Eric Oliver

Assistant Professor

Email: Eric.Oliver@Dal.Ca
Phone: 902-494-2505
Mailing Address: 
Room 5617, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Physical oceanography
  • Climate science
  • Climate change


  • B.Sc. - Physics and Mathematics, Acadia University
  • M.Sc. - Physics, University of Ottawa
  • Ph.D. - Physical Oceanography, Dalhousie University


  • Oliver, E. C. J., S. E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, N. J. Holbrook and N. L. Bindoff (2017), Anthropogenic and natural influences on record 2016 marine heatwaves, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0093.1
  • Oliver, E. C. J. and K. R. Thompson (2016), Predictability of the Madden Julian Oscillation index: Seasonality and dependence on MJO phase,
    Climate Dynamics, 46, pp. 159-176, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2576-3
  • Klotzbach, P. K. and E. C. J. Oliver (2015), Variations in Global Tropical Cyclone Activity and the Madden-Julian Oscillation Since the Mid-20th Century, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, pp. 4199-4207, doi: 10.1002/2015GL063966
  • Oliver, E. C. J., S. J. Wotherspoon, M. A. Chamberlain and N. J. Holbrook (2014), Projected Tasman Sea extremes in sea surface temperature through the 21st century, Journal of Climate, 27 (5), pp. 1980-1998, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00259.1
  • Oliver, E. C. J. and K. R. Thompson (2012), A Reconstruction of Madden-Julian Oscillation Variability from 1905 to 2008, Journal of Climate, 25 (6), pp. 1996-2019, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00154.1