CanSISE: Organization

Institutional Partners


        University of Toronto
  University of Victoria
  University of Northern British Columbia
  York University
  University of Waterloo
  University of Guelph
  McGill University
  University of British Columbia
   Environment Canada
  Climate Research Division (Downsview)
  Canadian Climate Centre for Modelling and Analysis
  Canadian Ice Service
  Meteorological Research Division
   Non-Governmental Partner
  Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium


(Links point to Google search for collaborator name)

    Principal Investigator 

       Paul Kushner (funded)        Link      University of Toronto
   Steering Committee     
  Chris Derksen (funded) Link CRD/Environment Canada
  Stephen Déry (funded) Link University of Northern British Columbia
  Greg Flato Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Chris Fletcher (funded) Link University of Waterloo
  John Fyfe (funded) Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Christian Haas (funded) Link York University
  Stephen Howell Link CRD/Environment Canada
  William Merryfield (funded) Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Francis Zwiers (funded) Link Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
   Advisory Panel (unfunded)    
  Cecilia Bitz Link University of Washington
  Tom Carrieres Link CIS/Environment Canada
  Humphrey Melling Link Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  David Pierce Link Scripps
  Doug Smith Link UK Met Office
  Adrienne Tivy Link CIS/Environment Canada
   Other funded collaborators    
  Aaron Berg Link University of Guelph
  Nathan Gillett Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  William Hsieh Link  University of British Columbia
  Bruno Tremblay Link McGill University
   Other Canadian collaborators     
  Stéphane Belair Link MRD/Environment Canada
  George Boer Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Ross Brown Link CRD/Environment Canada
  Alex Cannon Link Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
  Marco Carrera Link MRD/Environment Canada
  Slava Kharin Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Maryam Namazi Link University of Victoria
  Knut von Salzen Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Markus Schnorbus Link Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
  John Scinocca Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Michael Sigmond Link CCCma/Environment Canada
  Xuebin Zhang Link CRD/Environment Canada
   International collaborators (unfunded)
  Camille Li Link University of Bergen
  James Screen Link University of Exeter
  Seok-woo Son Link Seoul National University
  Laurent Terray Link



Project Manager

       Bob Christensen                           University of Toronto

Highly Qualified Personnel

    Michael Allchin University of Northern British Columbia
  Jaison Ambadan Guelph University
  Gabrielle Auclair McGill University
  CC Bajish York University
  Badawy Bakr University of Waterloo
  Adeline Bichet University of Toronto
  Niraula Bimochan McGill University
  Russell Blackport University of Toronto
  Amelie Bouchat McGill University
  Charles Brunnette McGill University
  Tyler Burns Guelph University
  Angela Cheng McGill University
  Robert Christensen University of Toronto
  Charles Curry Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
  Patricia DeRepentigny McGill University
  Louis Desjardin McGill University
  Amy Dietrich University of Waterloo
  Arlan Dirkson University of Victoria
  Marie-Eve Gagne University of Victoria
  Melissa Gervais McGill University
  Keol Han University of Toronto
  Marco Harnandez University of Northern British Columbia
  Stephanie Hay University of Toronto
  Tyler Herrington University of Waterloo
  Siraj Islam University of Northern British Columbia
  Euan Joly-Smith University of Toronto
  Do Hyuk Kang University of Northern British Columbia
  Mark Kazakevic University of Toronto
  Megan Kirchmeier-Young University of Victoria
  Manoj Kizhakkeniyil Guelph University
  Sanjeev Kumar Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
  Marlene Machemy University of Toronto
  Kelly McCusker University of Victoria
  Yara Mohajerani University of Toronto
  Lawrence Mudryk University of Toronto
  Bennitt Mueller University of Victoria
  N Nagtegaal University of Waterloo
  Reza Najafi Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
  Santosh Neupane University of Waterloo
  Yaasiin Oozeer University of Waterloo
  Matthew Pittana York University
  Alexander Slavin McGill University
  Drew Snauffer University of British Columbia
  Reinel Sospedra-Alfonso University of Victoria
  Neil Tandon University of Toronto
  Chad Thackeray University of Waterloo
  Marcus Todt University of Waterloo
  James Williams McGill University
  Tobias Woerthle  University of Waterloo
  Waqar Younas University of British Columbia
  Xuesong Zhang University of Toronto

Recent Publications

Curry, C. L., and F. W. Zwiers, 2018: Examining controls on peak annual streamflow and floods in the Fraser River Basin of British Columbia. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 2285–2309, doi:10.5194/hess-22-2285-2018.

Hay, S., P. J. Kushner, R. Blackport, and K. E. McCusker, 2018: On the Relative Robustness of the Climate Response to High-Latitude and Low-Latitude Warming. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 6232–6241, doi:10.1029/2018GL077294.

Kushner, P. J., and Coauthors, 2018: Canadian snow and sea ice: assessment of snow, sea ice, and  related climate processes in Canada’s Earth system model and climate-prediction system. The Cryosphere, 12, 1137–1156, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1137-2018.

Mudryk, L. R., and Coauthors, 2018: Canadian snow and sea ice: historical trends and projections. The Cryosphere, 12, 1157–1176, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1157-2018.

Oudar, T., P. Kushner, J. C. Fyfe, and M. Sigmond, 2018: No impact of anthropogenic aerosols on early 21st century global temperature trends in a large initial-condition ensemble. Accepted. Geophysical Research Letters.

Tandon Neil F., Kushner Paul J., Docquier David, Wettstein Justin J., and Li Camille, 2018: Reassessing Sea Ice Drift and Its Relationship to Long-Term Arctic Sea Ice Loss in Coupled Climate Models. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 0, doi:10.1029/2017JC013697.