Publications

Chila, Z.K.E., Dunmall, K., Proverbs, T., Lantz, T., Aklavik Hunters and Trappers Committee, Inuvik Hunters and Trappers Committee, Sachs Harbour Hunters and Trappers Committee, Olokhaktomiut Hunters and Trappers Committee, and Paulatuk Hunters and Trappers Committee. (2022). Inuvialuit knowledge of pacific salmon range expansion in the western Canadian Arctic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Just-in Manuscript PDF

Seider, J.H., Lantz, T.C., Hermosilla, T., Wulder, M.A., and Wang, J.A. (2022). Biophysical determinants of shifting tundra vegetation productivity in the Beaufort Delta region of Canada. Ecosystems (New York). PDF

Travers-Smith, H., Lantz, T.C., and Fraser, R.H. (2021). Surface Water Dynamics and Rapid Lake Drainage in the Western Canadian Subarctic (1985-2020). Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126(12). PDF

Chen, A., Lantz, T.C., Hermosilla, T., and Wulder, M.A. (2021). Biophysical controls of increased tundra productivity in the western Canadian Arctic. Remote Sensing of Environment, 258. PDF

Travers-Smith, H. and Lantz, T.C. (2020). Leading edge disequilibrium in sub-Arctic alder and spruce populations across the tundra-forest ecotone. Ecosphere, 11(7). PDF

Hovel, R., Brammer, J., Hodgson, E., Amos, A., Lantz, T., Turner, C., Proverbs, T. and Lord, S. (2020). The importance of continuous dialogue in community-based wildlife monitoring: case studies of dzan and łuk digaii in the Gwich’in Settlement Area. Arctic Science, 00, 1-19. PDF

Proverbs, T.A. Lantz, T.C. and the Gwich’in Tribal Council Department of Cultural Heritage. (2020). Cumulative environmental impacts in the Gwich’in cultural landscape. Sustainability , 12(11), 4667. PDF

Campbell, T.K., Lantz, T.C. Fraser, R.F. and Hogan, D. (2020). High Arctic vegetation change mediated by hydrological conditions, Ecosystems. PDF

Proverbs, T. A., Lantz, T. C., Lord, S. I., Amos, A., & Ban, N. C. (2020). Social-Ecological Determinants of Access to Fish and Well-Being in Four Gwich'in Communities in Canada's Northwest Territories. Human Ecology, 131. PDF

Lantz, T. C., Moffat, N. D., Jones, B. M., Chen, Q., & Tweedie, C. E. (2020). Mapping exposure to flooding in three coastal communities on the North Slope of Alaska using Airborne LiDAR. Coastal Management, 48(2), 96-117. PDF

Thomas, H. et al. (including Lantz, T.C). (2020). Global plant trait relationships extend to the climatic extremes of the tundra biome. Nature Communications, 11, 1351. PDF

Thompson, K., T.C Lantz, N.C. Ban. (2020). A review of Indigenous knowledge and participation in environmental monitoring. Ecology and Society, 25(2):10. PDF

Turner, C.K., T.C. Lantz, and J.T Fisher. (2020). Muskrat distributions in a changing Arctic Delta are explained by patch composition and configuration. Arctic Science, 6(2):77-94. PDF

Lantz T.C., N.D. Moffat, R.H. Fraser, X. Walker. (2019). Reproductive limitation mediates the response of white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) to climate warming across the forest-tundra ecotone. Arctic Science. PDF

Campbell, T.K., Lantz, T.C., and Fraser, R.H. (2018). Impacts of climate change and intensive lesser snow goose (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) activity on surface water in high Arctic pond complexes.Remote Sensing. 10(12), 1892. PDF

Turner, C.K., Lantz, T.C., and the Gwich'in Tribal Council Department of Cultural Heritage. (2018). Springtime in the Delta: The sociocultural importance of muskrats to Gwich'in and Inuvialuit trappers throughout periods of ecological and socioeconomic change. Human Ecology. 46: 601-611. PDF

Fraser, R.H., Kokelj, S.V., Lantz, T.C., McFarlane-Winchester, M.,Olthof, I., and Lacelle, D. (2018). Climate sensitivity of high Arctic permafrost terrain demonstrated by widespread ice-wedge thermokarst on Banks Island. Remote Sensing. 10: 954 PDF

Zhang, Y., Sherstiukov, A.B., Qian, B., Kokelj, S. and Lantz, T.C. (2018). Impacts of snow on soil temperature observed across the circumpolar north. Environmental Research Letters. 13(4): 044012. PDF

