Expert: Canada’s winter forecast and the critical factor of El Niño

Published: 8 December 2023

El Niño will be a major contributing factor to how the season ahead plays out. El Niño has a reputation for bringing mild winters to much of Canada and it appears that this winter will feature one...

Experts: Quebec summer forecast calls for heat, humidity and severe thunderstorms

Published: 1 June 2022

A hot, "unstable and sticky" summer awaits Quebecers, according to The Weather Network, which predicts periods of abundant heat, often followed by severe thunderstorms. This will be the "fifth...

Estimation of model parameters using an evolutionary algorithm

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:00to12:30

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Thermodynamic profiling of the atmosphere with ground-based remote sensors: Current capabilities and future challenges

Monday, June 3, 2019 15:30to17:30

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A review of Ensemble Kalman Filter and challenges of Convective-Scale Data Assimilation

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 14:30to15:30

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Harnessing the butterfly effect

Published: 18 August 2015

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather...

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