Richard Carr

Fire Research Analyst

Current research and/or projects

  • Processing near real time and historical meteorological data for use in wildland fire information systems (see Links – CWFIS)
  • Meteorological modelling
  • Development of specialized fire management computer products
  • Reception and processing of Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer satellite imagery
  • Application of forest fire weather information in other systems (FireMARS, Drought Monitor)
  • Content development for federal emergency response plans
  • Facilitation of forest fire information flow within NRCan and between NRCan and external agencies

Education and awards

Diploma, Photographic Technology, 1980 (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)

BSc Geography, Specialization in Meteorology, 1994 (University of Alberta)

Research facility

5320-122nd Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 3S5


Represents NRCan-CFS on the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre’s Forest and Fire Meteorology Community of Practice

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System (CWFIS)