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
The role of the oceanic lithosphere in the Earth system, controls on ocean chemistry, the long-term carbon cycle, hydrothermal fluxes, petrology/geochemistry.

Research Website

BWC A413
250-472-4018

 Jay Cullen

Jay Cullen, Professor
Chemical oceanography, marine biogeochemistry of trace metals, bio-inorganic chemistry, paleoceanography and global change, stable isotope geochemistry and development of novel techniques for trace metals.

Research Website

BWC A415
250-472-4353

 A Name

Stan Dosso, Director, Professor
Ocean acoustics and geoacoustics, marine-mammal acoustics, earthquake seismology, geophysical inverse theory.

BWC A331
250-472-4341

 John Dower

John Dower, Professor
Biological and fisheries oceanography, zooplankton ecology, effects of biophysical coupling on the structure and productivity of pelagic marine ecosystems.

Research Website

BWC A327
250-472-5010

 Blake Dyer

Blake Dyer, Assistant Professor
Earth history, sedimentology and stratigraphy, isotope geochemistry of carbonates, and sea level change.

Research Website

BWC TBD
250-TBD
 

Kathy Gillis 

Kathy Gillis, Professor
Geological oceanography, fluid-rock interaction in oceanic hydrothermal systems, formation of the oceanic crust, impacts of low temperature oceanic weathering on the Earth system.

BWC A419
250-472-4023

 A Name

Colin Goldblatt, Associate Professor
An Earth System view on atmospheres: evolution of Earth’s atmospheric composition, climate physics (deep palaeoclimate, dynamical climatology, radiative transfer, climate modelling), terrestrial planet evolution (solar system and exoplanets).

Research Website

BWC A323
250-472-4060

 A Name

Roberta Hamme, Associate Professor
Chemical oceanography, dissolved gases, ocean carbon cycle and sequestration, air-sea interaction and water mass formation, marine productivity rates, denitrification, BGC-Argo floats, mass spectrometric gas measurements.

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

 Ruohong Jiao

Ruohong Jiao, Assistant Professor
Fission-track and (U-Th)/He thermochronology, orogenic processes, landscape evolution modelling.

 Research Website

BWC A427
250-472-4354

Kim Juniper 

Kim Juniper, Professor
Marine systems and global change.

BWC A317
250-472-5379

 Jody Klymak

Jody Klymak, Professor
Physical oceanography: waves, turbulence, fronts, eddies; 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, boundary-layer meteorology, stochastic processes in ocean/atmosphere science; modelling biogeochemical dynamics, climate statistics.

Research Website

BWC A311
250-472-5075

 A Name

Edwin Nissen, Associate Professor
Earthquakes, active tectonics, imaging geodesy, earthquake seismology, tectonic geomorphology.

Research Site

BWC A329
250-472-4340

Hansi Singh 

Hansi Singh, Assistant Professor
Atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions, coupled climate dynamics, climate variability and change, polar climates, climate sensitivity and radiative feedbacks.

Research Site

BWC A4321
250-721-6179

 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