Alan Wilson

Areas of research:
NOz interference in NO2 monitoring via MoO/CL
High spatial resolution NO2 measurements

Academic Background

2014 - present:  Part-time Candidate, Masters of Applied Science in Biological Engineering, Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia.

Thesis topic:  Characterisation of Total NOz Interference in NO2 Monitoring via Molybdenum oxide Conversion followed by Chemiluminescence Detection at a Site in Nova Scotia.

Supervisor: Dr. Mark Gibson.                                                                          

1996-1999:  Bachelor of Science (Chemistry, minor Philosophy), Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia                            

Work Experience
Dec 2013 - Present:  Atmospheric Chemist, the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) Air Quality Development Section, Environment Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Aug 2009 - Dec 2013:  Supervisor, Sable Island (Sable Island Upper Air and Science Station), MSC Environmental Monitoring, Environment Canada, Sable Island and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Summer 2011 - Fall 2013:  Several three-month assignments, Atmospheric Scientist, MSC Air Quality Research Section, Environment Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Summer 2010, Winter 2011:  Two assignments (three months each), Outreach Officer (Weather Radio and Telephony), MSC, Environment Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

1989 - Aug 2009:  Canadian Army

Presentations
May 2015:  Poster Presentation Dept. of Process Engineering and Applied Science, Dalhousie University, Graduate Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia:  The Northern New Brunswick AQHI Evaluation Study; Alan Wilson (PI), David Waugh, Lucy Chisholm, Steve Beauchamp, Craig Stroud, Bill Appleby, Mike Howe, Mark Gibson, Réjean Savoie

Apr 2015:  Poster Presentation Deputy Minister of the Environment, Government of Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia:  The Northern New Brunswick AQHI Evaluation Study; Alan Wilson (PI), David Waugh, Lucy Chisholm, Steve Beauchamp, Craig Stroud, Bill Appleby, Mike Howe, Mark Gibson, Réjean Savoie

Mar 2015:  Guest Lecturer, Air Quality course, 3rd year Environmental Engineering, Dalhousie University;  The Northern New Brunswick AQHI Evaluation Study and NOz Interference in NO2 monitoring via MoO Conversion and CL Detection

Mar 2015:  Graduate Student Presentation, Atmospheric Chemistry Course, Dalhousie University:  NOz Interference in NO2 monitoring via MoO Conversion and CL Detection

Nov 2014:  Presentation to members of the Air Quality Health Committee, Environment Canada and representatives from the Government of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick:  Initial Results from the Northern New Brunswick AQHI Evaluation Study

Jun 2014:  Presentation to the 2014 CMOS Symposium, Rimouski, Quebec:  Preliminary Results from the Northern New Brunswick AQHI Evaluation Study; Alan Wilson (PI), David Waugh, Lucy Chisholm, Steve Beauchamp, Craig Stroud, Bill Appleby, Mike Howe, Mark Gibson, Réjean Savoie