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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.


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


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


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