Associate Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment
Jeannine-Marie St-Jacques received a PhD in Biology, specialty in environmental science from Queen's University in 2007 and joined Concordia University's Department of Geography, Planning and Environment in 2017. She holds masters degrees in botany and mathematics. After her doctorate, she spent nine years as a Research Associate at the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative, University of Regina. Her expertise is in paleoclimatology, climatology and hydrology. Her research is funded by NSERC. She collaboratives with a broad spectrum of colleagues and students, both in Quebec and abroad, who have expertise in the environmental sciences and studies, climatology, climate modelling, hydrology, botany, geology, statistics, aquatic sciences and Indigenous Studies.
MA Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
MSc Botany, University of Toronto
PhD Biology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
North American freshwater availability, decadal-to-centennial water variability, regional hydrology and climate, impacts of global warming, water management for sustained droughts and floods, paleoclimatology, tree-rings, pollen, instrumental data, climate models.
GEOG 298/264 Programming for the Environmental Sciences
GEOG 378 The Climate System
GEOG 398 AA Special Topics in Geography: Environmental History of the Americas
GEOG 498/476 Indigenous and Environmental History of the Americas since 1492
GEOG 498 Directed Reading Course in Quebec Paleoenvironmental Science
HENV 610 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
HENV 625 Directed Studies An Introduction to Scientific Programming Using Matlab
Alberta WaterSMART and Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions. (2016) Climate Vulnerability and Sustainable Water Management in the South Saskatchewan River Basin Project Final Report: Adaptation for Sustainable Water Management in the SSRB. 144 pages. Last accessed January 16, 2016 from http://www.ai-ees.ca/.
St-Jacques,J.-M. and D.J. Sauchyn. (2015) Interim Report on Modeling Red Deer River Basin Runoff using NARCCAP Data. Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative Technical Report prepared for Alberta WaterSMART, Hydrologics, Inc. and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), October 2015. 19 pages.
Sabrina R. Brown*, Justin L. Cheek, Thomas A. Grant III, Jeannine-Marie St. Jacques, David A. Jordan, Carrie E. Spradlin, Mary K. Rourke, Henri D. Grissino-Mayer and Peter M. Brown. (2015) Fire History in the Beartooth Mountains, Wyoming. In: Speer, J.H. (ed.) Final report of the 25th Annual North American Dendroecological Fieldweek, submitted to the National Science Foundation USA, May 2015. Pages 45-58.
Alberta WaterSMART and Alberta Innovates- Energy and Environment Solutions. (2014) Phase III: Oldman and South Saskatchewan (OSSK) River Basins Summary Report. Part of the South Saskatchewan River Basin Adaptation to Climate Variability Project. 113 pages. Last accessed December 31, 2014 from http://www.albertawater.com/index.php/work/research-projects/ssrb-adaption.
Alberta WaterSMART and Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environment Solutions. (2013) Climate Variability and Change in the Bow River Basin: Final Report. Part of the South Saskatchewan River Basin Adaptation to Climate Variability Project. 39 pages. Last accessed December 31, 2014 from http://www.albertawater.com/index.php/work/research-projects/ssrb-adaption.
St.Jacques, J.M. and D.J. Sauchyn. Climate Data Acquired from a Private Weather Provider: Final Report on the Daily, Monthly, Seasonal and Hourly Data. Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative Technical Report prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch, June 30, 2013, 81 pages.
St.Jacques, J.M. and D.J. Sauchyn. Climate Data Acquired from a Private Weather Provider: Preliminary Report on the Daily Data. Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative Technical Report prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch, March 28, 2013, 94 pages.
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