crustbackResearcher Profile

François J. Saucier

Job Title: Research Scientist
Employer: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Place of Birth: Drummondville, Quebec, Canada
High School attended: Mont LaSalle, Laval, Qc
Further Education: Universié du Québec à Rimouski (B.Sc.), University of Oregon (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Gulf and Estuary of St. Lawrence, Hudson Bay, Arctic, California, Asia

Brief synopsis of current research:
Ice-ocean numerical modelling for operatioanal ocean forecasting of ice, water levels, currents, and water properties in the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Modelling of climate changes in the Canadian Inland Seas.
Crustal defromation, earthquakes and plate tectonics.


Recent Publications:

Saucier, F.-J. and J. Dionne. 1998. A 3D coupled ice-ocean model applied to Hudson Bay, Canada: The seasonal cycle and time-dependent climate response to atmospheric forcing and runoff, Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 27 689 - 27 705.

Saucier, F.-J., J. Chassé, M. Couture, R. Dorais, A. D'Astous and A. Gosselin. 1997. Atlas des courants de marée, estuaire du Saint-Laurent de cap de Bon-Désir à Trois-Rivières, Service Hydrogr. du Canada, Pêches et Océans Canada, Ottawa, 108 p.

Saucier, F.-J. and E. D. Humphreys. 1993. Present-day crustal deformation in southern California from joint models of geological and very long baseline interferrometry measurements, Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Crustal Dynamics, D. Smith et D. Turcotte (Eds.), Vol. 23, American Geophysical Union, pp. 139-176.