Peyman Zawar-Reza - People - Geography - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Assoc. Prof. Peyman Zawar-Reza

Peyman Zawar-RezaPosition

Head of Department
Associate Professor in Meteorology.


B.Sc. (Biochemistry, UBC), Dip. Met. (UBC), Ph.D. (Environmental Sciences, Canterbury)

Contact Details

Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 94057
Fax: +64 3 364 2907

Postal address:
Department of Geography
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
New Zealand


Air pollution climatology/meteorology, boundary layer meteorology, and mountain meteorology.
Mesoscale numerical modeling and computational physics.
Regional climate modeling (dynamical downscaling).
Application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to air pollution climatology and human health.
Earth systems science.
Development of inexpensive instrument packages for meteorological profiling of the atmospheric boundary layer with light aircraft.

Involved in the following research projects:


Selected Publications

Please see Peyman's UC Research Profile for a full list of publications