).

(2) Experimental study of permafrost hydrology and permafrost mounds, Wolf Creek, near Whitehorse (suitable for an M.Sc. or Ph.D. student research project).

(3) Frequency and magnitude of geomorphological processes on mountain slopes under differing ground temperature regimes (suitable for a Ph.D. student project).

(4) Development of improved methods to measure solifluction (suitable for an M.Sc. student project).

Carrière

Professeur, Département de géographie et membre du Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Université d’Ottawa (1999-à ce jour)

Doyen associé (Recherche), Faculté des arts, Université d’Ottawa (2001-2005)

Directeur, Département de géographie, Université d’Ottawa (1994-2000), sauf durant un congé sabbatique juillet-décembre 1997

Professeur agrégé, Département de géographie et membre du Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Université d’Ottawa (1994-1999)

Directeur associé, Département de géographie, University of Toronto (1991-1994)

Professeur agrégé, Département de géographie, University of Toronto (1987-1994)

Professeur agrégé, Département de géographie, University of Toronto (1982-1987)

Project Terrain Scientist, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Calgary (1980-1982)

Activités professionnelles (5 dernières années)

2005-present – Chair, International Advisory Committee, International Permafrost Association

2004-present – Academic Colleague for the University of Ottawa, Council of Ontario Universities

2005 – Member, Mackay Award Committee, Canadian Geomorphology Research Group

2004 – Chair, Mackay Award Committee, Canadian Geomorphology Research Group

2002-2003 – Review editor, Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, Zurich, July 2003

2002-2003 – President, Canadian Geomorphological Research Group

2001-2002 – Vice-President, Canadian Geomorphological Research Group

2001-2002 – Communications Director, Canadian Geoscience Council

1999-2005 – Member, International Advisory Committee, International Permafrost Association

1999-2001 – Committees Director, Canadian Geoscience Council

1995-present – Associate Editor, Permafrost and Periglacial Processes (John Wiley and Sons)

1994-present – Member, Interdisciplinary Advisory Board, Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, (University of Colorado)

1996-2000 – Member, International Geographical Union, Commission on Climatic Change and Periglacial Environments

Survol des publications

Kinnard, C. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: Frontal advance of turf-banked solifluction lobes, Kluane Range, Yukon Territory. Geomorphology, accepted June 2005.

Lewkowicz, A.G. and Harris, C.: Morphology and geotechnique of active-layer detachment failures in discontinuous and continuous permafrost, northern Canada. Geomorphology, 69, 275-297, 2005.

Kinnard, C. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: Movement, moisture and thermal conditions at a turf-banked solifluction lobe, Kluane Range, Yukon Territory, Canada Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16(3), in press, 2005.

Lewkowicz, A.G. and Harris, C.: Frequency and magnitude of active-layer detachment failures in discontinuous and continuous permafrost, northern Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16(1), 115-130. 2005.

Guglielmin, M., Cannone, N., Strini, A. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: Biotic and abiotic processes on granite weathering landforms in a cryotic environment, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16(1), 69-85. 2005.

Lewkowicz, A.G. (ed.): Special Issue in Honour of Professor Emeritus Hugh M. French: Papers from the Joint Meeting of the Canadian Geomorphology Research Group and l’Association Québécoise pour l’Étude du Quaternaire, May 2004. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16(1), 1-143, 2005.

Lewkowicz, A.G. and Ednie, M.: Probability mapping of mountain permafrost using the BTS method, Wolf Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 15(1), 67-80, 2004.

Lewkowicz, A.G. and Coultish, T.: Beaver damming and palsa dynamics in a subarctic mountainous environment, Wolf Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 36(2), 208-218, 2004.

Coultish, T. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: Palsa dynamics in a subarctic mountainous environment, Wolf Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada, pp. 163-168 in Phillips, M., Springman, S.H. and Arenson, L.U. (eds.), Permafrost, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, Zürich, July 2003. Lisse, Swets and Zeitlinger, 2003.

Hugenholtz, C.H. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: Morphometry and environmental characteristics of turf-banked solifluction lobes, Kluane Range, Yukon Territory, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 13(4), 301-313, 2002.

Lewkowicz, A.G. and Kokelj, S.V.: Slope sediment yield in arid lowland continuous permafrost environments, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Catena, 46(4), 261-283, 2002.

Lewkowicz, A.G.: Temperature regime of a small sandstone tor, latitude 80°N, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. Permafrost and Periglacial Proceeses, 12(4), 351-366, 2001.

Hartshorn, J. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: Lacustrine record of high energy geomorphic events in the Sawtooth Range, Ellesmere Island, Canadian High Arctic. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 44(4), 417-434, 2000.

Harris, C. and Lewkowicz, A.G.: An analysis of the stability of thawing slopes, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 37(2), 465-478, 2000.

Supervision de thèses

  • Phil Bonnaventure (M.Sc.)
  • Jim Coates (M.Sc.)
  • Pauline Favero (M.Sc.)
  • Angeline Lovatt (M.Sc.)
  • Emily Schultz (M.Sc.)
  • Dana Szabadi (M.Sc.)
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