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John Iacozza

15.06.2018

JOHN IACOZZA (Ph.D.)
11 McMasters Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T2Y2
work: (204)474-8483, home: (204)416-6893
John.Iacozza@umanitoba.ca

PERSONAL INFORMATION

• Citizenship: Canadian

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
Currently I teach a variety of courses that can be classified into one of two groups – science-based physical geography courses (i.e. Introductory Physical Geography, Introduction to Climate Change and Its Causes, Arctic System Science) or techniques/field-based courses (i.e. Introduction to Remote Sensing, Research Methods in Geography). Due to this duality in my course load, my teaching philosophy is two-fold. For science-based courses, I believe that my role as an instructor is to provide the foundation of the basic principles that govern the topic(s) being discussed in the course. For the technical/field-based courses, my teaching philosophy is structured around a more application and experiential learning approach. While I believe that a component of my role is to provide students with the basic principles as in the science-based courses, my primary role is to guide students in the application of these principles, either through simple questions or through detailed exercises. In addition, students learn while in the field, observing and experiencing the basic principles discussed in lectures.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: TEACHING
• Physical Geography: Introductory course, Arctic system science, climate change
• Techniques: remote sensing, quantitative research, geographic information systems
• Course delivery: regular session, distance education and field courses (experiential learning)

RESEARCH PHILOSOPHY
My research interests focus on the examination of habitat variables for various Arctic marine mammals including ringed seals, polar bears and whales. My research philosophy is centred on the convergence between geomatics, environmental geography and biology, examining the present habitat preference of marine mammals and potential changes that may occur in a changing Arctic environment using current analytical tools and techniques. Current focus is on the application and development of remote sensing technologies (including optical and microwave remote sensing platforms) and spatial analysis to examine the relationship between oceanographic and atmospheric variables and marine mammal preferences over various spatial and temporal scales.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: RESEARCH
• Spatial and temporal distribution of snow on sea ice
• Habitat environmental characteristics of Arctic marine mammals (i.e. ringed seals and polar bears)
• Circumpolar climate change impacts on marine environments
• Application of remote sensing and spatial statistics to Arctic marine environments and habitat relationships
WORK EXPERIENCE
SENIOR INSTRUCTOR 2012 – present
INSTRUCTOR II 2004 – 2012
INSTRUCTOR I 2001 – 2004
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND GEOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
Accomplishments
• Teaching between 6 and 9 courses per academic year during regular session
• Teaching up to 3 courses per academic term through Distance Education
• Supervision of teaching assistants (typically two per year)
• Development of new courses on a number of different topics including climate change, remote sensing and quantitative analysis for geographers
• Published a number of peer-reviewed publications on snow, sea ice and marine mammals
• Education lead for the Arctic Science Partnership (ASP)
• Served on a number of departmental and faculty committees
• Invited reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals, textbooks and government agencies

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 2017 - present
CENTRE FOR EARTH OBSERVATION SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, WINNIPEG MANITOBA
Accomplishments
• Management of laboratories, staff and student offices and related facilities
• Facilitate day-to-day operations of CEOS core facilities
• Coordination of technical and administrative staff with faculty members
• Management of equipment inventory and budget
• Reporting annual review of Centre to the University
• Communication regarding CEOS science and operations both internally and externally

RESEARCH SCIENTIST 2017
DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
Accomplishments
• Developed a beluga tagging program in consultation with other scientists at DFO
• Associate editor of Arctic Science journal (beluga special issue)
• Edited various CSAS and Research documents
• Supervised a total of 7 staff and 3 students
• Oversaw a $70,000 overall budget


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE 1999 – 2001
CENTRE FOR EARTH OBSERVATION SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
Accomplishments
• Published a number of peer-reviewed publications focusing on dynamics of snow covered sea ice as habitat parameters for Arctic marine mammals.
• Participated in more than 6 field programs in the Canadian Arctic
• Acquisition of research licenses through Territorial Governments for field programs in the Canadian Arctic
• Drafting of funding proposals to various government and private sector agencies
• Coordinator for remote sensing data products for research group from various national and international agencies including Canadian Ice Service, Alaska Satellite Facility, European Space Agency and Canadian Space Agency
• Logistics and science coordinator for field research programs in Canadian Arctic

PRINCIPAL 1999 – 2003
JIACOZZA CONSULTING, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
Accomplishments
• Collaboration with various government agencies (including Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Government of Nunavut and Canadian Wildlife Service) on research focusing on Arctic system

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE 1997 – 1999
CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
Accomplishments
• Participated in research on the integration of remote sensing with polar bear locations in Canadian Arctic
• Published a number of peer-reviewed publication son relationship between polar bear location and sea ice habitat characteristics
• Draft funding proposals to various government and private sector agencies for both financial and in-kind support

EDUCATION
DOCTORATE (GEOGRAPHY)
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB, 2003-2011.
Dissertation: Spatial and temporal evolution of snow-covered sea ice, with reference to polar bear habitat

