George Isaac Profile Summary from LinkedIn
Dr. Isaac has been working as a research scientist since 1972. After retiring in December 2013 as a Senior Scientist from Environment Canada, he formed Weather Impacts Consulting Incorporated. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at York University and Dalhousie University, a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and the Royal Meteorological Society, and a recipient of the 2008 Patterson Distinguished Service Medal for distinguished service to meteorology in Canada. He is an author/co-author of over 125 papers in referred journals on topics such as aircraft in-flight icing, short term weather forecasting or nowcasting, meteorological instrumentation, aviation forecasting, cloud physics and microphysics, clouds and climate, numerical weather prediction model parameterizations, weather modification, etc. As a Project Principal Investigator, he was involved with FAA and Transport Canada in developing new certification rules for aircraft flying in freezing rain and drizzle using in-flight measurements collected off the east coast, central Ontario and the Beaufort Sea. As the Lead Scientist for the Science of Nowcasting Olympic Weather for Vancouver 2010, and the Head of the Aviation Research Group at Environment Canada, he led/coordinated efforts to improved short term weather forecasts in complex terrain and at major airports. More recently, under the direction of Dr. Isaac, Weather Impacts Consulting Inc. has provided advice to several government and private sector organizations.