Lawrence A. Mysak#

Lawrence A. Mysak
Email:lawrence.mysak 'at'
Membership Number:2016
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:CANADA

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007-2011: President, International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans, one of eight associations of IUGG.
  • 1989-present: Canada Steamship Lines Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill Univ., Montreal, Canada
  • 1986-1996: NSERC-AES Industrial Chair in Climate Research, McGill Univ., Montreal, Canada
  • 1967-1986: Assist.-Assoc.-Full Professor of Mathematics and Oceanography, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • 1967: PhD in Applied Mathematics, Harvard Univ.

Fields of Scholarship
  • ocean and climate dynamics
  • modelling of the earth climate system, including paleoclimates: the Holocene, the ice ages, and the warm periods of the Cretaceous and Paleocene epochs

Honours and Awards
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  • Member of the Order of Canada
  • Foreign Member Academia Europaea
  • Fellow of AGU and AMS
  • The Tully Medal for Oceanography (CMOS) and the Patterson Medal for Meteorology (Can. Met. Service)
  • the Prix du Quebec
  • the Alfred Wegener Medal for Climate Sciences (EGU), the Distinguished Alumni Award (Univ. of Alberta)

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