Danny Blair on "Planet Earth"

Dr. Danny Blair is the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Winnipeg, where he is also a Professor of Geography, Principal of the Richardson College for the Environment and Director of Science for the Prairie Climate Centre. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Regina and a PhD from the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Danny Blair is the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Winnipeg, where he is also a Professor of Geography, Principal of the Richardson College for the Environment and Director of Science for the Prairie Climate Centre. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Regina and a PhD from the University of Manitoba.His main research interests are climate variability and climate change in Canada’s western interior.

He was a contributing author of Canada’s National Assessment of Climate Change released in 2008, and is a frequent presenter and participant in workshops about climate change in the Prairie provinces.Current research projects include: a climate change atlas for Manitoba and the Prairies (climateatlas.ca), the identification of Prairie climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, and an assessment of the potential for trans-boundary water conflicts in a changing Prairie climate.