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AFFILIATIONS

Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society

American Meteorological Society

AWARDS / EDUCATION

Ph.D. (2004), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montréal, QC

M.Sc. (1998), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montréal, QC

Diploma in Meteorology (1995), Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

Dr. Jason Milbrandt

Research Scientist - Numerical weather prediction and modelling of cloud microphysical processes

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Research on the parameterization of cloud microphysical processes in high-resolution (cloud-resolving) and mesoscale atmospheric prediction models

  • Research on parameterization techniques for bulk microphysics schemes
  • Research on high-resolution (deterministic) numerical weather prediction
  • Research on the improvement of the GEM-LAM model to forecast severe thunderstorms in Alberta

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS

Developing a detailed cloud microphysics parameterization for the high-resolution GEM-LAM model

Member of the development team of RPN-A for the high-resolution NWP for the 2010 Winter Olympics

Co-principal investigator of the Understanding Severe Thunderstorms and Alberta Boundary Layers Experiment (UNSTABLE) project

KEY PUBLICATIONS

Milbrandt, J. A., M. K. Yau, J. Mailhot and S. Bélair. 2008. Simulation of an orographic precipitation event during IMPROVE-2. Part I: Evaluation of the triple-moment control run. Mon. Wea. Rev. 136(10): 3873-3893.

Milbrandt, J. A. and M. K. Yau. 2006. A multimoment bulk microphysics parameterization. Part IV: Sensitivity experiments. J. Atmos. Sci. 63:3137-3159.

Milbrandt, J. A. and M. K. Yau. 2006. A multimoment bulk microphysics parameterization. Part III: Control simulation of a hailstorm. J. Atmos. Sci. 63:3114-3136.

Milbrandt, J. A. and M.K. Yau. 2005. A multimoment bulk microphysics parameterization. Part II: A proposed three-moment closure and scheme description. J. Atmos. Sci. 62:3065-3081.

Milbrandt, J. A. and M.K. Yau. 2005. A multimoment bulk microphysics parameterization. Part I: Analysis of the role of the spectral shape parameter. J. Atmos. Sci. 62:3051-3064.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Weather & Meteorology
     Atmospheric Modelling
          Cloud physics
          Numeric modelling