Contact Jacinthe Lacroix:
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
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
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.
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