The Core CCRN Team

The CCRN research team consists of over 40 university and federal scientists from eight Canadian universities and four federal government departments.  This inter-disciplinary team includes experimentalists, modellers, and analysts from atmospheric science, hydrology, and ecology.

Canadian University Investigators and Collaborators

  • Howard Wheater, CCRN Principal Investigator and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://homepage.usask.ca/~hsw171/index.php

Canadian Federal/Provincial Government Investigators and Collaborators 

  • Vivek Arora, Research Scientist, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Victoria, BC; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/ccmac-cccma/default.asp?lang=En&n=51CA77EB-1
  • Alan Barr, Research Scientist, Climate Processes Section, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK  
  • Paul Bartlett, Research Scientist, Climate Processes Section, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Barrie Bonsal, Research Scientist, Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Mike Demuth, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON; website: http://www.science.gc.ca/
  • John Diiwu, Forest Hydrology Specialist, Forest Program Management Section, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Edmonton, AB
  • Vincent Fortin, Research Scientist, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Meteorological Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, QC; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Allan Howard, Manager, National Agroclimate Information Service, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Regina, SK
  • Dave Hudak, Research Scientist, Cloud Physics and Severe Weather Section, Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, King City, ON 
  • Richard Janowicz, Manager, Hydrology Unit, Water Resources Branch, Yukon Environment, Whitehorse, YT 
  • Bob Kochtubajda, Research Scientist, Applied Environmental Prediction Science, Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Edmonton, AB
  • Murray MacKay, Research Scientist, Meteorological Research Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Alain Pietroniro, Research Scientist and Director, Hydrological Services, Meteorological Service of Canada, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/ 
  • Garry Scrimgeour, Aquatic Ecologist, Protected Areas Establishment and Conservation, Office of the Chief Ecosystem Scientist, Parks Canada, Calgary, AB
  • Craig Smith, Research Climatologist, Climate Processes Section, Climate Research Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/ 
  • Chris Spence, Research Scientist, National Hydrology Research Centre, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Kit Szeto, Research Scientist, Climate Research Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Garth van der Kamp, Research Scientist, National Hydrology Research Centre, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/  
  • Daqing Yang, Research Scientist, National Hydrology Research Centre, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/
  • Xuebin Zhang, Research Scientist, Climate Research Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON; website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/scitech/