Conor I. Anderson

PhD Candidate, Climate Lab

University of Toronto Scarborough

Conor is a PhD candidate in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). Conor’s research focuses on the impact of climate change on populations in the Peruvian Amazon. In particular, Conor is interested in the impacts of the changing global climate on hydrological extremes (floods and droughts) in the Amazon region, and the impacts of these extremes on forest structure, and human health and livelihoods of vulnerable populations in rainforest ecosystems.


  • Climate Change
  • Hydrological Extremes
  • Human–Environment Interactions
  • Amazonia
  • R
  • Open Methodologies
  • Open Science


  • PhD candidate, Environmental Science (expected), 2020

    University of Toronto Scarborough

  • BSc in International Development Studies (co-op specialist), major in Environmental Biology, 2012

    University of Toronto Scarborough