Rickbeil, G.J.M., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., and Lantz, T.C. (2018). Changing northern vegetation conditions are influencing barren ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) post-calving movement rates. Journal of Biogeography. 45: 702-712. PDF

Bjorkman, A.D., et al. (2018). Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27: 1402-1411. PDF

Bjorkman, A.D., et al. (2018). Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome. Nature. 562: 57-62. PDF

Martin, A.F., Lantz, T.C., and Humphreys, E.R. (2017). Ice wedge degradation and CO2 and CH4 emissions in the Tuktoyaktuk Coastlands, NT. Arctic Science. 4: 130-145. PDF

Thompson, S.D., Nelson, T.A., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., and Lantz, T.C. (2017). Global spatial-temporal variability in terrestrial productivity and phenology regimes between 2000 and 2012. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 107: 1519-1537. PDF

Kokelj, S.V., Palmer, M.J., Lantz, T.C., and Burn, C.R. (2017). Ground temperatures and permafrost warming from forest to tundra, Tuktoyaktuk Coastlands and Anderson Plain, NWT, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 28(3), 543-551. PDF

Cameron, E.A. and Lantz, T.C. (2017). Persistent changes to ecosystems following winter road construction and abandonment in an area of discontinuous permafrost, Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 49(2): 259-276. PDF

Clarke, H., Cooley, D., Humphries, M., Landry-Cuerrier, M., and Lantz, T. (2017). Summer habitat selection by moose on the Old Crow Flats. Report MR-17-01. Whitehorse, Yukon: Yukon Fish and Wildlife Branch. PDF

Lantz, T.C. (2017). Vegetation Succession and Environmental Conditions following Catastrophic Lake Drainage in Old Crow Flats, Yukon. Arctic. 70(2):177-189. doi:10.14430/arctic4646. PDF

Kokelj, S. V., Lantz, T. C., Tunnicliffe, J., Segal, R., & Lacelle, D. (2017). Climate-driven thaw of permafrost preserved glacial landscapes, northwestern Canada. Geology, G38626-1. PDF

Fraser, R. H., Olthof, I., Lantz, T. C., & Schmitt, C. (2016). UAV photogrammetry for mapping vegetation in the low-Arctic. Arctic Science, 2(3): 79-102. PDF

Tyson, W., Lantz, T.C., Ban, N.C. (2016).Cumulative Effects of Environmental Change on Culturally Significant Ecosystems in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. ARCTIC. 69(4): 391-405. PDF

Moffat, N.D.,T.C, Lantz, R.H. Fraser, and I. Olthof. (2016). Recent Vegetation Change (1980-2013) in the Tundra Ecosystems of the Tuktoyaktuk Coastlands, NWT, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 48: 581-597. PDF

Segal, RA, TC Lantz, SV Kokelj. (2016). Acceleration of thaw slump activity in glaciated landscapes of the Western Canadian Arctic. Environmental Research Letters. 11(3): 034025. PDF

Andrews, T.D, Kokelj, S.V., MacKay, G., Buysse, J., Kritsch, I., Andre, A., and Lantz, T.C. (2016). Permafrost thaw and Aboriginal cultural landscapes: A GIS-based risk sssessment in the Gwich’in Settlement Region, Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada. APT Bulletin. 47: 15-22. PDF

Samsonov, S., Lantz, T.C., Kokelj, S.V., and Zhang, Y. (2016). Growth of a young pingo in the Canadian Arctic observed by RADARSAT-2 interferometric satellite radar. The Cryosphere. 10: 799-810. PDF

Cameron, E.A. and Lantz, T.C. (2016). Drivers of tall shrub proliferation adjacent to the Dempster Highway, Northwest Territories, Canada. Environmental Research Letters. 114: 045006. PDF

Steedman, A., Lantz, T.C., and Kokelj, S.V. (2016). Spatio-temporal variation in high-centre polygons and ice wedge melt ponds, Tuktoyaktuk Coastlands, Northwest Territories. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. doi: 10.1002/ppp.1880. PDF

Cameron, E.A. (2015). Ecological Impacts of Roads in Canada's North. MSc Thesis. University of Victoria. PDF

