Department Chair

  • Catherine Nolin
    BA Geography (University of Calgary), MA, PhD (Queen's University at Kingston, 2000)
    • Professor, Geography (on sabbatical)
    • Department Chair, Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Phone:
    250-960-5875
    Cell:
    250-961-5875
    Office:
    Teaching Lab 8-148

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MA NRES Geography ; MA Interdisciplinary Studies

    I am a social geographer with two broad areas of research interest that connect in many ways and often overlap: Guatemala/Violence/Development/Justice and Migration/Transnationalism/Refugee Studies. I am a Professor of Geography and Chair of the Department of Geography, Earth and Environmental...

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Faculty

  • Stephen Dery
    BSc, MSc (Atmospheric Science - York University), PhD (Atmospheric Science - McGill University)
    • Professor, Environmental Science
    • Program Committee Member, Northern Studies
    Phone:
    250-960-5193
    Office:
    8-414

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Geography ; MNRES

    Dr. Déry's research focuses on hydrometeorological processes and their impacts on the surface energy and water budgets in high latitudes/altitudes within the context of climate change. Our research group has expertise and interest in: 1) the fundamentals of meteorology and meteorological...

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  • Siraj Ul Islam
    PhD, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (UNBC)
    • Assistant Professor, Environmental Science
    Phone:
    250-960-5723
    Office:
    8-435

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Geography

    Dr. Islam is a hydroclimatologist, with research interests spanning a broad spectrum of environmental science, including climate dynamics and prediction, snow hydrology, data analysis, and numerical modeling.

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  • Peter Jackson
    BSc Honours (University of British Columbia - 1984), PhD (University of British Columbia - 1993)
    • Professor, Environmental Science (on sabbatical)
    Phone:
    250-960-5985

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Geography

    Dr. Jackson is a mesoscale meteorologist whose research mostly concerns the interaction between the atmosphere and complex terrain (i.e. in mountains and along coastlines) and how this affects wind, precipitation and climate. He also investigates environmental applications including dispersion of...

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  • Phil Owens
    PhD (University of Exeter, UK - 1994), MSc (University of British Columbia - 1990), BSc (Coventry Polytechnic, UK - 1988)
    • Professor, Environmental Science
    Phone:
    250-960-6177
    Office:
    8-416

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Geography

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  • Dr. Michael P. Rutherford
    PhD (University of Alberta), BSc Honours (University of British Columbia), Diploma of Technology (British Columbia of Technology)
    • Professor, Environmental Science
    Phone:
    250-960-5885

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  • Youmin Tang
    • Professor, Environmental Science
    Phone:
    250-960-5190
    Office:
    8-429

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Geography

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Adjunct Faculty

Postdoctoral Researchers