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Michel Allard

 

Regular member

Department of geography, Université Laval

Abitibi-Price Building
2405 rue de la Terrasse
Université Laval
Quebec, Canada
G1V 0A6

418.656.2131 extension 5416
michel.allard@cen.ulaval.ca

 

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Research Themes

  • Coastal processes and dynamics in response to sea level fluctuations and cryogenic processes.
  • Impacts of permafrost melting on airport infrastructures in Nunavik and Nunavut.
  • Permafrost and climatic variations.
  • Vulnerability of Nunavik communities to climate warming and development of adaptive strategies.
 
 

CEN Students / Postdoctoral fellows

Boisson, Antoine (Doctorate). Coastal classification of Nunavik (Québec).

Chiasson, Alexandre (Master). The spatial distribution of ice-wedge polygons in Nunavik.

Claveau Fortin, Catherine (Master). Urban planning in the community of Inukjuak.

Gagnon, Samuel (Doctorate). Analysis of permafrost carbon release processes after 25 years of climate warming.

Gauthier, Sarah (Master). Salluit; integration of permafrost conditions maps and monitoring and climate data from CEN in support of community development and expansion.

Taillefer, Marianne (Master). Vulnerability assessment of the Dempster Highway according to permafrost thaw sensitivity, Yukon Territory.

 
 

Recent CEN theses

Carbonneau, Andrée-Sylvie , 2014 (Master). Holocene geomorphic evolution and characterization of permafrost in Pangnirtung, Nunavut.

Ducharme, Marc-André , 2016 (Master). Characterization of permafrost through new technology: estimating the thermal conductivity using CT-scan.

Fouché, Julien , 2014 (Doctorate - Codirection). Global warming impacts on the biogeochemical functioning of two arctic Cryosols in the Salluit region, Nunavik, Canada.

Gagnon, Samuel , 2015 (Master). Measurement of permafrost greenhouse gas emissions through a new automated system of closed chambers.

Jolivel, Maxime , 2014 (Doctorate). Permafrost erosion, fluvial transport and marine sedimentation, eastern coast of Hudson bay, Nunavik, Canada.

Mathon-Dufour, Valérie , 2014 (Master). Assessment of permafrost conditions in support of the rehabilitation and adaptation to climate change of the Iqaluit International Airport, Nunavut, Canada.

Pelletier, Maude , 2015 (Master). Geomorphological, ecological and thermal time phase of permafrost degradation, Tasiapik, Nunavik (Québec, Canada).

 
 

Scientific communications

Fouché, J., Keller, C., Allard, M., Ambrosi, J., 2017. Diurnal evolution of the temperature sensitivity of CO2 efflux in permafrost soils under control and warm conditions. Science of the Total Environment, 581-582: 161-173. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.089.

Gagnon, S., Allard, M., Nicosia, A., 2017. Diurnal and seasonal variations of tundra CO2 emissions in a polygonal peatland near Salluit, Nunavik, Canada. Arctic Science(published online first). DOI: 10.1139/as-2016-0045.

Jolivel, M., Allard, M., 2017. Impact of permafrost thaw on the turbidity regime of a subarctic river: the Sheldrake River, Nunavik, Quebec. Arctic Science, 3(2): 451-474. DOI: 10.1139/as-2016-0006.

Vincent, W.F., Lemay, M., Allard, M., 2017. Arctic permafrost landscapes in transition: towards an integrated earth system approach. Arctic Science, 3(2): 39-64. DOI: 10.1139/as-2016-0027.

Gagnon, S., L’Hérault, E., Lemay, M., Allard, M., 2016. New low-cost automated system of closed chambers to measure greenhouse gas emissions from the tundra. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 228-229: 29-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.06.012.

Barnard, C., Allard, M., L’Hérault, E., Lemay, M., Vincent, W.F., 2015. Adapting to changing permafrost in Salluit, Canada. Pages 166-169 in Callaghan, T.V., Savela, H. (Editors). INTERACT 2015. INTERACT Stories of Arctic Science. Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University. , Danemark. DOI: 10.2312/GFZ.LIS.2015.002 .

Gauthier, F., Allard, M., Hétu, B., 2015. Ice wall growth and decay: Meteorological analysis and modelling. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 26(1): 84-102. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1835.

Gauthier, F., Hétu, B., Allard, M., 2015. Forecasting method of ice blocks fall using logistic model and melting degree–days calculation: A case study in northern Gaspésie, Québec, Canada. Natural Hazards, 79(2): 855-880. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-015-1880-x.

Jolivel, M., Allard, M., St-Onge, G., 2015. Climate change and recent sedimentation in Nastapoka Sound, eastern coast of Hudson Bay. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 52(5): 322-337. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2014-0132.

Allard, M., Manson, G.K., Mate, D., 2014. Reconnaissance assessment of landscape hazards and potential impacts of future climate change in Whale Cove, Nunavut. Pages 171-182 in Summary of Activities 2013. Bureau Géoscientifique Canada-Nunavut.

