Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, 1998
M.Sc. Particle Physics, University of Montréal, 1993
B.Sc. Physics, University of Montréal, 1991
Research Manager - Atmospheric Numerical Prediction Research Section
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH
Research in numerical weather prediction from the local to the global scale, and for time scales ranging from minutes to seasons
Supervision of a post-doctoral fellow in regional ensemble forecasting
Member of the Scientific Steering Committee for the Beijing 2008 Research and Development Project (B08RDP) on regional ensemble forecasting and member of the TIGGE-LAM expert panel
Li, X., M. Charron, L. Spacek and G. Candille. 2007. A regional ensemble prediction system based on moist targeted singular vectors ans stochastic parameter perturbations. Monthly Weather Review. (In press).
Buehner, M. and M. Charron. 2007. Spectral and spatial localization of background-error correlations for data assimilation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 133:615-630.
Charron, M., P.L. Houtekamer and P. Bartello. 2006. Assimilation with an ensemble Kalman filter of synthetic radial wind data in anisotropic turbulence: Perfect model experiments. Monthly Weather Review. 134:618-637.
Schmidt, H., G. P. Brasseur, M. Charron, E. Manzini, M. A. Giorgetta, T. Diehl, V. I. Fomichev, D. Kinnison, D. Marsh and S. Walters. 2006. The HAMMONIA chemistry climate model: Sensitivity of the mesopause region to the 11-year solar cycle and CO2 doubling. Journal of Climate. 19:3903-3931.
Houtekamer, P.L., H. L. Mitchell, G. Pellerin, M. Buehner, M. Charron, L. Spacek and B. Hansen. 2005. Atmospheric data assimilation with an ensemble Kalman filter: Results with real observations. Monthly Weather Review. 133:604-620.
Charron, M. and E. Manzini. 2002. Gravity waves from fronts: Parameterization and middle atmosphere response in a general circulation model. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 59:923-941.