Dr Kirien Whan

Research Associate

Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium

Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium,
University of Victoria, Canada

Phone: 250 721 7373
Email: kwhan@uvic.ca


Biography

Kiri is interested in climate variability and extremes in the Pacific Islands. Small island states in the Pacific Ocean are amongst the most vulnerable nations to climate variability and climate change.  

Her current research focuses on enhancing tools for the analysis of historical climate extremes in 15 Pacific Island nations and understanding the drivers of climate extremes in the 20th century, using observational data and climate model outputs.

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