Dr. Carl E. Brown
Current research and/or projects
Contributing to Environment Canada's mandate on risk mitigation and environmental emergencies planning and management - research and development
- Fate and effects of oils and chemicals on the environment, treatment technologies, and other countermeasures
- Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) - chemical research and development
- Oil spill remote sensor research and development
- Application of laser technologies to environmental problems
Professional activities / interests
Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP), Chemical Community of Practice Co-Leader
Member, Chemical Institute of Canada, American Chemical Society
Member, Canadian Remote Sensing Society
Education and awards
2011 Citation of Excellence in Teamwork, Partnering and Collaboration - ESTS Deepwater Horizon Scientific Support Team
2010 Citation of Excellence in Teamwork, Partnering and Collaboration - Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Team
Graduate of the Government of Canada’s Scientists as Leaders management development program
Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry) McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Nunziata, F., M. Migliaccio, and C.E. Brown. 2012. Reflection Symmetry for Polarimetric Observation of Man-Made Metallic Targets at Sea. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Vol. 37(3): 384-394.
Migliaccio, M., F. Nunziata, C.E. Brown, B. Holt, X. Li, W. Pichel, and M. Shimada. 2012. Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Utilized to Track Oil Spills,. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 93(16): 161-162.
Brown, C.E. 2011. Laser Fluorosensors. In Oil Spill Science and Technology: Prevention, Response, and Clean Up, Ed. M. Fingas, Elsevier, Burlington, MA, USA, pp. 171-182.
Brown, C.E., B. Fieldhouse, T.C. Lumley, P. Lambert and B.P. Hollebone. 2011. Environment Canada's Methods for Assessing Oil Spill Treating Agents. In Oil Spill Science and Technology: Prevention, Response, and Clean Up, Ed. M. Fingas, Elsevier, Burlington, MA, USA, pp. 643-671.
Brown, C.E., P.G. Lambert, K. Volcheck and N.J. Yanofsky. 2011. CRTI Chemical Science Cluster – An Environment Canada Perspective on Nine Years of R&D and Related Scientific Activities. In Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response, Environment Canada, Ottawa, ON, pp. 624-638.
Nunziata, F., M. Migliaccio and C.E. Brown. 2010. A Physically-Based Approach to Observe Man-Made Metallic Objects in Dual-Polarized SAR Data. In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 3007-3010.
Khelifa, A. and C.E. Brown. 2010. Fate of Oil-SPM Aggregates in the St. Lawrence Estuary. In Proceedings of the Thirty-third AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, pp. 609-622.
Yang, C., Z. Wang, B.P. Hollebone, C.E. Brown and M. Landriault. 2009. Characteristics of Bicyclic Sesquiterpanes in Crude Oils and Petroleum Products. Journal of Chromatography A, Vol. 1216, pp. 4475–448.
Canadian Government Laboratory Visiting Fellowship in Chemistry
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Industrial Fellowship
Research Associate National Research Council Canada