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James King

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Professeur adjoint

Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de géographie

Complexe des sciences office B-5031

js.king@umontreal.ca

514 343-6111 #29923

Education Programs

  • Social Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Social Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Humanities Fundamental and Applied Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Fundamental and Applied Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development Humanities
  • Humanities Fundamental and Applied Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Fundamental and Applied Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development Humanities

Courses

  • GEO1122 Système Terre 2
  • GEO2533 Géographie quantitative 2
  • GEO6032 Projet de maîtrise de recherche 2

Areas of Expertise

Student supervision Expand all Collapse all

Distribution en taille des particules et nutriments : relation entre le matériel parental et la poussière minérale en désert côtier de la Namibie Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2020 - 2020
Graduate : Chaput, Amélie
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
Modélisation complexe des interactions entre la végétation et le déplacement des sédiments Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2020 - 2020
Graduate : Gauvin-Bourdon, Phillipe
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.

Research projects Expand all Collapse all

Mechanics and dynamics of mineral dust production within cold climates Projet de recherche au Canada / 2022 - 2028

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: CRSNG/Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie du Canada (CRSNG)
Grant programs: PVX20965-(RGP) Programme de subvention à la découverte individuelle ou de groupe

Wind Erosion Laser Doppler Anemometry Sampling System Projet de recherche au Canada / 2021 - 2027

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: Université de Montréal
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-FEI sans restriction

Les polluants de l’air et les changements climatiques Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2025

Lead researcher : James King , Patrick Hayes , Audrey Smargiassi
Funding sources: Ministère du Développement durable, Environnement et Lutte contre les changements climatiques
Grant programs:

Mineral dust aerosols in Northen Canada: Sources and impacts on climate and air quality Projet de recherche au Canada / 2021 - 2024

Lead researcher : Aldona Wiacek
Co-researchers : James King
Funding sources: Agence spatiale canadienne
Grant programs:

Mineral Dust Dynamics and Climate Change at High Latitude Mountainous Regions Projet de recherche au Canada / 2019 - 2024

Lead researcher : Patrick Hayes , James King , Daniel Fortier , Norman T. O'Neill , Daniel Nadeau , Julie Talbot
Co-researchers : Daniel Bellamy , Sophie Pouillé

Impact de la variabilité environnementale sur la dynamique des populations et l’évolution biologique et culturelle de la lignée humaine. Projet de recherche au Canada / 2018 - 2024

Lead researcher : Ariane Burke
Co-researchers : Michelle Drapeau , Liliana Perez , Julien Riel-Salvatore , James King , Michael Bisson , Anne Devernal , Matthew Peros , Francesco Pausata
Funding sources: FRQSC/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FQRSC)
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-(SE) Programme Soutien aux équipes de recherche - Stade de développement : Renouvellement

Wind Erosion Laser Doppler Anemometry Sampling System Projet de recherche au Canada / 2021 - 2023

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: FCI/Fondation canadienne pour l'innovation
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Fonds des leaders

Mineral Dust Dynamics and Climate Change at High Latitude Mountainous Regions Projet de recherche au Canada / 2019 - 2023

Co-researchers : James King
Funding sources: Secrétariat Inter-Conseil et Réseaux des centres d'excellence (RCE)
Grant programs: PV143493-(RCE) Réseaux de centres d'excellence

Mineral Dust Aerosols: Ecological and radiative impacts Projet de recherche au Canada / 2016 - 2023

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: CRSNG/Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie du Canada (CRSNG)
Grant programs: PVX20965-(RGP) Programme de subvention à la découverte individuelle ou de groupe

Caractérisation et la détection des aérosols de poussières minérales Projet de recherche au Canada / 2017 - 2022

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: FCI/Fondation canadienne pour l'innovation
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Fonds d'exploitation des infrastructures (FEI)

Supplément COVID-19 CRSNG_Mineral Dust Aerosols: Ecological and radiative impacts Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2021

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: CRSNG/Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie du Canada (CRSNG)
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Supplément à l’appui des étudiants, des stagiaires postdoctoraux et du personnel de soutien à la recherche COVID-19

Mineral Dust Dynamics and Climate Change at High Latitude Mountainous Regions Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2021