Myers-Smith, I.H., Elmendorf, S.C., Beck, P.S.A., Wilmking, M., Hallinger, M., Blok, D., Tape, K.D., Rayback, S.A., Macias-Fauria, M., Forbes, J.D.M. Speed, N. Boulanger-Lapointe, C. Rixen, E. Lévesque, N.M. Schmidt, B.C., Baittinger, C., Trant, A.J., Hermanutz, L., Collier, L.S., Dawes, M.A., Lantz, T.C., Weijers, S., Jørgensen, R.H., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Naito, A.T., Ravolainen, V., Schaepman-Strub, G., Wheeler, J., Wipf, S., Guay, K., Hik D.S.,& M.Vellend. (2015). Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome. Nature Climate Change 5: 887-891. 10.1038/nclimate2697. PDF

Kokelj, S.V., Tunnicliffe, J., Lacelle, D., Lantz, T.C., Chin, K., and Fraser, R. (2015). Increased precipitation drives mega slump development and destabilization of ice-rich permafrost terrain, northwestern Canada. Global and Planetary Change. 129: 56-68. PDF

Lantz, T.C. and Turner, K.W. (2015). Changes in lake area in response to thermokarst processes and climate in Old Crow Flats, Yukon. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. PDF

O’Neill, H.B., Burn, C.R., Kokelj, S.V., and Lantz, T.C. (2015). 'Warm' tundra: Atmospheric and near-surface ground temperature inversions across an alpine treeline in continuous permafrost, western Arctic, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. PDF

Lantz, T.C., Kokelj, S.V., and Fraser, R.H. (2015). Ecological recovery in an Arctic delta following widespread saline incursion. Ecological Applications. 25: 172–185. PDF

Bennett, T.D. and Lantz, T.C. (2014). Participatory photomapping: a method for documenting, contextualizing, and sharing indigenous observations of environmental conditions. Polar Geography. 37(1): 28-47. PDF

Fraser, R.H., Lantz, T.C., Olthof, I., Kokelj, S.V., and Sims, R.A. (2014). Warming-induced shrub expansion and lichen decline in the western Canadian Arctic. Ecosystems. 17: 1151-1168. PDF

Fraser, R.H., Olthof, I., Kokelj, S.V., Lantz, T.C., Lacelle, D., Brooker, A., Wolfe, S., and Schwarz, S. (2014). Detecting landscape changes in high latitude environments using Landsat trend analysis: 1. Visualization. Remote Sensing. 6: 11533-11557. PDF

Gill, H.K., Lantz, T.C., O’Neill, B., and Kokelj, S.V. (2014). Cumulative impacts and feedbacks of a gravel road on shrub tundra ecosystems in the Peel Plateau, Northwest Territories, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 46: 947-961. PDF

Gill, H.K., Lantz, T.C. and the Gwich’in Social and Cultural Institute. (2014). A community-based approach to mapping Gwich’in observations of environmental changes in the lower Peel River watershed, NT. Journal of Ethnobiology. 34: 294-314. PDF

Hobbs, R.J., Higgs, E.S., Hall, C.M., Bridgewater, P., Chapin III, F.S., Ellis, E.C., Ewel, J.J., Hallett, L.M., Harris, J.A., Hulvey, K.B., Jackson, S.T., Kennedy, P.L., Kueffer, C., Lach, L., Lantz, T.C., Lugo, A.E., Mascaro, J., Murphy, S.D., Nelson, C.R., Perring, M.P., Richardson, D.M., Seastedt, T.R., Standish, R.J., Starzomski, B.M., Suding, K.N., Tognetti, P.M., Yakob, L., and Yung, L. (2014). Managing the whole landscape: historical, hybrid and novel ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12: 557-564. PDF

Kokelj, S.V., Lantz, T.C., Wolfe, S., Kanigan, J.C., Morse, P.D., Coutts, R., Molina-Giraldo, N., and Burn, C.R. (2014). Distribution and activity of ice wedges across the forest‐tundra transition, western Arctic Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119: 2032-2047. PDF

Turner, K.W., Wolfe, B.B., Edward, T.W.D., Lantz, T.C., Hall, R.I., Larocque G. (2014). Controls on water balance of shallow thermokarst lakes and their relations with catchment characteristics: a multi-year, landscape-scale assessment based on water isotope tracers and remote sensing in Old Crow Flats, Yukon (Canada). Global Change Biology. 20: 1585-1603. doi:10.1111/gcb.12465. PDF

Bennett, T.D. and Lantz, T.L. (2014). Participatory photomapping: a method for documenting, contextualizing, and sharing indigenous observations of environmental conditions. Polar Geography. 37: 28-47. doi:10.1080/1088937X.2013.873089. PDF