Fouché, J., Keller, C., Allard, M., Ambrosi, J., 2014. Increased CO2 fluxes under warming tests and soil solution chemistry in Histic and Turbic Cryosols, Salluit, Nunavik, Canada. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 68: 185-199. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.10.007.

Tremblay, T., Leblanc-Dumas, J., Allard, M., Ross, M., Johnson, C., 2014. Surficial geology of central Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut: summary of the 2013 field season. Pages 109-120 in Summary of Activities 2013. Bureau Géoscientifique Canada-Nunavut.

Gauthier, F., Montagnat, M., Weiss, J., Allard, M., Hétu, B., 2013. Ice cascade growth and decay: a thermodynamic approach. Journal of Glaciology, 59(215): 507-523. DOI: 10.3189/2013JoG12J206.

Jolivel, M., Allard, M., 2013. Thermokarst and export of sediment and organic carbon in the Sheldrake River watershed, Nunavik, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 118(3): 1729-1745. DOI: 10.1002/jgrf.20119.

Leblanc, A.-M., Mathon-Dufour, V., Allard, M., Oldenborger, G.A., Short, N., L’Hérault, E., Sladen, W.E., 2013. Permafrost characterization at the Iqaluit International Airport, Nunavut, in support of decision-making and planning. Pages 131-142 in Summary of Activities 2012. Bureau Géoscientifique Canada-Nunavut.

Leblanc-Dumas, J., Allard, M., Tremblay, T., 2013. Quaternary geology and permafrost characteristics in central Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut. Pages 101-106 in Summary of Activities 2012. Bureau Géoscientifique Canada-Nunavut.

Vincent, W.F., Lemay, M., Allard, M., Wolfe, B.B., 2013. Adapting to permafrost change: A science framework. Eos, 94(42): 373-375. DOI: 10.1002/2013EO420002.

Allard, M., Lemay, M., 2012. Introduction. Pages 10-13 in Allard, M., Lemay, M. (Editors). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc. , Canada.

Allard, M., Lemay, M., Barrette, C., L’Hérault, E., Sarrazin, D., Bell, T., Doré, G., 2012. Permafrost and climate change in Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: Importance for municipal and transportation infrastructures. Pages 171-197 in Allard, M., Lemay, M. (Editors). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc. , Canada.

Allard, M., Lemay, M., Barrett, M., Bertol, M., Brassard, F., Cossette, S., Duhaime, G., Girard, N., Poisson, F., Sheldon, T., Simpson, A., 2012. Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: an Inuit homeland peninsula. Pages 31-55 in Allard, M., Lemay, M. (Editors). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc. , Canada.

Allard, M., Lemay, M. (Editors), 2012. Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc., 303 pages. , Canada.

Barrett, M., Sheldon, T., Brown, R., Allard, M., Lemay, M., Whiteley, S., 2012. Science to policy synthesis of the Nunavik-Nunatsiavut IRIS assessment. Pages 14-29 in Allard, M., Lemay, M. (Editors). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc. , Canada.

Brown, R., Lemay, M., Allard, M., Barrand, N.E., Barrette, C., Bégin, Y., Bell, T., Bernier, M., Bleau, S., Chaumont, D., Dibike, Y., Frigon, A., Leblanc, P., Paquin, D., Sharp, M.J., Way, R., 2012. Climate variability and change in the Canadian Eastern Subarctic IRIS region (Nunavut and Nunatsiavut). Pages 57-113 in Allard, M., Lemay, M. (Editors). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc. , Canada.

Hachem, S., Duguay, C.R., Allard, M., 2012. Comparison of MODIS-derived Land Surface Temperature with near-surface soil and near-surface soil and air temperatures in continuous permafrost terrain. The Cryosphere, 6(1): 51-69. DOI: 10.5194/tc-6-51-2012.

Lavoie, C., Allard, M., Duhamel, D., 2012. Deglaciation landforms and C-14 chronology of the Lac Guillaume-Delisle area, eastern Hudson Bay: A report on field evidence. Geomorphology, 159-160: 142-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.03.015.

Bhiry, N., Delwaide, A., Allard, M., Bégin, Y., Filion, L., Lavoie, M., Nozais, C., Payette, S., Pienitz, R., Saulnier-Talbot, É., Vincent, W.F., 2011. Environmental change in the Great Whale River region, Hudson Bay: Five decades of multidisciplinary research by Centre d’études nordiques (CEN). Écoscience, 18(3 - special issue: 50th Year Anniversary of CEN): 182-203. DOI: 10.2980/18-3-3469.

Buteau, S., Fortier, R., Allard, M., 2010. Permafrost weakening as a potential impact of climatic warming. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, 24(1): 1-18.

Smith, S.L., Romanovsky, V., Lewkowicz, A.G., Burn, C., Allard, M., Clow, G.D., Yoshikawa, K., Throop, J., 2010. Thermal State of Permafrost in North America: A Contribution to the International Polar Year. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 21(2): 117-135.

Hachem, S., Allard, M., Duguay, C.R., 2009. Using the MODIS Land Surface Temperature Product for Mapping Permafrost: An Application to Northern Que´bec and Labrador, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 20(4): 407-416.

 
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