Ervig Lapalme, PhD

Physicist - Head, Data Assimilation Systems Research and Development

Current research and/or projects

My role is to develop and maintain all the computer code related to data assimilation in meteorology and make it suitable for users to make research in this area. 

Education and awards

PhD, Physics, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada, 1999-2004

MSc, Physics, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada, 1998-1999

BSc, Mathematics-Physics, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada, 1995-1998

Key publications

Monique Tanguay, Luc Fillion, Ervig Lapalme, Manon Lajoie. May 2012. Four-Dimensional Variational Data Assimilation for the Canadian Regional Deterministic Prediction System. Monthly Weather Review, 140(5): 1517-1538. 

Fillion L., Tanguay M., Lapalme E., Denis B. Desgagnés M., Lee V., Ek N., Liu Z., Lajoie M., Pagé C., Caron J-F. December 2010. The Canadian Meteorological Center Limited-Area Regional Data Assimilation and Forecasting System, Weather and Forecasting,25(6): 1645-1669. 

Lapalme E., Fillion L., Tanguay M., Macpherson S. R., and Denis B., June 2009, The Canadian LAM 3D-Var continental analysis system, Presentation in  “23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction”, Omaha (Nebraska), United States. 

Lapalme E., J. Mattout et Lina J-M.  March 2006. Data-driven cortex parcelling and entropic inference in MEG, NeuroImage, 30(1): 160-171

C. Amblard, E. Lapalme, J-M Lina. March 2004. Biomagnetic Sources Detection by Maximum Entropy on the Mean with Graphical Models, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 55(3): 427-442

Lapalme E et al. June 2001.  Maximum Entropy on the mean approach for solving the MEG inverse problem, NeuroImage, 13(6): S62. Poster presented in Brighton in England in June 2001 during Human Brain Mapping Conference. 

E. Lapalme, Y. Saint-Aubin.  2001. Crossing Probabilities on same spin clusters in the two dimensional Ising model, J.Phys.A: 34:1825-1836