Order of Canada to Tim Oke - 10 April 2008




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Mr. Timothy R. Oke

  • ·Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Officer of the Order of Canada
o  Awarded on: April 10, 2008
o  Invested on: May 15, 2009

Timothy Oke is an internationally recognized expert on urban microclimates. Professor emeritus in the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia, he has studied how urban development affects weather patterns. He has developed scientific techniques to measure localized changes in atmospheric conditions and has contributed to meteorological organizations nationally and internationally. He is the author of the seminal book Boundary Layer Climates and the founder of the International Association of Urban Climate. Over the years, he has been a role model for several generations of young geographers and a respected mentor.


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