James Byrne

Faculty of Arts & Science
Geography and Environment


Research expertise

Global environmental change and water resources, has given expert testimony to environmental hearings and legal proceedings on climate change, water and environmental issues. He is the lead scientist and producer of the 2002 award winning Global Change three-part Television series; the 2004 seven-part TV series Water under Fire, Choking Lake Winnipeg (2011) and co-produced a series of videos on climate change science and solutions in 2014. (see Educational Media Production)


Climate variability and change; hydrometeorology; hydrology; watershed management; prairie watershed processes; expert witness on water and climate issues.