Dr. Brian Amiro

Brian Amiro

Dr. Brian Amiro received his Ph.D. in Land Resource Science (Agrometeorology) from the University of Guelph in 1983, and received M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Biology from Laurentian University in 1979 and 1977, respectively. He has worked as a Research Scientist with the Canadian Forest Service (1997-2004) and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (1983-1997). He has taught courses at the University of Alberta and the University of Hawaii. He is currently on the Editorial Board of the journal Agricultural and Forest Meteorology and is a professional agrologist (P.Ag.) in Manitoba.  He served as Head of the Department of Soil Science from 2004 to 2012 and as Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences from 2013 to 2014.  He is currently a Professor in the Department.

Short CV


Teaching Responsibilities:

SOIL 3060 - Agricultural Meteorology
AGEC 3510 - Agroecology
AGEC 4550 - Project in Agroecology
SOIL 7170 - Agricultural Micrometeorology (30%)
SOIL 7220 - Principles of Scientific Research (10%)


Contact Information:

Dr. Brian Amiro
Department of Soil Science
University of Manitoba
313 Ellis Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 228-3374
Fax: (204) 474-7642
Email: Brian.Amiro@umanitoba.ca