Dr. Tim Parsons

CURRICULUM VITAE

Timothy R. Parsons

PRESENT LOCATION

Institute of Ocean Sciences, P.O. Box 6000, 9860 West Saanich Road, Sidney, BC. V8L 4B2 Canada
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Fax: +1.250.363.6390


CURRENT POSITIONS

Professor Emeritus, Dept. Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Honorary Research Scientist Emeritus, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Sidney, B.C., Canada


DEGREES

B.Sc. McGill University, Montréal, Québec 1953
M.Sc. McGill University, Montréal, Québec 1955
Ph.D. McGill University, Montréal, Québec 1958


EMPLOYMENT RECORD

Honorary Scientist Emeritus, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney 1992-
Professsor Emeritus, Dept. Earth and Ocean Sciences, U.B.C. 1992-
Department of Oceanography, University of British Columbia 1971-1992
Fisheries Research Board of Canada (Nanaimo, B.C.) 1964-1971
Office of Oceanography, Unesco, Paris 1962-1964
Fisheries Research Board of Canada (Nanaimo, B.C.) 1958-1962


ELECTED POSITIONS

President, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 1969-70
President, International Association of Biological Oceanographers (ICSU) 1971-76


AWARDS

Officer of the Order of Canada 2006
The Timothy R. Parsons Medal (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) 2005
Japan Prize (Science and Technology Foundation of Japan) 2001
Murray Newman Award (Vancouver Aquarium) 1999
Evelyn Hutchinson Medal 1993 (American Society of Limnology and Oceanography)
J.P. Tully Medal for Oceanography 1990 (Canadian Society of Meterology and Oceanography)
Killam Research Prize 1990
Oceanographic Society of Japan Prize 1988
Senior Killam Fellowship 1986
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada 1979


HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREES

University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada 2007
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 2002
Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Japan 2001
University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan 2001

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