Prof. James R. Drummond
iCACGP Commission Member- Secretary
Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie University
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Research Interests        Awards        Publications        Detailed CV

B.A., Oxford (1972)

M.A., Oxford (1978)

D.Phil., Oxford (1977)

Employment History   

Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Remote Sounding of Atmospheres, Dalhousie University (2006-)

Associate Chair, Graduate Studies, Department of Physics, University of Toronto (2002-2005)

Industrial Research Chair in "Atmospheric Remote Sounding from Space", (1996-2006)

Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto (1992)

Visitor, National Center for Atmospheric Research, (1987)

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto (1984)

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto (1979)

Junior Research Fellow, Linacre College, Oxford (1977-1979)

Research Interests   

Atmospheric Physics (Experimental) Remote Sounding; Atmospheric Radiation Studies; Global Change; Spectral Lineshapes; Atmospheric Spectroscopy. Atmospheric Composition: remote measurements using balloons and satellites; Atmospheric Radiative Transfer: particularly as applied to remote sensing and atmospheric constituents; Arctic atmosphere issues; Mars atmosphere.

Related Research Activities   

Principal Investigator (PI), Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) experiment on Terra spacecraft (1986-)

Co Investigator (Co-I), Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) of Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) on SCISAT 1 spacecraft (1999-)

Co I, Measurements of Atmospheric Extinction in the Stratosphere and Troposphere Retrieved by Occultation (MAESTRO) , ACE on SCISAT 1 (2000-)

PI of the Canadian Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Change (CANDAC) (2005-)

Canadian University lead for the Mars Atmospheric Trace Molecule Occultation Spectrometer (MATMOS)

Honours, Awards, Etc.   

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2005)

Elected member of the steering committee of IGAC (International Global Atmospheric Chemistry) Core Project of the IGBP (International Geosphere Biosphere Project) . 2006

Elected a Member of ICACGP (International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution) (2006)

Member of the Steering Committee for the Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (2006)

Summary of Professional Contributions   

Papers published in refereed scientific journals: 135
Conference presentations: 355
Ph.D. theses under my supervision 14

Detailed CV