Funding sources: Secrétariat Inter-Conseil et Réseaux des centres d'excellence (RCE)
Grant programs: PV143493-(RCE) Réseaux de centres d'excellence

Resilience and sustainability: past and future responses to rapid warming events in the North. / CMN NFRF LOI Development Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2020

Co-researchers : Ariane Burke , James King
Funding sources: Secrétariat Inter-Conseil et Réseaux des centres d'excellence (RCE)
Grant programs: PV143493-(RCE) Réseaux de centres d'excellence

Caractérisation et la détection des aérosols de poussières minérales Projet de recherche au Canada / 2017 - 2019

Lead researcher : James King
Funding sources: FCI/Fondation canadienne pour l'innovation
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Fonds des leaders

Publications Expand all Collapse all

  1. Meinander, O., Dagsson-Waldhauserova, P., Amosov, P., Aseyeva, E., Atkins, C., Baklanov, A., Baldo, C., Barr, S., Barzycka, B., Benning, L., Cvetkovic, B., Enchilik, P., Frolov, D., Gassó, S., Kandler, K., Kasimov, N., Kavan, J., King, J., Koroleva, T., … Vukovic Vimic, A. (2021). Newly identified climatically and environmentally significant high latitude dust sources. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 2021, 1–74.
  2. Gili, S., Vanderstraeten, A., *Chaput, A., King, J., Gaiero, D., Delmonte, B., ... & Mattielli, N. (2021). Southern Africa: The Missing Piece To The Dust Provenance Puzzle of East Antarctica?, Nature Communications
  3. King, J., & Bellamy, D. (2021). Measuring Sediment Transport by Wind. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences.
  4. King, J., Under Revision ‘Recent dust climatology of a pro-glacial valley in Yukon, Canada’, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
  5. Ranjbar, K., O'Neill, N. T., Ivanescu, L., King, J., & Hayes, P. L. (2021). Remote sensing of a high-Arctic, local dust event over Lake Hazen (Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada). Atmospheric Environment246, 118102.
  6. Gauvin-Bourdon, P., King, J., & Perez, L., 2021. Impacts of grazing on vegetation dynamics in a sediment transport complex model. Earth Surface Dynamics9(1), 29-45.
  7. Bachelder, J., *Cadieux, M., Liu-Kang, C., Lambert, P., Filoche, A., Galhardi, J.A., Hadioui, M., *Chaput, A., *Bastien-Thibault, M.P., Wilkinson, K.J., King, J., Hayes, P.L., 2020. ‘Chemical and microphysical properties of wind-blown dust near an actively retreating glacier in Yukon, Canada’, Aerosol Science and Technology. doi: 10.1080/02786826.2019.1676394.
  8. Etyemezian, V., G. Nikolich, W. Nickling, J. King, J. Gillies. 2017. ‘Analysis of an optical gate device for measuring aeolian sand movement’, Aeolian Research, doi: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2016.11.005.
  9. Harley, G. L., J. King, & J.T. Maxwell. 2017. Trans-Atlantic Connections between North African Dust Flux and Tree Growth in the Florida Keys, United States. Earth Interactions21(7), 1-22.
  10. Munkhtsetseg, E., M. Shinoda, J.A. Gillies, R. Kimura, J. King, & G. Nikolich. 2016. Relationships between soil moisture and dust emissions in a bare sandy soil of Mongolia. Particuology28, 131-137.
  11. Nield, J. M., G.F. Wiggs, J. King, R.G. Bryant, F.D. Eckardt, D.S. Thomas, & R. Washington. 2016. Climate–surface–pore‐water interactions on a salt crusted playa: implications for crust pattern and surface roughness development measured using terrestrial laser scanning. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms41(6), 738-753.
  12. Haustein, K., R. Washington, J. King, G. Wiggs, D. S. G. Thomas, F. D. Eckardt, R. G. Bryant, L. Menut. 2015. 'Testing the performance of state-of-the-art dust emission schemes using DO4Models field data'. Geoscientific Model Development. doi: 10.5194/gmd-8-341-2015
  13. Etyemezian, V., J.A. Gillies, M. Shinoda, G. Nikolich, J. King, & A.R. Bardis. 2014. Accounting for surface roughness on measurements conducted with PI-SWERL: Evaluation of a subjective visual approach and a photogrammetric technique. Aeolian Research13, 35-50.
  14. Nield,J.M., J. King, B. Jacobs. 2014. ‘Detecting surface moisture in aeolian environments using terrestrial laser scanning’. Aeolian Research, 12, 9-17.
