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Member Canadian Geophysical Union

Member American Geophysical Union

Member Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society


Campbell Scientific Student Paper Award – Canadian Society of Agricultural Meteorology Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, July 16, 2002

Ph.D. Queen's University, 2002; M.Sc. Queen's University, 1993; B.Sc. University of Toronto, 1989


Paul A. Bartlett

Research Scientist - Surface process modelling and measurement

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Contributing towards Environmental Prediction Science through the measurement and modelling of surface processes

  • Surface energy, water and carbon budget modelling
  • Modelling snow processes and vegetation-snow interaction
  • Evaluation and development of the Canadian Land Surface Scheme (CLASS)
  • Surface flux measurement
  • Land surface heterogeneity parameterizations


Eastern Director, Canadian Society of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Member of the SnowMIP2 (2nd Snow Models Intercomparison Project) Science Committee

Organized Climate Research Division seminar series (2004-2006)


Bartlett, P.A., M.D. MacKay and D.L. Verseghy. 2006. Modified Snow Algorithms in the Canadian Land Surface Scheme: Model runs and Sensitivity Analysis at Three Boreal Forest Stands. Atmosphere-Ocean. 44:207-222.

MacKay, M.D and P.A. Bartlett. 2006. Estimating canopy snow unloading timescales from observations of albedo and precipitation. Geophysical Research Letters. 33:L19405, doi:1029/2006GL027521.

Bernier, P.Y., P.A. Bartlett, T.A. Black, A.G. Barr, N. Kljun and J.H. McCaughey. 2006. Drought constraints on transpiration and canopy conductance in mature aspen and jack pine stands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 140:64-78.

Bartlett, P.A., J.H. McCaughey, P.M. Lafleur and D.L. Verseghy. 2003. Modelling evapotranspiration at three boreal forest stands using the CLASS: Tests of parameterizations for canopy conductance and soil evaporation. International Journal of Climatology. 23:427-451.

Bartlett, P.A., J.H. McCaughey, P.M. Lafleur and D.L. Verseghy. 2002. A comparison of the mosaic and aggregated canopy frameworks for representing surface heterogeneity in the Canadian boreal forest using CLASS: A soil perspective. Journal of Hydrology. 266:15-39.

Delage, Y., P.A. Bartlett and J.H. McCaughey. 2002. Study of ‘soft’ night-time surface-layer decoupling over forest canopies in a land-surface model. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 103:253-276.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Arctic & Northern
     Climate Change and Processes
          Carbon sequestration
          Land Surface/Atmosphere Interactions
          Measurement Science
          Snow Processes and Measurement
     Climate Modelling
          Carbon budget
Weather & Meteorology
     Atmospheric Modelling
          Environmental prediction