MASTERS OF ARTS (GEOGRAPHY)
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB, 1994-1997.
Thesis: Snow distribution patterns over various types of sea ice in the Canadian Arctic.
Weir Thesis Award (Best Master’s Thesis in Geography)

HONOURS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY)
McMaster University, Hamilton ON, 1990-1994.
Thesis: Prediction of solar ultraviolet-B radiation.
Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

AFFILIATIONS
• Fellow, Royal Canadian Geographic Society (RCGS)
• Arctic Institute of North America (AINA)
• Arctic Science Partnership

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
• Award of Excellence for Undergraduate Teaching; Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources (2011)
• Graduate Student Teaching Award; Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources ($500 award) (2011)
• Appointed to the College of Fellows of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society (2010)
• Named ‘Geographer of the Week’ in the Canadian Association of Geographers Newsletter (December 16, 2009)
• B.A. Baryla Geography Graduate Student Travel Award; Department of Environment and Geography ($275) (2009)
• Research Assistantship; Department of Environment and Geography ($1000) (2006)
• Research Assistantship; Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba ($5000) (2006)
• ArcticNet Training Fund Award ($3165 award) (2006)
• Research Assistantship; Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba ($5000) (2005)
• James W. Bourque Studentship in Northern Geography; Royal Canadian Geographic Society and ACUNS ($5000 award) (2004)
• Research Assistantship; Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba ($5000) (2004)
• Northern Studies Training Program; University of Manitoba (approximately $2200 award) (2003)
• Weir Award (Most Outstanding Master’s Thesis); Department of Geography, University of Manitoba ($500 award) (1997)
• Northern Studies Training Program; University of Manitoba (1996)
• Northern Studies Training Program; University of Manitoba (1995)


COURSES INSTRUCTED/DEVELOPED
GEOG 1290 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (3-ch) (REGULAR SESSION & DISTANCE EDUCATION)
• Also taught at the Canadian Mennonite University College.
• Academic year: 1999/00 – Present; Class size: 30-150 students
GEOG 2200 INTRODUCTION TO THEMATIC CARTOGRAPHY (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2005/06 – Present; Class size: 30-50 students
GEOG 2250 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2005/06 – 2009/10; Class size: 50-80 students
GEOG 2530 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENTIFIC GEOGRAPHIC RESEARCH (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2008/09 – Present; Class size: 10-20 students
GEOG 2700 INTRODUCTION TO ARCTIC SYSTEM SCIENCE (DISTANCE EDUCATION)
• Academic year: 2015/16 – Present; Class size: 10-30 students
GEOG 3200 INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE SENSING (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2004/05 – Present; Class size: 10-20 students
GEOG 3390 INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS CAUSES (3-ch) (REGULAR SESSION & DISTANCE EDUCATION)
• Academic year: 2010/11 – Present; Class size: 5-50 students
GEOG 3680 RESEARCH METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY (6-ch)
• Academic year: 2001/02 – 2010/11; Class size: 10-25 students
GEOG 3760 CANADA’S NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS AND LANDSCAPES (6-ch) (DISTANCE EDUCATION)
• Academic year: 2010/11 – 2015/16; Class size: 5-20 students
GEOG 3810 QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2011/12 – Present; Class size: 50-60 students
GEOG 4200/7480 ADVANCED METHODS IN REMOTE SENSING (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2008/09 – Present; Class size: 5-20 students
GEOG 4590 SPATIAL ANALYSIS (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2004/05 and 2005/06; Class size: 5-10 students
GEOG 4660 HONOURS THESIS (6-ch)
• Academic year: 2004/2005 – Present; Class size: 1 student
GEOG 4670 SPECIAL ISSUES (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2009/10 – Present; Class size: 1-3 students
GEOG 7010 SPECIAL ISSUES (3-ch)
• This course is personalized for graduate students within the Department of Environment and Geography. Course topics have included “See the Weather: Meteorological Remote Sensing”, “Quantitative Analysis of Arctic Data”, “Quantitative Habitat Analysis”. (Total 8 different topics)
• Academic year: 2009/10 – Present; Class size: 2-6 students
GEOG 7400 ARCTIC FIELD SCHOOL (3-ch)
• Course instructor as well as course coordinator.
• Offered in Kuujjuarapik, Quebec and Nuuk, Greenland
• Academic year: 2012/13 – Present; Class size: 16-21 students
ENVR 2170 ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM SOLVING (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2007/08; Class size: 30 students
99.111 INTRODUCTION TO UNIVERSITY (3-ch)
• Academic year: 2000/01; Class size: 30 students

