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Trevor Lantz

University of Victoria

Trevor Lantz is an Associate Professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria. He holds a PhD (Landscape Ecology) from the University of British Columbia, an MSc (Ethnoecology) from the University of Victoria, and a BSc (Botany) from the University of Alberta. Trevor’s research focusses on understanding the rates, causes, and consequences of environmental change in the western Canadian Arctic. He and his students in the Arctic Landscape Ecology Lab work collaboratively with indigenous hunters and trappers to gain insight into regional environmental change and to guide detailed field research investigating the processes facilitating change. To place their field studies in a regional context, and to examine variation at a broader scale, they use remote sensing and modelling. Trevor’s recent research has focussed primarily on four areas: 1) vegetation change, 2) thawing permafrost, 3) traditional knowledge studies, and 4) Arctic storm surges. Trevor lives in Victoria, British Columbia with his partner and two daughters and enjoys playing in an amateur bluegrass band named “Lonesome Pine.”