Dr. Kurt Kornelsen is the Network Manager of the NSERC FloodNet hosted at McMaster University. He holds B.Sc. and B.Ed. degrees in Science and Education from Brock University and a Ph.D. in Geography from McMaster University. Dr. Kornelsen's research has focussed on the role of soil moisture in hydrology with particular emphasis on downscaling observations from the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite of the European Space Agency.
As part of FloodNet Dr. Kornelsen is responsible to the Scientific Director for the network administration and will contribute to the high quality research occuring within the Network.