STUDENT SUPERVISION
SEPTEMBER 2017 – PRESENT
MSc. Advisory Committee Member Student: Kevin Scharffenburg
SEPTEMBER 2015 – PRESENT
MSc. Advisory Committee Member Student: Paige Kowal
SEPTEMBER 2015 – DECEMBER 2016
CHET Faculty Advisor Student: Karley Campbell
SEPTEMBER 2013 – DECEMBER 2015
MSc. Advisory Committee Member Student: Claire Hornby
Thesis Habitat selection of beluga whales in the Beaufort Sea during the spring and late summer seasons.
SEPTEMBER 2014 – MAY 2015
B.Sc. (Physical Geography) Honours Thesis Student: Laura Blunden
Thesis: The effects of CO2 release from Canadian Prairie Pothole wetland degradation using a USGS Regional Climate Change model.
SEPTEMBER 2014 – MAY 2015
B.Env.Sc. Honours Thesis Student: Kaela Dickieson
Thesis: Ringed seal sea ice selection in Western Hudson Bay, Eastern Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin.
SEPTEMBER 2013 – MAY 2014
B.Sc. (Physical Geography) Honours Thesis Student: Ulana Fries
Thesis: The effect of climate and anthropogenic forcing factors on the historical lake levels of Lake Superior and Lake Victoria.
MAY 2011 – FEBRUARY 2014
M.Env. Advisory Committee Member Student: Heather Swail
Thesis: An assessment of indoor air quality, lost work time, and perceived air quality in a Winnipeg school division.
SEPTEMBER 2008 – JULY 2009
B.Sc. (Physical Geography) Honours Thesis Student: David Babb
Thesis: Analysis of ice motion in the Beaufort Sea in response to atmospheric forcing and physical properties of the ice.
SEPTEMBER 2004 – JULY 2005
B.Sc. (Physical Geography) Honours Thesis Student: James Kellough
Thesis: An observational study of the role of sea ice in high latitude coastal dynamics: The southeastern Canadian Beaufort Sea.


