Dr. Andrew Leung

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Policy Analyst

Current research and/or projects

  • Snow depth measurements in northern Canada
  • Indigenous knowledge mobilization and engagement



  • Data sharing agreement
  • 1991-2020 Canadian Climate Normals

Education and awards

Ph.D Environmental Science, University of Toronto, 2019

Ph.D thesis

International experience and/or work

Environmental field camp, Iceland, 2012

Key publications

Gough, W.A. and Leung, A.C.W. 2022. Do Airports Have Their Own Climate? Meteorology, 1(2):171-182. DOI:10.3390/meteorology1020012.

Leung, A.C.W., Gough, W.A. and Mohsin, T. 2022. Analysing Historical and Modelling Future Soil Temperature at Kuujjuaq, Quebec (Canada): Implications on Aviation Infrastructure. Forecasting, 4(1):95-125. DOI:10.3390/forecast4010006.

Anderson, V., Leung, A.C.W., Mehdipoor, H., Jänicke, B., Milošević, D., Oliveira, A., ... Zurita-Milla, R. 2021. Technological opportunities for sensing of the health effects of weather and climate change: a state-of-the-art-review. International Journal of Biometeorology, 65, 779-803 . DOI:10.1007/s00484-020-02063-z.

Leung, A.C.W., Gough, W.A., Butler, K.A., Mohsin, T. and Hewer, M. 2020. Characterizing observed surface wind speed in the Hudson Bay and Labrador regions of Canada from an aviation perspective. International Journal of Biometeorology (in press). DOI:10.1007/s00484-020-02021-9.

Leung, A.C.W., Gough, W.A. and Butler, K.A. 2020. Changes in Fog, Ice Fog, and Low Visibility in the Hudson Bay Region: Impacts on Aviation. Atmosphere, 11(2):186. DOI:10.3390/atmos11020186.

Leung, A.C.W., Gough, W.A. and Shi, Y. 2017. Identifying Frostquakes in Central Canada and Neighbouring Regions in the United States with Social Media. In Citizen Empowered Maping. Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 201-222. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-51629-5_9.

Leung, A.C.W. and Gough, W.A. 2016. Air mass distribution and the heterogeneity of the climate change signal in the Hudson Bay/Foxe Basin region, Canada. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 125(3):583-59. DOI:10.1007/s00704-015-1523-x.