Dr. Alex J. Cannon

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Research Scientist

Research on climate extremes and climate projections.

Current research and/or projects

Activities that contribute to the understanding of the state, trends, variability, extremes, and future projections of climate at both global and regional scales.

Research and/or project statements

Cannon, A.J., D.I. Jeong, X. Zhang, and F.W. Zwiers, 2020. Climate-resilient buildings and core public infrastructure: an assessment of the impact of climate change on climatic design data in Canada. http://publications.gc.ca/pub?id=9.893021&sl=0

Professional activities / interests

Editor-in-Chief (Meteorological and Hydrological Sciences), Atmosphere-Ocean

Associate Editor, Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography 

Editorial Advisory Board, Computers & Geosciences

Committee on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, American Meteorological Society (2011-2017)

Education and awards

Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, UBC

M.Sc. Climatology, Dip. Meteorology, B.Sc.

CMOS President's Prize

AMS Editor's Award

CMOS Andrew Thomson Prize in Applied Meteorology

WMO Research Award for Young Scientists

CMOS Tertia M.C. Hughes Award

Environment Canada Citation of Excellence

Key publications


Adjunct professor, Atmospheric Science, University of British Columbia (UBC)

Adjunct professor, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria