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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;
  • Jennifer Baltzer, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Forests and Global Change, Department of Biology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON; 
  • Aaron Berg, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON; 
  • Andy Black, Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; 
  • Sean Carey, Professor, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON; 
  • John Hanesiak, Professor, Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB; 
  • Masaki Hayashi, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Physical Hydrology, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB; 
  • Warren Helgason, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • Andrew Ireson, Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability and the Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • Edward Johnson, Professor and Director of Biogeoscience Institute, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB; 
  • Jill Johnstone, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • Yanping Li, Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability and the Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK;
  • Phil Marsh, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Cold Regions Water Science, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON; 
  • Shawn Marshall, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Climate Change, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • Jeff McDonnell, Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability and the Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • John Pomeroy, Distinguished Professor and Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, Department of Geography and Planning and Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • William Quinton, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Cold Regions Hydrology, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON; 
  • Saman Razavi, Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability and the Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • Ronald Stewart, Professor, Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB; 
  • Julie Thériault, Assistant Professor, Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, QC; 
  • Merritt Turetsky, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Integrative Ecology, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON; 

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; 
  • 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; 
  • Barrie Bonsal, Research Scientist, Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • Mike Demuth, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON; 
  • 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; 
  • 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;
  • Alain Pietroniro, Research Scientist and Director, Hydrological Services, Meteorological Service of Canada, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • 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;  
  • Chris Spence, Research Scientist, National Hydrology Research Centre, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK;
  • Kit Szeto, Research Scientist, Climate Research Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON; 
  • Garth van der Kamp, Research Scientist, National Hydrology Research Centre, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK;  
  • Daqing Yang, Research Scientist, National Hydrology Research Centre, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK; 
  • Xuebin Zhang, Research Scientist, Climate Research Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON;