Konrad Gajewski

Konrad Gajewski

Konrad Gajewski is a professor of geography, environment and geomatics at L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa in Canada. He has been a researcher in climate change/paleoclimatology for over 40 years.

The effects of a recent fire can be seen in the background. (Photo by Konrad Gajewski)

Global warming is changing Canada’s boreal forest and tundra

By: - March 14, 2023

Global warming is affecting the boreal forest — what happens will depend on the climate, vegetation and the frequency and intensity of wildfires. Changes in the north include increases or decreases in leaf growth, called Arctic greening and browning, more extensive growth of shrubs and treeline movement. It is the interaction of fire, climate and […]