New Centre for Environment Appointments, August 2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:55:00 PM

The Centre for Environment is pleased to announce the following new appointments:

Professor Jing Chen of the Department of Geography will serve as our Graduate Coordinator to June 30, 2010.  He holds a Canada Research Chair in Canada Research Chair in Ecosystem-Atmospheric Interaction.  His research interests include biosphere remote sensing, geographical information systems, regional and global carbon cycles, hydrology, and micrometeorology.  Combating global warming: enhancing China's capacity for carbon sequestration" (2002-2006).  Email: or; tel: 416-978-7085 (Geog.)

Dr. Ellie Farahani has joined us as a SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellow until 2010.  She received her Ph.D. in Physics at U of T in 2006 and is currently working with Beth Savan and Ingrid Stefanovic on the Centre's new SSHRC grant on Energy Conservation and Demand Management: Integrating Design, Behaviour and Technology.  Her research interests include stratospheric climate change, stratospheric chemical processes, environmental policy, energy management and conservation, sustainability planning, climate change mitigation and adaptation and community based research. For more information, please visit Post-Doctoral Fellows page.

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