Neil Comer

 
Neil Comer

Adjunct Professor
Risk Sciences International

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Dr. Comer has worked in the private sector as an applications engineer/instructor (Weather Services International), in the public sector with the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) and the Adaptation and Impacts Research Section of Environment Canada (EC), and, most recently, in academia (University of Prince Edward Island, Climate Unit). At EC, Dr. Comer shared responsibility for developing the Atmospheric Hazards network, and the Canadian Climate Change Scenarios Network (CCCSN), a set of on-line applications supporting the validation and selection of climate change projections for specific climate parameters and geographical locations. Dr. Comer also developed and delivered training on CCCSN tools to a broad range of end users, across all regions of Canada and internationally. Dr. Comer currently serves as climate science advisor to the Ontario Regional Climate Change Consortium and was a reviewer for the IPCC AR5 SREX Report.  Dr. Comer has provided analytical services and training to a range of industrial sectors, and been an invited speaker at many international climate change meetings including the Smithsonian, and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and nationally at municipal, provincial, territorial and federal departments across Canada. Currently Dr Comer is a senior climatologist with Risk Sciences International (www.risksciences.com), working on climate and climate change applications for government agencies, business and international client projects.