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Gildas Dayon

Hydroclimate Scientist

Gildas is a hydroclimate scientist at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, which he joined in early 2017. His research interests include internal and forced climate variability and how these impact the hydrological cycle. Gildas also worked on statistical downscaling methods and on the assessment of their transferability in the future climate.

His work at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium focuses on the impacts of internal climate variability on the hydrological cycle of British Columbia and streamflow temperature modeling.

  • PhD. in hydrology and climate sciences, University of Toulouse Paul-Sabatier, France, Evolution of the hydrological cycle over France in the coming decades (2012-2015)
  • Research Master in Fluids Mechanics for the environment, University of Toulouse Paul Sabatier, France (2012)
  • Engineering degree in Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics, Polytechnic National Institute of Toulouse, France (2009-2012)
Selected Publications: 
  • Dayon, G., J. Boe, and E. Martin (2015), Transferability in the future climate of a statistical downscaling method for precipitation in France, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 1023-1043, doi:10.1002/2014JD022236
  • Dayon, G., J. Boe, and E. Martin (2017), Impacts of climate change on the hydrological cycle over France, submitted to Comptes Rendus Geoscience
  • Bonnet, R., J. Boe, G. Dayon, E. Martin (2017), 20th-century hydro-meteorological reconstructions to study the multi-decadal variations of the water cycle over France, submitted to Water Resources Research