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David Harper

Director General
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
Participates in 1 Session

David Harper is Canada’s GEO Principal and the Director General of the Monitoring and Data Services Directorate (MDSD) within the Meteorological Services of Canada (MSC) at Environment and Climate Change Canada. In his role at MSC, David is responsible for leading the collection and management of meteorological, climatological, hydrometric and environmental data in support of water, weather and climate services in Canada. This includes the management, design, operations, renewal of MSC’s national upper air, surface, marine, hydrometric, lightning, radar, and satellite receiving station networks as well as the IM/IT infrastructure to ensure essential data is openly available for use. David holds a Master of Science Degree in Biology from Université de Montréal and a Bachelor of Science Degree from McGill University with a Joint Major in Biology and Environmental Sciences.

Sessions in which David Harper participates

Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST | 45 minutes

Join our DG Panel discussion moderated by Jonathan Murphy, Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada. Our panelists are Eric Laliberté, Éric Loubier and David Harper.As a country spanning almost 10 million square kilometres, Canada has always faced a unique challenge in collecting the day-to-day information needed to provide critical services to Canadians. Today, space offers a unique perspective that is increasingly important to under...