Lawrence A. Mysak#

Lawrence A. Mysak
Membership Number:2016
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:CANADA

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 Canada Steamship Lines Emeritus Professor
  • 2007-2011 President, International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans, one of eight associations of IUGG
  • 1989 - 2010 Canada Steamship Lines Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • 1986 - 1996 NSERC-AES Industrial Chair in Climate Research, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • 1967 - 1986 Assist.-Assoc.-Full Professor of Mathematics and Oceanography, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • 1967 PhD in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Ocean and climate dynamics
  • Modelling of the earth climate system, including paleoclimates:
  • Holocene
  • Ice ages
  • Warm periods of the Cretaceous and Paleocene epochs

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement
  • Fellow of AGU, AMS, CMOS and IUGG,
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  • Member of the Order of Canada
  • Foreign Member Academia Europaea
  • Fellow of AGU and AMS
  • Tully Medal for Oceanography (CMOS) and the Patterson Medal for Meteorology (Can. Met. Service)
  • Prix du Quebec
  • Alfred Wegener Medal for Climate Sciences (EGU), the Distinguished Alumni Award (Univ. of Alberta)

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