Dr. Stull wins research support from CSSP

March 13, 2013

Dr. Roland Stull, a professor in the UBC Dept. of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS), wins research support from the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP), as announced 12 March 2013 by The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence. Collaborating with Natural Resources Canada, British Columbia's Ministry of Environment, and Parks Canada, Stull's research team will help enhance Canada's ability to predict and track smoke from forest fires and provide guidance to health agencies with regards to evacuation decisions.For the past six years, Stull's team has run the BlueSky wildfire smoke forecasts for western Canada, initially supported by the BC Ministry of Environment, and more recently with support from all the western provinces. (See http://www.bcairquality.ca/bluesky/ andfor more on other projects funded by CSSP)