Team

Government of Canada Members

  • Ray Nassar (ECCC, Climate Research Division) – Principal Investigator (PI), Imaging FTS and greenhouse gas (GHG) observations
  • Chris McLinden (ECCC, Air Quality Research Division) – UVS and air quality (AQ) observations
  • Chris Sioris (ECCC, AQRD) – Instruments, retrievals, analysis and technical support
  • Helena van Mierlo (Canadian Space Agency) – CSA Study Manager
  • Ryan Cooney (CSA) – CSA Study Lead
  • Ralph Girard (CSA) – CSA Portfolio Manager
  • Natasha Jackson (CSA) – Mission Design Engineer
  • Louis Garand (ECCC, Meteorological Research Division) – Potential meteorological enhancements
  • Joseph Mendonca (ECCC, CRD) – Validation and GHG retrievals
  • Saroja Polavarapu (ECCC, CRD) – Modelling and assimilation for GHGs
  • Yves Rochon (ECCC, AQRD) – Modelling and assimilation for air quality
  • Felicia Kolonjari (ECCC, CRD) – Inter-departmental/international collaboration and policy
  • Alexander Trichtchenko (Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation) – Orbits
  • Céline Boisvenue (Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service) – SIF observations over forests
  • Markey Johnson (Health Canada) – Air quality impacts on health

*ECCC = Environment and Climate Change Canada

Provincial Government  Members

  • Cristen Adams (Alberta Environment and Parks) – Air quality observations
  • Guillaume Drolet (Québec Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs) – SIF observations over forests

University Members

  • Tom McElroy (York University) – Pointing, Imaging FTS, sub-orbital testing
  • Kaley Walker (University of Toronto) – Imaging FTS, sub-orbital testing and Arctic science
  • Debra Wunch (University of Toronto) – GHG retrievals, validation and boreal carbon cycle science
  • Kim Strong (University of Toronto) – GHG retrievals, validation and Arctic science
  • Norm O’Neill (Université de Sherbrooke) – Aerosols
  • Dylan Jones (University of Toronto) – Modelling and assimilation for GHGs and AQ
  • Feng Deng (University of Toronto, Research Associate) – Modelling and assimilation for GHGs
  • Randall Martin (Dalhousie University) – Modelling and assimilation for air quality
  • Doug Degenstein (University of Saskatchewan) – Air quality gas retrievals
  • Adam Bourassa (University of Saskatchewan) – Air quality gas retrievals
  • Cameron MacDonald (University of Waterloo, student) – Orbit analyses and pointing strategies
  • Sebastien Roche (University of Toronto, student) – GHG retrievals
  • Gurpreet Singh (York University, student) – Pointing, Imaging FTS, sub-orbital testing
  • Zahra Vaziri (York University, student) – Pointing, Imaging FTS, sub-orbital testing

International Members

  • Johanna Tamminen (Finnish Meteorological Institute) – Analysis of GHG and AQ data
  • Aku Riihelä (Finnish Meteorological Institute) – Cloud imager and data
  • Charles E. Miller (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology) – Arctic and boreal carbon cycle science
  • Stanley Sander (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology) – Imaging FTS
  • William Simpson (University of Alaska Fairbanks) – Validation and Arctic atmospheric science