Dr. Michael Sigmond

Research Scientist - Understanding, modelling and prediction of climate variability and change
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Current research and/or projects

Understanding and predicting climate variability and climate change using climate models.

  • Seasonal climate predictions (Arctic sea ice, stratosphere and its impact on the surface)
  • Atmospheric large-scale circulation changes, and implications for regional climate
  • Impact of the ozone hole on the Southern Ocean and Antarctic sea ice
  • Local and remote climate impacts of Arctic sea ice melt
  • Stratospheric climate change

Professional activities / interests

Co-author, WMO 2018 Ozone Assessment, Chapter 4 (Stratospheric ozone changes and climate)

Co-author, SPARC Report on the Evaluation of Chemistry-Climate Models, 2010, Chapter 3 (Radiation)

Co-author, SPARC Report on the Evaluation of Chemistry-Climate Models, 2010, Chapter 4 (Dynamics)

Education and awards

PhD. University of Eindhoven (The Netherlands) 2003

M.S. University of Utrecht (The Netherlands) 1999

Key publications

2016

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          2011

          2010

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          2008

          Affiliations

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

          Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (Member)

          American Geophysical Union (Member)

          American Meteorological Society (Member)