PUBLICATIONS
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Hornby, C. A., J. Iacozza, C. Hoover, D.G. Barber and L.L. Loseto. 2017. Beluga whale Delphinapterus leucas late summer habitat use and support for foraging areas in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 574, 243-257.
Horby, C., J. Iacozza, D.G. Barber and L.L. Loseto. 2016. Spring habitat use of beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in the southeast Beaufort Sea. Polar Biology, 39(12), 2319-2334. DOI:10.1007/s00300-016-1899-9
Michel, C., J. Hamilton, E. Hansen, D. Barber, M. Reigstad, J. Iacozza, L. Seuthe and A. Niemi. 2015. Arctic Ocean outflow shelves in the changing Arctic: A review and perspectives. Progress in Oceanography, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2015.08.007
Harwood, L., J. Iacozza, J.C. Auld, P. Norton and L.L. Loseto. 2014. Belugas in the Mackenzie River estuary, NT, Canada: habitat use and hot spots in the Tarium Niryutait Marine Protected Area. Ocean and Coastal Management, vol. 100:128-138. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.08.004.
Candlish, L.M., J. Iacozza, J.V. Lukovich, B. Horton and D.G. Barber. 2014. Sea ice climatology in the Canadian Western Arctic: Thermodynamic versus dynamic controls. International Journal of Climatology, vol. 35(8):1867-1880. DOI:10.1002/joc.4094
Iacozza, J. and S.H. Ferguson. 2014. Spatio-temporal variability of snow over sea ice in Western Hudson Bay with reference to ringed seal pup survival. Polar Biology, vol. 37(6):817-832. DOI: 10.1007/S00300-014-1484-z.
Warner, K., J. Iacozza, R. Scharien and D. Barber. 2013. On the classification of melt season first-year and multi-year sea ice in the Beaufort Sea using Radarsat-2 data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 34(11): 3760-3774. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2012.760855.
Barber, D.G., M.G. Asplin, T.N. Papakyriakou, L. Miller, B.G. Else, J. Iacozza, C.J. Mundy, M. Gosslin, N.C. Asselin and S. Ferguson, et al. 2012. Consequences of change and variability in sea ice on marine ecosystem and biogeochemical processes during the 2007–2008 Canadian International Polar Year program. Climatic Change, vol. 115(1): 135-159. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-012-0482-9.
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. 2010. An examination of snow redistribution over smooth land-fast sea ice. Hydrological Processes, vol. 24: 850–865. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7526.
Langlois, A., R. Scharien, T. Geldsetzer, J. Iacozza, D.G. Barber and J. Yackel. 2008. Estimation of snow water equivalent over first-year sea ice using AMSR-E and surface observations. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 112(9): 3656-3667.
Stirling, I., N.J. Lunn, J. Iacozza, C. Elliot and M. Obbard. 2004. Polar bear distribution and abundance on the southwestern Hudson Bay coast during open water season, in relation to population trends and annual ice patterns. Arctic, vol. 57(1): 15-27.
Barber, D.G. and J. Iacozza. 2004. Historical analysis of sea ice conditions in M’Clintock Channel and the Gulf of Boothia, Nunavut: Implications for ringed seal and polar bear habitat. Arctic, vol. 57(1): 1-14.
Barber, D.G., J. Iacozza and A. Walker. 2003. On the estimation of snow water equivalent (SWE) using microwave radiometry over first-year sea ice. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 5, pp. V-3050.
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. 2001. Ablation patterns of snow cover over first-year sea ice in the Canadian Arctic. Hydrological Processes, vol. 15(18): 3559-3569.
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. 1999. An examination of the distribution of snow on sea‐ice. Atmosphere-Ocean, vol. 37(1): 21-51.
Stirling, I., N.J. Lunn and J. Iacozza. 1999. Long-term trends in the population ecology of polar bears in western Hudson Bay in relation to climate change. Arctic, vol. 52 (3): 294-306.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
Candlish, L., D. Barber, R. Brown, C. Barrette, B. Horton, J. Lukovich, J. Iacozza, M. Markovic, M. Rapaic, T. Prowse and L. Brown. Chapter 2: Climate Variability and Projections. In: ???
Iacozza, J. 2013. Global Climate Systems: Polar Climates. Use of Remote Sensing. In: S.L. Ross, Weather and Climate (textbook). Toronto: Oxford University Press.
Barber, D.G., B.J. Hwang, J.K. Ehn, J. Iacozza, R. Galley, J. Hanesiak, T. Papakyriakou, T. and J. Lukovich. 2008. The Ocean-Sea Ice-Atmosphere (OSA) interface in the Southern Beaufort Sea. In L. Fortier, D.G. Barber and J. Michaud (eds.), On Thin Ice: a synthesis of the Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study (CASES). Winnipeg: Aboriginal Issues Press, 37-67.
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Iacozza, J., D.G. Barber and S. Rysgaard. Towards development of a microwave electro-thermophysical model of snow covered seal ice. ESA Workshop on Novel Mission Concepts for Snow and Cryosphere Research. The Netherlands, September 16-17, 2014. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Deriving land-fast surface roughness from ASAR images using second-order texture measures. IPY 2012 – From Knowledge to Action. Montreal, Quebec, April 22-27, 2012 (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. An assessment of summer and autumn sea ice characteristics as related to polar bear subpopulations in the Canadian Arctic. IPY 2012 – From Knowledge to Action. Montreal, Quebec, April 22-27, 2012 (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. What forces the redistribution of snow over smooth landfast sea ice? European Geophysical Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24, 2009. (oral presentation)
Barber, D.G., J. Iacozza and CFL Team. The International Polar Year (IPY) Circumpolar Flaw Lead (CFL) system study. European Geophysical Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24, 2009. (poster presentation).
Iacozza, J. Polar Bear-Sea Ice Network. Wildlife Management Advisory Council (WMAC) Meeting. Whitehorse, NWT., September 25, 2009. (invited oral presentation).
Iacozza, J., D.G. Barber and S. Prinsenberg. On the relationship between snow distribution and sea ice surface roughness in the Canadian Arctic. Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Annual Meeting. St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador, May 28-June 1, 2007. (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J., D.G. Barber and S. Prinsenberg. On the relationship between snow distribution and sea ice surface roughness in the Canadian Arctic. The Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study, 2006/07 General Meeting. Quebec City, Quebec. April 30 – May 2, 2007. (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Identification of Sea Ice Catchment and Snow Distribution from Remote Sensing Data. 3rd ENVISAT Summer School: Earth System Monitoring and Modelling. Frascati, Italy, July 31 – August 11, 2006. (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. Key accomplishments of CRYSYS-supported research at the Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba. CRYSYS 2006. Toronto, Ontario, February 22-24, 2006. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. Planned CEOS contributions to IPY. CRYSYS 2006. Toronto, Ontario, February 22-24, 2006. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and C. Blouw. Polar Bears and Sea Ice Habitat. Arctic Climate Change Youth Forum (ACCYF) 2006. Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 12, 2006. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. The role of sea ice roughness on snow catchment over landfast first-year sea ice. Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study 2005/2006 Annual General Meeting. Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 13-16, 2006. (poster presentation)
Wu, W., D. Barber, J. Iacozza and D. Mosscrop. 2005. Trends in spatial and temporal patterns of sea ice concentrations in Hudson Bay region over the period 1971 to 2004. ArcticNet 2005. Banff, Alberta, December 13-16, 2005. (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. Examination of polar bear habitat in the Beaufort Sea. Northern Scientific Training Program, Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 12, 2005. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Snow catchment influence on biological habitats. CRYSYS 2005. Kananaskis, Alberta, March 5-7, 2005. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. Physical factors controlling habitat selection of polar bears in the Canadian Arctic. Wildlife Management in Manitoba Conference. Oak Hammock Marsh, Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 26, 2004. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Historical analysis of sea ice conditions in M’Clintock Channel and Gulf of Boothia, Nunavut: Implications for polar bear habitat. Gordon Research Conference. Ventura, California, March 16-21, 2003. (poster presentation)
Barber, D.G., J. Iacozza and A. Walker. On the estimation of snow water equivalent (SWE) using microwave radiometry over Arctic first-year sea ice. IGARSS’02, Toronto, Ontario, June 24-28, 2002. (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Seasonal evolution of winter snow cover to summer melt pond conditions over first-year sea ice. CRYSYS 2001. Edmonton, Alberta, February 11-13, 2001. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. On the estimation of snow water equivalent from microwave radiometry over first-year sea ice. CRYSYS 2001. Edmonton, Alberta, February 11-13, 2001. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Progress in modeling and measurement of snow distribution and magnitude over first-year sea ice. CRYSYS 2000. Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 5-7, 2000. (oral presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Recent progress in the modeling and measurement of snow distribution on sea ice. International Glaciological Society: International Symposium on Sea Ice and Its Interactions. Fairbanks, Alaska, June 19-23, 2000. (poster presentation)
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. Applying variograms to the modelling of the spatial patterns of snow distribution over sea ice. Proceedings of Geomatics in the Era of RadarSat. Ottawa, Ontario, May 25-30, 1997. (poster presentation)
CONTRACT REPORTS
Barber, D.G. and J. Iacozza. 2007. Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change in the Manitoba Denesuline Settlement Area. Manitoba Denesuline. Winnipeg, Manitoba. 101 pages.
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. 2006. Hudson Bay Habitats and Beluga Telemetry – Analysis Methodology. For: Mr. Pierre Richard, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 16 pages
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. 2004. Bowhead Habitat Relationships in Foxe Basin/Gulf of Boothia, 2003. For: Mr. Larry Dueck and Ms. Sue Cosens, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 46 pages
Barber, D.G. and J. Iacozza. 2003. Bowhead Habitat Relationships in Foxe Basin/Gulf of Boothia, 2002. For: Mr. Larry Dueck and Ms. Sue Cosens, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 45 pages
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber. 2002. Historical analysis of sea ice conditions in M’Clintock Channel and Gulf of Boothia, Nunavut. For: Dr. Stephen Atkinson, Director, Nunavut Wildlife Service, Department of Sustainable Development Iqaluit, Nunavut. 95 pages.
Iacozza, J. 2000. Assessment of Ice Monitoring in Canada. For: Dr. Helen Fast, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 53 pages
Iacozza, J. 2000. An Examination of Sea Ice Changes in the Canadian Arctic. For: Dr. Helen Fast, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 46 pages
TECHNICAL REPORTS
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber (eds.). 2000. C-ICE 2000 Field Summary. CEOS, University of Manitoba Technical Report. CEOSTEC-00-12-1.
Iacozza, J. and D.G. Barber (eds.). 1999. C-ICE’99 Field Summary. CEOS, University of Manitoba Technical Report. CEOSTEC-99-9-1.
Iacozza, J. 1996. Section 2.4: Snow catchment. In Drobot, S.D., J.J. Yackel, D.G. Barber and E.F. LeDrew (eds.) C-ICE’96 Data Report. CEOS, University of Manitoba Technical Report. CEOSTEC-96-9-1.
Iacozza, J. 1996. Section 2.2: Distributed snow sampling. In Drobot, S.D., J.J. Yackel, D.G. Barber and E.F. LeDrew (eds.) C-ICE’96 Data Report. CEOS, University of Manitoba Technical Report. CEOSTEC-96-9-1.
Iacozza, J. 1995. Section 3.6: Snow catchment. In Mizurak, K.M., C.P. Derksen, D.G. Barber and E.F. LeDrew (eds.) SIMMS’95 Data Report. Earth Observations Laboratory Technical Report. ISTS-EOL-SIMS-TR-95-003.
NON-PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
Iacozza, J. 2015. Greenland Sea Ice Course. Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources Newsletter. Summer 2015
Iacozza, J. 2015. Learning about the Arctic…IN THE ARCTIC. Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources Newsletter. Spring 2015.

WORKSHOP ATTENDED
• SAR Processing. Webinar. PCI International. Online. December 2015.
• Arctic Science Partnership Annual Meeting, Aarhus, Denmark. November 2014.
• ESA Workshop on Novel Mission Concepts for Snow and Cryosphere Research, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands. September 16-17, 2014.
• Arctic Science Partnership Annual Meeting, Nuuk, Greenland. November 2013.
• SEEQ Factors: Tips to Improve Academic Teaching, University Teaching Services Workshop, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. June 1, 2010.
• Using Active Learning Strategies to Inspire and Engage Your Students, University Teaching Services Workshop, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. May 26, 2010.
• University of the Arctic Advanced Emphasis on Climate Change Curriculum Development Workshop, Kautokenio, Norway. February 17-18, 2007.
• 3rd ENVISAT Summer School: Earth System Monitoring and Modeling, European Space Agency, Frascati, Italy. July 31-August 11, 2006.
• University of the Arctic Council Meeting, Bodo, Norway. June 12-16, 2006.
• University of the Arctic Advanced Emphasis on Climate Change curriculum development workshop (host), Winnipeg, Manitoba. March 13-15, 2006.

FIELD EXPERIENCE
• ICE-CAMPS Field Project (camp manager and researcher); Location: Cambridge Bay (May 2014)
• Arctic-ICE Field Project (camp manager and researcher); Location: McDougall Sound (May 2011)
• ArcticNet 2009 (researcher); Location: Amundsen Gulf and Beaufort Sea (June-July 2009)
• Circumpolar Flaw Lead (CFL) International Polar Year (IPY) Study (researcher); Location: Amundsen Gulf and Beaufort Sea (June-July 2008)
• ArcticNet Field Project (researcher); Location: Hudson Bay (January 2006)
• Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study (CASES) Field Project (researcher); Location: Beaufort Sea (March-May 2004)
• Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment (C-ICE) Field Project (camp manager and researcher); Location: McDougall Sound (March-May 1999)
• Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment (C-ICE) Field Project (researcher); Location: Wellington Channel (March-May 1996)
• Seasonal Ice Monitoring and Modeling Site (SIMMS) Field Project (researcher); Location: McDougall Sound (March-May 1995)
OUTREACH/SERVICE: DEPARTMENT, FACULTY AND UNIVERSITY
ACADEMIC
• Developed structure for merged Bachelor of Science (Physical Geography) and Bachelor of Environmental Science degrees offered through the C.H.R. Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources (2014-present)
• Course Evaluator for Physical Geography courses (2013-present)
• Developed new Polar Science Stream within the B.Sc. (2012-2014)
• Exam reviewer for physical geography courses in department (2012-present)
• Content Specialist/Developer of course for transportation professionals entitled “What Effects Will Climate Change Have on Transportation in the North?” (2014-2015)
• Content Specialist for GEOG 2700 Arctic System Science (delivered through Distance Education) (2013-2015)
• Honors thesis examiner (2013; 2014; 2016; 2017)
• Content Specialist for GEOG 3760 Canada’s Natural Environments and Landforms (delivered through Distance Education) (2012-2013)
• Consultant for grade appeal – GEOG 3750 T60 (2013)
• Chair for M.Env thesis defense (May 2012; December 2012; May 2013)
• Chair for PhD proposal defense (June 14, 2012)
• Content Specialist for GEOG 3390 Climate Change and Its Causes (delivered through Distance Education) (2012)
• Content Specialist for GEOG 1290 Introductory Physical Geography (delivered through Distance Education) (2010)
• Course Evaluation for Air Navigator Course (July, 2007)
• Course Evaluation for the Canadian Forces Pilot Training (August 1, 2007)
• Program Evaluator for Apprentice Level Geomatics Technician and Journeyman Level Geomatics Technician (Canadian Forces Program) (2006)
• Produce BSc. Physical Geography promotion material for dissemination to high schools and other interested students (2005)
• Reviewed Introductory Physical Geography distance education marking and assignments (2005)
• Responsible for the development of the Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography program and COPSE proposal (2003-2004)
• Assisted in the development of the Masters of Science in Physical Geography (2004)
COMMITTEES
• Repeat Course Policy Committee (Faculty) (2016-present)
• Accessibility Committee (Faculty) (2016-present)
• Academic Lead on Arctic Science Partnership – Education Team (2011-present)
• University representative on Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS -2004-2009; 2011; 2013-present)
• Member of Departmental Curriculum Committee (2002-03; 2011-present)
• Faculty advisor for Environment and Geography Student Association (undergraduate student committee (2011-present)
• Northern Studies Training Program (NSTP) University Committee (2015 - present)
• Promotion Committee for Instructor through Extended and Distance Education (2015; 2016)
• Faculty member on hiring committee for Instructional Designer at University of Manitoba (2015)
• External faculty member on hiring committee for faculty position at Aarhus University (2013)
• Departmental faculty representative on Administrative Support Staff hiring committee (2013)
• Faculty representative on Student Endowment Fund Committee (2013)
• Department representative on Department Head hiring committee (2013)
• Member on faculty ad-hoc committee to Dean on Faculty clustering (2011 to 2013)
• Member on Departmental Space Committee (2011)
• Co-Academic lead for the University of the Arctic Advanced Emphasis on Climate Change (2005 – 2011)
• Hiring Committee for Instructor I position (February to July 2008)
• Member of working group for consolidation of introductory courses in the department (2006 – 2008)
