Sylvie Gravel

Research Scientist - Modelling and Integration Research, Air Quality Research
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Current research and/or projects

Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to assess risks to Canadians and their environment posed by pollutants or other harmful or dangerous substances

  • Numerical modelling of atmospheric chemistry
  • Numerical modelling of atmospheric flow

Professional activities / interests

Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS)

Journal paper reviews

Adjunct Professorship with the Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Education and awards

Ph.D. Meteorology, McGill University

Key publications

Côté, J., S. Gravel, A. Méthot, A. Patoine, M. Roch and A. Staniforth. 1998. The operational CMC/MRB global environmental multiscale (GEM) model: Part I- Design considerations and formulation. Mon. Wea. Rev. 126:1373-1395.

Côté, J., J.-G. Desmarais, S. Gravel, A. Méthot, A. Patoine, M. Roch and A. Staniforth. 1998. The operational CMC/MRB global environmental multiscale (GEM) model: Part II - Mesoscale results. Mon. Wea. Rev. 126:1397-1418.

Makar, P.A., S. Gravel, V. Chirkov, K.B. Strawbridge, F. Froude, J. Arnold and J. Brook. 2006. Heat flux, urban properties, and regional weather. Atmospheric Environment 40:2750-2766.