Laxmi Sushama, PhD

Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Regional
Climate Modelling
Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, 201 Président Kennedy, PK-2220
Téléphone: (514) 987-3000 poste 2414
Télécopieur: (514) 987-6853


Formation académique:

Baccalauréat - Civil Engineering, Kerala University, India, 1990.
Maîtrise - Hydromechanics and Water Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India, 1992.
Maîtrise - - Engineering Hydrology, National University of Ireland, Ireland, 1994.
Doctorat - Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia, 1999.

Domaines d'intérêt:

• Regional climate modelling• Land surface processes• Land-climate interactions• Climate-change and variability•Permafrost modelling•Surface hydrology

Publications récentes:

A. Martynov, L. Sushama, R. Laprise, 2009. Simulation of temperate freezing lakes by one-dimensional lake models: performance assessment for interactive coupling with regional climate models. Boreal Environment Research (accepted for publication).

M. N. Khaliq, T. B. M. J. Ouarda, P. Gachon, L. Sushama, 2008. Temporal Evolution of Low Flow Regimes in Canadian Rivers. Water Resources Research, 44, W08436, DOI:10.1029/2007WR006132.

M. N. Khaliq, T. B. M. J. Ouarda, P. Gachon, L. Sushama, A. St-Hilaire, 2008. Identification of hydrological trends in the presence of serial and cross correlations: A review of selected methods and their applications to annual flow regimes of Canadian rivers, Journal of Hydrology, 368, 117–130.

L. Sushama, R. Laprise, D. Caya and D. Verseghy, 2007. An RCM projection of soil thermal and moisture regimes for North American permafrost zones. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L20711, DOI:10.1029/2007GL031385.

L. Sushama, M. Ghil and K. Ide, 2007. Spatio-Temporal variability in a mid-latitude ocean basin subject to periodic wind forcing, Atmosphere-Ocean, DOI:10.3137/ao.450400.

E. Diaconescu, R. Laprise and L. Sushama, 2006: The effect of the errors in lateral boundary conditions on the simulated fields of the nested Canadian Regional Climate Model. Climate Dynamics, 28:333-350, DOI:10.1007/s00382-006-0189-6.

L. Sushama, R. Laprise and M. Allard, 2006: Modeled current and future soil thermal regime for North East Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D18111, doi:10.1029/2005JD007027

L. Sushama, R. Laprise, D. Caya, A. Frigon and M. Slivitzky, 2006: Canadian RCM projected climate change signal and its sensitivity to model errors. International Journal of Climatology, 26, DOI:10.1002/joc.1362.

L. Sushama, R. Laprise, D. Caya, M. Larocque and M. Slivitzky, 2004. On the variable-lag and variable-velocity cell-to-cell routing schemes for climate models. Atmosphere-Ocean.42(4) 221-233.

L. Sushama, R. Laprise, D. Caya, M. Larocque and M. Slivitzky, Variable-lag channel flow routing algorithm for climate models: CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling Report 2004.

M. Ghil, Y. Feliks and L. Sushama, 2002. Baroclinic and Barotropic aspects of the Wind-Driven Ocean Circulation, Physica D, 167, 1-35.

Mise à jour: 07/04/10