In recognition of his extensive contribution to science and particularly to northern research, Dr. Ian Stirling was awarded Honorary Doctor of Science degrees at the University of British Columbia in May 2013, and the University of Alberta in August 2013. He has also been recognised as the 2013 winner of the Kenneth S. Norris Career Achievement Award by the Marine Mammal Society.
The 13th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 4th Coastal Hazards Symposium were held in Banff, Alberta, from October 27 - November 1, 2013. Sponsored by Environment Canada’s Climate Research Division, the Program of Energy Research and Development, and the World Meteorological Organization Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology, the workshop was attended by 100 scientists representing government, academia, and industry, from 22 countries.
The release of the draft Screening Assessment Report on hexachloroethane was announced in the Canada Gazette, Part I...The release of the draft Screening Assessment Report on ethylbenzene was announced in the Canada Gazette, Part I.
The release of the final assessment on 4 petroleum and refinery gases was announced in the Canada Gazette, Part I...The release of two draft assessments on phenol, 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-bis(1,1-dimethylpropyl)- (BDTP) and ethene was announced in the Canada Gazette, Part I.