Diane Masson

Research Scientist

Current research and/or projects

  • Coastal oceanography
  • Ocean surface waves

Key publications

  1. Johannessen, S.C., D. Masson and R.W. Macdonald. 2006. Distribution and cycling of suspended particles inferred from transmissivity in the Strait of Georgia, Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. Atmosphere-Ocean. 44(1):17-27.
  2. Masson, D. and P.F. Cummins. 2006. Temperature trends and interannual variability in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. Continental Shelf Research. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2006.10.009.
  3. Meylan, M.H. and D. Masson. 2006. A linear Boltzmann equation to model wave scattering in the marginal ice zone. Ocean Modelling. 11(3-4):417-427.
  4. Masson, D. 2005. Seasonal water mass analysis for the Straits of Juan de Fuca and Georgia. Atmosphere-Ocean. 43(2).
  5. Masson, D. and P.F. Cummins. 2004. Observations and modeling of seasonal variability in the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca. J. Mar. Res. 62:491-516.
  6. Masson, D. 2002. Deep water renewal in the Strait of Georgia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 54:115-126.
  7. Cretney, W., W. Crawford, D. Masson and T. Hamilton. 2002. Oceanographic and Geological Setting of a Possible Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in the Queen Charlotte Basin. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document 2002/004:38 pp.
  8. Masson, D. and P.F. Cummins. 2000. Fortnightly modulation of the estuarine circulation in Juan de Fuca Strait. J. Mar. Res. 58:439-463.
  9. Cummins, P.F., D. Masson and M.G.G. Foreman. 2000. Stratification and mean flow effects on diurnal tidal currents off Vancouver Island. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 30(1):15-30.
  10. Masson, D. and P.F. Cummins. 1999. Numerical simulations of a buoyancy-driven coastal countercurrent off Vancouver Island. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 29(3):418-435.
  11. Masson, Diane. 1996. A case study of wave-current interaction in a strong tidal current. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 26:359-372.
  12. Masson, D. and R.E. Thomson. 1995. Extreme waves in coastal waters. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting, Oct. 16-20, Banff AB, 279-284.
  13. Masson, D. 1994. Interactions with ice. In: J.G. Komen et al. [eds]. Dynamics and Modelling of Ocean Waves. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 532 pp.

Research facility

9860 West Saanich Road
Sidney, BC V8L 4B2