• Departmental representative on Prairie division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (PCAG) executive committee (2006 – 2007)
• Department representative on Bachelor of Environmental Science/Studies curriculum committee (2005 – 2006)
• Department representative on Bachelor of Science in Aviation program development committee (2004-2005)
• Graduate student representative for the Northern Studies Training Program Committee (2004-2005)
• Graduate student representative on Faculty Strategic Planning Committee (2003-2005)
• Department representative on Faculty Space Committee (2003-2004)
• Member of Working Group for merger of Department of Geography and Environmental Science Program (2002-2003)
• Member of Examination Review Committee (2001-2003)
• Graduate student representative on Budget and Space Committee (1996-1997)
INVITED LECTURES
• Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Winnipeg. Talk on the Geophysical side of the Arctic: Snow covered sea ice. (November 2017)
• GEOL 3490 Glacial Geology and Geomorphology. Lecture on Glacial Erosion (November 2016)
• Panels for ‘This Changes Everything’ Screening’ at the University of Manitoba (March 2016)
• Arctic Science Day, Fort Whyte Centre (March 2016)
• GEOG 2580 A01 Geography of US (March 2016)
• GEOG 1290 A01 Introduction to Physical Geography. Lectures on pedology and Aeolian processes (November 2015)
• GIS Day 2015. Changes to Marine Cryosphere in the Arctic. (November 2015)
• GEOG 7400 Global Climate Change. Topic: Snow: Is It Important? (January 2015)
• BIOL 3318 Boreal Ecology. Topic: Climate Change in the Arctic: Physical and Biological Significance of Change (March 2014)
• BIOL 4390 Principles of Wildlife Management. Topic: Arctic climate change and polar bears (November 2013)
• GEOG 1290 Introductory Physical Geography. Topic: Arctic Climate Change (July 2013)
• ENVR 1000 Environmental Science 1. Topic: Climate change (July 2012)
• GEOG 4560 Techniques in Climatology. Topic: Snow ablation measurement techniques (March 2012)
• GEOG 4670/7010 Sea Ice in Arctic Marine System. Topic: Snow on sea ice (September 2011)
• BIOL 3318 Boreal Ecology. Topic: Climate change and polar bears (April 2010)
• BIOL 4390 Principles of Wildlife Management. Topic: Polar bears and climate change (December 2009)
OUTREACH
• Participated in Science Rendezvous, University of Manitoba (2015; 2017)
• Arctic Climate Change Your Forum presenter, Winnipeg Manitoba (December 2016)
• Science Advisor – Schools on Board Conference Call (October 2015; 2016)
• Department representative Evening of Excellence (October 2015)
• Organization committee and participated in Science Rendezvous at the University of Manitoba (May 2015)
• Participated in Science Day in Cambridge Bay (May 2014)
• Participated in INFO Days at the University of Manitoba (February 2003; 2013)
• Represented the Department at Evening of Excellence – University of Manitoba (2003-05; 2013)
• Potential Impact of Climate Change and Polar Bears YouTube Video, UM Youtube channel (January 2011)
• United Climate Change Conference in Montreal (COP11) Parallel Event – A World of Solutions (November 2005)
• Faculty representative at Rotary Club Career Symposium (Winnipeg Convention Centre and MTS Centre) (2003-05)
OUTREACH/SERVICE: COMMUNITY
ACADEMIC
• External for faculty promotion at University of Victoria (October 2016)
• External for faculty promotion at Thompson River University (October 2013)
• Session chair for the Prairie Division – Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference, Winkler, Manitoba (September 28-29, 2012)
• Theme lead for Science of Climate Change Research Workshop held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lead the theme on Remote Sensing and Earth Observation Sciences, which involved producing a lecture and activity on the topic for high school students from around the world. (May 1, 2012)
• Science Consultant for Schools on Board Conference Call with over 9 Canadian secondary schools (October 2011)
• Invigilator for Assiniboine Community College (2010)
• Contributor for the new Canadian Edition of Strahler, Physical Geography textbook (updating Annotated Weblinks, Canadian Geographers at Work, Canadian Virtual Fieldtrips and Web Activities) (Summer 2007)
• Co-chair for the 8th Annual Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) Student Conference (2006)
• Program coordinator for the Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (PCAG) conference hosted by the University of Manitoba (2005)
EXTERNAL REVIEWERS
• International Journal of Remote Sensing, manuscript (2013; 2014; 2016)
• Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS) manuscript (2016)
• National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposed rule to designate critical habitation for Arctic ringed seal (2015)
• Department of Fisheries and Oceans, technical report (Bedford Institute of Oceanography) (2014)
• National Science Foundation, funding applications (2013 - 2015)
• Oxford University Press, textbook (2010; 2011; 2013)
• URSUS, manuscript (2011)
• Journal of Applied Geography, manuscript (2011)
• Annals of Glaciology, manuscript (2010)
• Arctic, manuscript (2009)
• Wiley Publishers, textbook (2006; 2008, 2017)
• NSERC, IPY funding applications (2006)
• Prairie Division of Canadian Association of Geographers, Prairie Perspectives (2005)
• Aboriginal Press, manuscript (2005)
INTERVIEWS
• Bearing Witness to Climate Change by Joshua Rapp Learn. The Wildlife Professional. Fall 2015
• Story on community engagement during field school for University of Manitoba for Faculty Newsletter and website (March 2014)
• CJOB regarding polar bear mauling in northern Manitoba (November 1, 2013)
• CBC regarding new polar bear at Assiniboine zoo (October 29, 2013)