Kokelj, S.V., Lacelle, D., Lantz, T.C., Malone, L., Tunnicliffe, J., Lauriol, B. Clark, I.D. and Chin, K. (2013). Thawing of massive ground ice in mega slumps drives increases in stream sediment and solute flux across a range of watershed scales. Journal of Geophysical Research. 118: 681-692. doi:10.1002/jgrf.20063. PDF

Lantz, T.C., Marsh, P. and Kokelj, S.V. (2013). Recent shrub proliferation in the Mackenzie Delta Uplands and microclimatic implications. Ecosystems. 16: 47-59. doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9595-2. PDF

Kokelj, S.V., Lantz, T.C., Solomon, S, Pisaric, M.F.J., Keith, D., Morse, P, Thienpont, J.R., Smol, J.P., and Esagok, D. (2012). Utilizing multiple sources of knowledge to investigate northern environmental change: Regional ecological impacts of a storm surge in the outer Mackenzie Delta, N.W.T. Arctic. 65: 257-272. PDF

Myers-Smith, I.H., Forbes, B.C., Wilmking, M., Hallinger, M., Lantz, T., Blok, D., Tape, K.D., Fauria, M.M., Sass-Klaassen, U., Lévesque, E., S. Boudreau, S., Ropars, P., Hermanutz, L., Trant, A., Collier, L.S., Weijers, S., Rozema, J., Rayback, S.A., Schmidt, N.M, Schaepman-Strub, G., Wipf, S., Rixen, C., Ménard, C., Venn, S., Goetz, S., Andreu-Hayles, L., Elmendorf, S., Epstein, H.E., Welker, J., Grogan, P., and Hik, D. (2011). Shrub expansion in tundra ecosystems: dynamics, impacts and research priorities. Environmental Research Letters. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/045509 PDF

Pisaric, F.J.M., Thienpont, J.R., Kokelj, S.V., Nesbitt, H., Lantz, T.C. Solomon, S., and Smol, J.P. (2011). Impacts of a recent storm surge on an Arctic delta ecosystem examined in the context of the last millennium. PNAS. 108: 8960-8965. PDF

Wolfe, B.B., Humphries, M.M., Pisaric, M.F.J., Balasubramaniam, A.M., Burn, C.R., Chan, L., Cooley, D., Froese, D.G., Graupe, S. Hall, R.I., Lantz, T., Porter, T.J., Roy-Leveillee, P., Turner, K.W., Wesche, S.D., and Williams, M. (2011). Environmental change and traditional use of the Old Crow Flats in Northern Canada: An IPY opportunity to meet the challenges of the new northern research paradigm. Arctic. 64. PDF

Lantz, T.C., Gergel, S.E. and Henry, G.H.R. (2010). Response of green alder (Alnus viridis subsp. fruticosa) patch dynamics and plant community composition to fire and regional temperature in north-western Canada. Journal of Biogeography. 37: 1597-1610. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02317.x. PDF

Lantz, T.C., Gergel, S.E. and Kokelj, S.V.(2010). Spatial heterogeneity in the shrub tundra ecotone in the Mackenzie Delta Region, Northwest Territories: Implications for Arctic environmental change. Ecosystems.13: 194-204. doi: 10.1007/s10021-009-9310-0. PDF

Marsh, P., Bartlett, P., MacKay, M., Pohl, S. and Lantz, T.C.(2010). Snowmelt Energetics at a Shrub Tundra site in the Western Canadian Arctic.Hydrological Processes. 24: 3603-3620. doi:10.1002/hyp.7786. PDF

Kokelj S.V., Lantz, T.C., Kanigan, J., Smith, S.S., and Coutts, R. (2009). Origin and polycyclic behavior of tundra thaw slumps, Mackenzie Delta region, Northwest Territories, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 20(2): 173-184. doi:10.1002/ppp.642. PDF

Lantz, T.C., Kokelj, S.V., Gergel, S.E. and Henry, G.H.R. (2009). Relative impacts of disturbance and temperature: persistent long-term changes in microenvironment and vegetation in retrogressive thaw slumps. Global Change Biology. 15: 1664-1675. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01917.x. PDF

Lantz T.C., Kokelj S.V. (2008). Increasing rates of retrogressive thaw slump activity in the Mackenzie Delta region, N.W.T., Canada. Geophysical Research Letters. 35(6), L06502, doi:10.1029/2007GL032433. PDF

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