Faculty

Offices are located in the Bob Wright Centre.

   
Faculty in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
 A Name

Dante Canil, Professor
Experimental and igneous petrology; mantle and crustal evolution; geothermobarometry; deep earth geochemical cycles.

Research Website

BWC A423
250-472-4180

 A Name

Laurence Coogan, Professor
Mid-ocean ridge processes, oceanic crust, hydrothermal fluxes, geospeedometry, experimental petrology, mantle dynamics.

Research Website

BWC A413
250-472-4018

 Jay Cullen

Jay Cullen, Professor
Chemical oceanography, marine geochemistry, phytoplankton-trace metal interactions, marine biogeochemistry of trace metals

Research Website

BWC A415
250-472-4353

 A Name

Stan Dosso, Director, Professor
Ocean and arctic acoustics, marine seismology and seismo-acoustics, geophysical inverse theory, acoustic signal analysis.

BWC A331
250-472-4341

 John Dower

John Dower, Professor
Effects of interactions between biology and physics on the ecology of larval fish and zooplankton; the structure of pelagic marine ecosystems.

Research Website

BWC A327
250-472-5010

Kathy Gillis 

Kathy Gillis, Professor
Marine geology; fluid-rock interaction in oceanic hydrothermal systems; formation of the oceanic crust; metamorphic petrology.

BWC A419
250-472-4023

 A Name

Colin Goldblatt, Associate Professor
Earth system evolution, climate modelling, the early Earth, evolution of planetary atmospheres.

Research Website

BWC A323
250-472-4060

 A Name

Roberta Hamme, Associate Professor
Chemical oceanography, air-sea gas exchange, carbon cycle, using gases as tracers of ocean processes.

Research Website

BWC A417
250-472-4014

 A Name

Jon Husson, Assistant Professor
Earth history, stratigraphy, sedimentary carbonates, stable isotope geochemistry, U-Pb geochronology

Research Website

BWC A425
250-472-5570

Kim Juniper 

Kim Juniper, Professor
Marine systems and global change.

Research Website

BWC A317
250-472-5379

 Jody Klymak

Jody Klymak, Associate Professor
Physical oceanography: waves, turbulence, fronts, eddies etc. Processes that dissipate energy from the mean ocean circulation and mediate the mixing of momentum, heat, salt, and passive tracers.

Research Website

BWC A313
250-472-5969
Lucinda Leonard 

Lucinda Leonard, Assistant Professor
Current tectonics, especially of western North America; seismic and tsunami hazard assessment.

BWC A315
250-472-4482

 Adam Monahan

Adam Monahan, Professor
Theoretical climate dynamics; multivariate statistics in climate diagnostics; dynamical systems theory and stochastic processes in climate modelling; general circulation of the ocean and atmosphere; waves in random media.

Research Website

BWC A433
250-472-5075

 A Name

Edwin Nissen, Associate Professor
Earthquakes, active tectonics, satellite and airborne geodesy (InSAR, lidar), seismology

Research Site

BWC A329
250-472-4340

 A Name

Vera Pospelova, Professor
Quaternary, geological oceanography, coastal eutrophication and pollution, paleoceanography, paleoclimatology, dinoflagellate cysts, phytoplankton, harmful algal blooms (HABs), sediments.

Research Site

BWC A431
250-721-6314

 Verena Tunnicliffe

Verena Tunnicliffe, Professor
Evolution of marine communities, hydrothermal vents, seamounts and fjords; interaction with physical and geological processes.

Research Website

BWC A325
250-721-7135

 Diana Varela

Diana Varela, Professor
Biological oceanography; biogeochemical cycles; phytoplankton physiology and ecology - variations in marine primary productivity and export production, phytoplankton utilization of nitrogen, silicon and carbon, silicon isotopic fractionation by diatoms.

Research Website

BWC A333
250-472-5425

 A Name

Andrew Weaver, Professor
The role of the oceans in climate change/variability; ocean/climate modelling; paleoclimate; physical oceanography; geophysical fluid dynamics.

BWC A309
250-472-4006

Michael Whiticar 

Michael Whiticar, Professor
Organic and stable isotope biogeochemistry, including: Diagenesis and catagenesis; Petroleum resource evaluation and modeling; Gas hydrates; Greenhouse gases in sediments, water columns, soils, forests, and ice cores; Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in urban airsheds.

BWC A429
250-721-6514