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 Last updated on
 16 September 2010
Christopher Simmons  



Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
McGill University
805 Sherbrooke St. West, Room 713
Montréal, QC, Canada
H3A 2K6
Email: christopher.simmons@mail.mcgill.ca

website: www.esmg.mcgill.ca/Chris.htm

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Education


Present: Ph.D Student in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montréal, QC

M.Sc. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada, 2008

B.Sc. Meteorology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, United States, 2006

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Simmons C, and Mysak L (2010) The transmissive properties of medieval stained glass in European churches. Architectural Science Review 53(2), 251-275.

Simmons C, and Mysak L (2010) Changes in climate and stained glass in medieval Europe: How are they connected? Submitted to Climatic Change (Oct. 2008)

Simmons C, Mysak L, and Matthews HD (2010) Investigation of the natural carbon cycle since 8 kyr BP using an intermediate complexity model : The role of Southern Ocean ventilation. Submitted to Holocene (Mar. 2010)

Theses and Technical Reports

Simmons, C. (2008). Fiat lux: Climatic considerations in medieval stained glass aesthetics. Msc Thesis, McGill University. Click here to download

Simmons, C. (2007). Let there be light: Stained glass and the late medieval climate transition. Centre for Climate and Global Change Research, Report 2007-1. Click here to download

Simmons, C. (2006). The influence of latent heat and topography on the evolution of midlatitude tropical-like cyclones. BSc Geog. Thesis, Western Illinois University. Click here to download

Simmons, C. (2006). Climate change and medieval sacred architecture. BSc Honors Thesis, Western Illinois University. Click here to download

Recent Presentations

Simmons, C. (2009, 17 Dec.) Stained glass and climate change: How are they connected? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California. Click here to download

Simmons, C. (2009, 20 July). Interactions of elevated supercells with the stable boundary layer: An observational study on the possible mechanisms for tornadogenesis in the Lawrence, Kansas Supercell of 12 March, 2006. MOCA-09 IAPSO-IAMAS-IACS Joint Assembly in Montréal, QC. Click here to download

Simmons, C. (2009, 18 March) Temples of glass: Developing a relative transmissivity index for the in-situ analysis of medieval glazing. Presented at the McGill AOS student seminar series in Montréal, QC. Click here to download

Simmons, C. (2008, 11 May). The Grisaille Revolution and Climate Change. Presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI. Click here to download

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