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.

My Dalhousie Diploma in Meteorology Web Page

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Dalhousie Atmospheric Science

Other Links

Cloud Pictures

Atmospheric Physics (Winter 2017)

Atmospheric Dynamics II (Winter 2017)

Introduction to Atmospheric Science (2009)


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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