Atmospheric Science Faculty
Dr. Stephen Déry,
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Northern Hydrometeorology
Northern hydrometeorology, polar meteorology, boundary layer meteorology, snow,
permafrost, water budgets, climate variability and change.
Dr. Peter Jackson, Professor
mesoscale and synoptic meteorology and climatology, numerical
modelling, air pollution, weather forecasting.
Dr. Youmin Tang, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Climate Prediction and Predictability
Climate prediction/predictability, the development of coupled models, and 4 dimensional data assimilation.
Postdoctoral Fellows, Visiting Scientists, Research Associates and Research Technicians
Mr. Jason Burford, Research Associate
Hydrometeorology of the Quesnel River Basin.
Dr. Ziwang Deng, Postdoctoral Fellow
ENSO predictability and the development of coupled climate model.
Mr. Brendan Murphy, Research Associate
Forest and air pollution meteorology, applied climatology, atmospheric modelling of MPB transport and dispersion.
Dr. You Qin (Jean) Wang, High Performance Computing Senior Lab Instructor
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and scientific visualization using FLUENT, Tecplot, IDL, FIELDVIEW, etc.
Dr. Xiaobing Zhou, Postdoctoral Fellow
Ocean data assimilation and ENSO predictability.
- Mr. Wen
Yuanqiao, Visiting Scientist
Collaborative Scientific Computing Environments,
Mobile Agent & Peer to Peer Computing, Parallel
Computing and Large-scale Scientific Computing
Noullett (MSc), Research Associate
Outdoor and indoor air pollution, personal exposure assessment and health
Several faculty at UNBC work in atmospheric science related areas, but
are housed in administrative units other than Environmental Science &
Dr. Art Fredeen, Associate Professor, Forestry Program
Forest CO2 flux using a Bowen ratio system, below ground efflux measurements, and eddy covariance system.
Dr. Scott Green, Assistant Professor, Forestry Program
Northern forest response to environmental conditions across primary landscape gradients and climate change.
Dr. Margot Mandy,
Assistant Professor, Chemistry Program
Kinetic modelling of reaction networks important in atmospheric chemistry and interstellar medium.
Dr. Brian Menounos, Assistant Professor, Geography Program
Climate change and its impact on mountain watershed in the Canadian Cordillera.
Dr. Patrick Montgomery, Associate Professor, Mathematics Program
Mathematical component of fluid mechanics concerning turbidity currents and shallow-water gravity currents.
Dr. Eric Rapaport, Assistant Professor, Environmental Planning Program
Climate change and urban systems.
Dr. Heather Smith, Associate Professor, International Studies Program
International and Canadian dimensions of climate change policy.
Dr. Roger Wheate, Associate Professor, Geography Program
Climate change impact on glaciers.
Dr. Ken Wilkening, Assistant Professor, International Studies Program
Science-policy interface of international environmental issues, especially in the Asia and Pacific region.