• CBC, CTV News, Global News, APTN, Winnipeg Sun and Vancouver Sun regarding polar bear sighting in Shamattawa, Manitoba (August 30, 2010)
• CBC Radio (Winnipeg) on the implications of orphaned polar bear cubs in Nunavut (November 2009)
• CTV News regarding the recent announcement by the Manitoba Government on the funding of $31 million for the formation of polar bear rescue centre and exhibit at the Assiniboine Zoo. (December 2009)
• Mr. J.-G. Bruneau for article “The Big Thaw” in University Affairs regarding CASES field project (August-September 2004)
• CBC regarding research on Arctic science, focusing on polar bears (August 5, 2004)
• CBC Country Canada regarding the physical and biological implications of the opening of the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Archipelago (May 2003)
• CBC regarding the condition of polar bears in Hudson Bay and the relationship between condition and sea ice (November 1999)
• BBC regarding the impacts of climate variability and change on polar bears in Hudson Bay (November 1999)
• National Post regarding the impacts of climate change on polar bears (November 1999)
INVITED TALKS
• Holy Name of Jesus, Ancaster, Ontario – talk on polar bear habitat (June 2016)
• West Kildonan Collegiate, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on severe weather (December 2015)
• Dr. D.W. Penner Elementary School, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on polar bear habitat (June 2015)
• St. Margaret Mary School, Hamilton, Ontario – talk on habitat of Arctic marine mammals (December 2014)
• Science Boot Camp, Prairie Librarians, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on Arctic Science: Primer and UM Research (June 2014)
• Kilimuk High School, Cambridge Bay – talk on Arctic system science in field (May 2014)
• Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) Sustainable Futures Career Expo, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on careers in science (February 2014)
• Fort Whyte Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on impacts of Arctic climate change (January 2014)
• Café Scientifique, Winnipeg, Manitoba – panel on Ice in Arctic (December 2013)
• University of Manitoba to Exchange students – talk on Arctic research at Centre for Earth Observation Science (July 2013)
• Cecil Rhodes School, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on polar bears and climate change (May 2013)
• Climate Change Connection, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Chasing Ice Movie panel (May 2013)
• Collective Learning on Emerging Atmospheric Research Workshop, Climate change panel (March 2013)
• Canadian Forces College Arctic Symposium, Toronto, Ontario – talk on Arctic Climate Change (October 2011; October 2012)
• Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) 3rd Annual Environmental, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on careers in science (March 2012)
• Churchill Elementary School, Toronto, Ontario - talk on polar bear habitat in the Canadian Arctic (February 2012)
• Fort Whyte Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on Arctic snow (January 2013)
• Brookville School, Ontario - talk polar bear habitat in the Canadian Arctic (February 2012)
• Holy Name of Jesus Elementary School, Hamilton, Ontario – talk on polar bear habitat in Canadian Arctic (January 2010; June 2011)
• 38 Canadian Brigade Commander’s Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on climate change and the Arctic (February 2010)
• Grade 10 Honors class at Fort Richmond Collegiate, Winnipeg Manitoba – talk on career opportunities in Geography and Environmental Sciences (2008)
• Arctic Climate Change Youth Forum, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on Arctic climate change (February 2006)
• Science Teachers’ Association of Manitoba Conference – talk on climate change (October 2005)
• Science Teachers’ Association of Manitoba Conference – talk on departmental programs (October 2003)
• Island Lakes Elementary School, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on the physical and social aspects of life in Nunavut (April 2003)
• Lindenwoods Elementary School, Winnipeg, Manitoba – talk on the physical and social impacts of global warming on the earth system (November 2000)
VOLUNTEER POSITION
• Organizing Committee Member, CIBC Run for the Cure, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (2015-present)
• Executive Committee Member, Winnipeg Chapter, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada (2011-present)
• Volunteer, Canadian Blood Services (2002-present)
• Judge, Winnipeg School Science Fair, Winnipeg, Manitoba (2009; 2012-14)
• Volunteer, CIBC Run for the Cure, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (2002-2013)
• Science Advisor, International Polar Bear Conservation Centre, Assiniboine Zoo, Winnipeg (2011-13)


SKILLS: TECHNICAL
GIS AND REMOTE SENSING SOFTWARE
• ArcView and ArcGIS
• ENVI, PCI, IDRISI, NEST
• Animal Movement Extension
• DIMPLE, DIP Station, NIH Image, MultiSpec
TECHNICAL FIELD EQUIPMENT
• Transit, theodolite and level
• IcePic and VGPS system (helicopter based EM induction system for snow-plus-ice surface thickness and roughness measurement)
• GPS Magna SnowProbe (automated snow probe)
GENERAL SOFTWARE
• Windows, MAC, Unix
• Microsoft Office, Corel WordPerfect Suite 7
• Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
• SPSS, SAS, SYSTAT, Statview, Surface, Variowin 2.1
• WebCT, ANGEL and Desire2Learn (learning management systems)
• Articulate, Audacity and Camtasia (voice over tools for PowerPoint presentations)

SKILLS: OTHER
• basic first-aid and firearms safety training
• self-motivated and strong team member
• excellent planning and organizational skills
• exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

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