Adjunct Professor, University of Victoria School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Member of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS)
Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)
B.Sc., M.Sc. Engineering, University of Alberta; Ph.D. Dartmouth College (USA)
CMOS National Tour Speaker (1999)
AGU Editors' Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, JGR-Oceans (1995 and 2000)
Manager and Research Scientist
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH
Development and application of global and regional climate models; development of sea-ice models for climate and operational forecast applications
Member of the World Climate Research Programme's Joint Scientific Committee (JSC). Member of the WCRP Working Group on Coupled Modelling (WGCM). Member of the WCRP/JSC oversight group on Anthropogenic Climate Change (ACC)
Supervise graduate students at the University of Victoria, and teach graduate courses in numerical methods and sea-ice physics
Lead Author, Chapter 4, "Observations: Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground", IPCC Fourth Assessment Report
Chair, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) Vancouver Island Centre.
Lemke, P., J. Ren, R. Alley, I. Allison, J. Carrasco, G. Flato, Y. Fuji, G. Kaser, P. Mote, R. Thomas and T. Zhang. 2007. Observations: Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground, Chapter 4 in IPCC 2007: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Cambridge U. Press. (In press).
Dumas, J.A., G.M. Flato and R.D. Brown. 2006. Future Projections of Landfast Ice Thickness and Duration in the Canadian Arctic. J. Climate. 19:5175-5189.
Flato, G.M. and CMIP contributors. 2004. Sea-ice and its response to CO 2 forcing as simulated by global climate models. Climate Dynamics. 23:229-241.
Flato, G.M. 2003. Chapter 9: Sea Ice Modelling. In Bamber, J. and A. Payne (eds.) Mass Balance of the Cryosphere: Observations and Modelling of Contemporary and Future Changes. Cambridge University Press. pp. 367-389.
Flato, G.M. and G.J. Boer. 2001. Warming asymmetry in climate change simulations. Geophys. Res. Lett. 28:195-198.
Flato, G.M., G.J. Boer, W.G. Lee, N.A. McFarlane, D. Ramsden, M.C. Reader and A.J. Weaver. 2000. The Canadian Centre for Climate Modeling and Analysis Global Coupled Model and its Climate. Climate Dynamics. 16:451-467.