  15. Nield,J.M. J. King, G.F.S. Wiggs, J. Leyland, R.G. Bryant, R.C. Chiverrell, S.E. Darby, F.D. Eckardt, D.S.G. Thomas, L.H. Vircavs, R. Washington. 2013. ‘Estimating aerodynamic roughness over complex surface terrain’. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020632
  16. M-C. Chalbot, G. Nikolich, V. Etyemezian, D.W. Dubois, J. King, D. Shafer, G. Gamboa da Costa, J.F. Hinton, I.G. Kavouras. 2013. ‘Soil humic-like organic compounds in prescribed fire emissions using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy’. Environmental Pollution, doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.06.008
  17. Kavouras, I.G., G. Nikolich, V. Etyemezian, D.W. DuBois, J. king, D. Shafer. 2012. ‘In-situ observations of soil minerals and organic matter in the early phases of prescribed fires’. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2011JD017420
  18. King, J., V. Etyemezian, M. Sweeney, B. Buck, and G. Nikolich. 2011. ‘Dust emission variability at the Salton Sea, California, USA.’ Aeolian Research, doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2011.03.005
  19. Buck, B.J., J. King, and V. Etyemezian. 2011. ‘Effects of salt mineralogy on surface characteristics: Implications for dust emissions, Salton Sea California, USA.’ Soil Science Society of America Journal, doi:10.2136/sssaj2011.0049
  20. Ballantine, J-A.C. and J. King. 2011. ‘AGU Fall Meeting session on Aeolian Dust: Transport Processes, Anthropogenic Forces, and Biogeochemical Cycling.’ Aeolian Research, doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2011.04.001
  21. Kuhns, H., J.A. Gillies, V. Etyemezian, G. Nikolich, J. King, D. Zhu, S. Uppapalli, J. Engelbrecht, and S. Kohl. 2010. ‘Effect of Soil Type and Momentum on Unpaved Road Particulate Matter Emissions from Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles’. Aerosol Science and Technology, doi: 10.1080/02786820903516844
  22. Gillies, J.A., W.G. Nickling, J. king, and N. Lancaster. 2010. ‘Modeling aeolian sediment transport thresholds on physically rough martian surfaces: A shear stress partitioning approach.’ Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.02.016.
  23. Gillies, J.A., V. Etyemezian, H. Kuhns, J.D. McAlpine, J. King, S. Uppapalli, G. Nikolich, and J. Engelbrecht. 2009. ‘Dust Emissions Created by Low-Level Rotary-Winged Aircraft Flight Over Desert Surfaces’. Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.12.018.
  24. King, J., W.G. Nickling and J.A. Gillies. 2008. ‘Investigations of the law-of-the-wall over sparse roughness elements.’ Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2007JF000804.
  25. Gillies, J.A., W.G. Nickling and J. King. 2007. ‘Shear stress partitioning in the atmospheric inertial sublayer’ Boundary-Layer Meteorology, doi: 10.10007/s10546-006-9101-5.
  26. Gillies, J.A., W.G. Nickling V. Etyemezian, J. King and M. Sweeney. 2006. ‘Factors controlling the spatial and temporal variability of dust emissions.’ Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, doi: 10.1007/BF02840169.
  27. Gillies, J.A., W.G. Nickling and J. King. 2006. ‘Aeolian sediment transport through large patches of roughness in the atmospheric inertial sublayer.’ Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2005JF000434.
  28. King, J., W.G. Nickling and J.A. Gillies. 2006. ‘Shear stress ratio measurements within mesquite dominated landscapes of the Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico, USA.’ Geomorphology, 82, 229-244.
  29. King, J., W.G. Nickling and J.A. Gillies. 2005. ‘Representation of vegetation and other non-erodible elements in aeolian shear stress partitioning models for predicting transport threshold.’ Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2004JF000281.
  30. Gillies, J.A., W.G. Nickling, and J. King. 2002. ‘Drag coefficient and plant response to wind speed in three plant species: Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus), Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungus glauca.), and Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum)’. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2001JD001259.

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