Contact Jacinthe Lacroix:

Phone & Address

AFFILIATIONS

Served as climate change consultant to the government of Haiti under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Served as a consultant to authorities in Benin and Madagascar (Africa) on natural risk management and emergency response planning.

AWARDS / EDUCATION

Doctoral studies in geography (climatology) at the Université Laval and in Environmental Studies at the Université du Québec à Montréal

M.Sc. (Physical Oceanography), Université du Québec à Rimouski

B.Sc. (Physical Geography), Université de Sherbrooke

 

Jacinthe Lacroix

Senior Science Advisor on Climate Change

Fontaine Building-12th floor (Gatineau, QC)

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Science in support of meteorological prediction and environmental services, ministerial decisions and policy development

  • Climate change science
  • Climate change impact and adaptation measures
  • Greenhouse gas reduction measures
  • Severe weather and natural risks
  • Communication and training on all aspects of climate change: for the general public, students, managers and other scientists

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS

15 years of experience in the climate change field

15 years of experience in analyzing the natural risks inherent in meteorological conditions and climate change

KEY PUBLICATIONS

Co-author of "Study synthesis" chapter in From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate. In Press. Natural Resources Canada.

Author of "Climatic extremes" section of the article "A change in the wind: Climate Change in Québec". Natural Resources Canada.

Robert, B., J. Rousselle et J. Lacroix. 2003. Flood damage reduction program in Quebec: case sudy of the Chaudiere River. In "An Assessment of Natural Hazards and Disasters in Canada". Natural Hazards 28: vii-viii, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherland, pp.387-405.

Bergeron, L., G. Vigeant et J. Lacroix. 1997. Impacts et adaptation à la variabilité et au changement du climat au Québec. Tome V de l’Étude pan-canadienne sur les impacts et l’adaptation au climat, 270 pages.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Climate
     Climate Change and Processes
          Adaptation and impacts
          Greenhouse gases
          Severe weather
Environmental Policy
     Policy Development
     Science & Technology Communication
          Knowledge translation
Date modified: