Élyse Fournier

Climate Scenarios and Services Specialist

Élyse Fournier earned a Master’s in civil engineering from the Université de Sherbrooke. As an undergraduate, she consulted in municipal engineering and construction. She has worked on issues such as hydrological modeling and management of water resources in a changing climate. At Ouranos since 2014, Mrs. Fournier carries out projects related to energy- and water-management programs in Québec and internationally as part of the Climate Scenarios and Services Group.


Securing Rail Shipping in a Warming Climate

The US Federal Railroad Administration adopting new safety standards to protect against rail buckling

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The state of New York launching a full portfolio of measures to adapt to climate change

The state of New York launching a full portfolio of measures to adapt to climate change

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Increasing nuclear power plants resilience with dry-cooling

Eskom making the strategic decision to invest in nuclear power plant dry-cooling.

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Developing climate knowledge for oil exploration projects

British Petrol collaborated with ArcticNet on a two-year study in the Beaufort Sea in Canada where BP is planning an oil exploration project.

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New Climate Normals for Electricity Demand Forecasting

Hydro-Québec adjusting its energy demand forecast system to increasing air temperature.

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A Monitoring Program to respond to Permafrost Thawing due to Climate Change

Canadian Federal Government agencies and Enbridge leading a monitoring program at the Norma Pipes Wells to follow permafrost degradation.

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