Danny Blair

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Danny Blair


  • Climate
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
  • Weather
Areas of Expertise:
  • Canadian Prairies
  • Climatology
  • Climate
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Policy
  • Drought
  • En Nino
  • Flooding
  • Global Warming
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • La Nina
  • Meteorology
  • Prairie Climate Centre
  • Storms
  • Thunderstorms
  • Tornadoes
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Danny Blair is a geography professor and co-director of science for the Prairie Climate Centre. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Regina and a PhD from the University of Manitoba.

His main research interests are climate variability and climate change in Canada’s western interior. He was a contributing author of Canada’s National Assessment of Climate Change released in 2008, and is a frequent presenter and participant in workshops about climate change in the Prairie provinces.

Current research projects include: a climate change atlas for Manitoba and the Prairies (, the identification of Prairie climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, and an assessment of the potential for trans-boundary water conflicts in a changing Prairie climate.

Media and Research Expert

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UWinnipeg’s weather station receives upgrades

The station now allows for wireless readings with a more stable internet connection, weather updates that are free, and updates every five minutes.

Exploring the impact of winter climate change

Dr. Nora Casson has been appointed as a co-director of UWinnipeg's Prairie Climate Centre, joining environmental scientist Dr. Ian Mauro and...

Manitoba government provides $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre

This funding was announced by Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires today, with the reveal of, a new section of the Climate Atlas...

Collaborating with Norway on the High North

A new partnership between The University of Winnipeg and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology draws on complementary expertise...