Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Richard Carr

Fire Research Analyst
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 122 Street Northwest
Edmonton, Alberta, T6H 3S5

Tel.: (825) 510-1265


  • Processing near real time and historical meteorological data for use in wildland fire information systems (see Links – CWFIS)
  • Meteorological modelling
  • Development of specialized fire management computer products
  • Reception and processing of Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer satellite imagery
  • Application of forest fire weather information in other systems (FireMARS, Drought Monitor)
  • Content development for federal emergency response plans
  • Facilitation of forest fire information flow within NRCan and between NRCan and external agencies


  • Diploma, Photographic Technology, 1980 (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
  • BSc Geography, Specialization in Meteorology, 1994 (University of Alberta)


  • Represents NRCan-CFS on the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre’s Forest and Fire Meteorology Community of Practice