David BURGESS

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David BURGESS
Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics


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David Burgess

Biography

Dr. David Burgess is a Research Scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada where he specializes in the use of remote sensing technology and in-situ methods to study the mass balance and dynamics of ice caps in the Canadian Arctic. He leads the Government of Canada’s National Glaciology Programme through which he conducts integrated research and assessments of glacier-climate change across Canada’s Arctic and Alpine regions. Dr. Burgess is a lead investigator and coordinator for Canada’s involvement in calibration and validation of the CryoSat-2 radar altimeter (European Space Agency) over Canada’s Arctic ice caps.

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