How to reach him:

Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
B3H 3J5

e-mail: Ian.Folkins@Dal.Ca
Phone: (902) 494-1292
FAX: (902) 494-5191

Academic Background

1981 - 1986: BSc in Physics, Dalhousie University
1986 - 1991: MSc and PhD in Physics, University of Toronto, Condensed Matter Theory
1991 - 1993: Post-doc at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
1993 - present: Assistant and Associate Professor, Dalhousie University

I am the Coordinator for the Diploma in Metetorology. Please email me if you have any questions on this program, especially on the academic requirements. I would love to hear from you.

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Atmospheric Chemistry (Fall 2020)

Atmospheric Dynamics I (Fall 2020)

Introduction to Atmospheric Science (Fall 2019)

Atmospheric Physics (Winter 2021)


A. Mercer, R. Chang, and I. Folkins, Mon Wea. Rev. 106, 641 - 658, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-17-0189.1, 2018.

T. Mitovski and I. Folkins, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 385-406, doi:10.1002/2013JD020447, 2014.

Ian Folkins, T. Mitovskii and J. R. Pierce, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD020149, 2014.

M. L. Titus, J. Sheng, R. J. Greatbatch, I. Folkins, Atmosphere-Ocean, 51 (2), 213-225, 2013.

I. Folkins, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1167-1176, 2013.

Toni Mitovski, I. Folkins, R. V. Martin, and M. Cooper, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D02109, doi:10.1029/2011JD016321, 2012.

Toni Mitovski, I. Folkins, K von Salzen, and M. Sigmond, Journal of Climate, 23, 3613 - 3625, July 2010.

Ian Folkins, Journal of Climate, 22, 6437 - 6455, 2009.

Fueglistaler, S., A. E. Dessler, T. J. Dunkerton, I. Folkins, Q. Fu, and P. W. Mote, 2009: Tropical tropopause layer, Rev. Geophys., 47, RG1004, doi:10.1029/2008RG000267, February 2009.

Folkins, I., S. Fueglistaler, G. Lesins, and T. Mitovski, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1019 - 1034, 2008.

Martin, R.V., B. Sauvage, I. Folkins, C.E. Sioris, C. Boone, P. Bernath, and J.R. Ziemke, Space-based constraints on the production of nitric oxide by lightning, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D09309, doi:10.1029/2006JD007831, 2007.

Folkins, I., P. Bernath, C. Boone, G. Lesins, N. Livesey, A. M. Thompson, K. Walker, and J. C. Witte (2006), Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L16802, doi:10.1029/2006GL026602.

Folkins, I., P. Bernath, C. Boone, L. J. Donner, A. Eldering, G. Lesins, R. V. Martin, B.-M. Sinnhuber, and K. Walker (2006), J. Geophys. Res., 111, D23304, doi:10.1029/2006JD007325.

Ian Folkins, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 1-12, 2006.

B.-M. Sinnhuber and I. Folkins, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4755 - 4761, 2006.

Temperatures, Transport, and Chemistry in the TTL Ian Folkins, SPARC Newsletter 25 - July 2005,

Ian Folkins and Randall Martin, J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 1560 - 1573, 2005.

Ian Folkins and Chris Braun, J. Clim. 16, 1807 - 1820, 2003.

Ian Folkins, K. K. Kelly, and E. M. Weinstock, J. Geophys. Res. 107, 10.1029/2002JD002185, 14 December 2002, 2002.

Ian Folkins, C. Braun, A. M. Thompson, and J. C. Witte, J. Geophys. Res., 10.1029/2001JD001178, 12 July 2002

Ian Folkins, J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 992 - 1005, (2002).

F. S. Boudala, I. Folkins, S. Beauchamp, R. Tordon, J. Neima, and B. Johnson, Water Air Soil Pollut., 122, 183 - 202, (2000).

I. Folkins, S. J. Oltmans, and A. Thompson, Geophys. Res. Lett. 27, 2549-2552, (2000).

Ian Folkins and Robert Chatfield, J. Geophys. Res. 105, 11585-11599, (2000).

Ian Folkins, M. Loewenstein, J. Podolske, S. Oltmans, and M. Proffitt, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 22095-22102, (1999).

Ian Folkins, R. Chatfield, H. Singh, Y. Chen, and B. Heikes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1305 - 1308, (1998).

Ian Folkins, P. Wennberg, T. Hanisco, J. G. Anderson. R. Salawitch, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 3185-3188, (1997).

Jacquelyn Witte, I. Folkins, J. Neima, B. Ridley, J. Walega, and A. Weinheimmer, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 28,169-28,175, (1997).

Folkins, I., R. Chatfield, D. Baumgardner, and M. Proffitt, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 13291-13299, (1997).

Ian Folkins and Christof Appenzeller, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 18787-18792, (1996).

I. Folkins, G. Brasseur and Claire Granier, Comparison of models of middle atmosphere composition with observations, Chapter 11 of Adv. Space. Res. 18, 241-254, (1996).

I. A. Folkins, A. J. Weinheimer, B. A. Ridley, J. G. Walega, B. Anderson, J. E. Collins, G. Sachse, R. F. Pueschel, D. R. Blake, O3, NOy, and NOx/NOy in the upper troposphere of the Equatorial Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 20913-20926, (1995).

Lefevre, F., G. Brasseur, I. Folkins, A. Smith, and P. Simon, Chemistry of the 1991-92 stratospheric winter: Three-dimensional model simulations, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 8183-8191, (1994).

I. A. Folkins, A. J. Weinheimer, Guy Brasseur, Franck Lefevre, Brian A. Ridley, James G. Walega, James E. Collins, and R. F. Pueschel, Three-dimensional model interpretation of NOx measurements from the lower stratosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 23117-23129, (1994).

Ian Folkins and Guy Brasseur, The Chemical Mechanisms Behind Ozone Depletion, Chemistry and Industry, April 20, pp 294-297, (1992).

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