Prof. William Perrie is a Research Scientist-5 at Bedford Institute of Oceanography and an adjunct Professor of Dalhousie Univeristy, Canada. He graduated from MIT with a Ph.D. degree in Meteorology & Oceanography in 1979. He is the editor-in- chief of Ocean Modelling. His research involves processes at the atmosphere–ocean interface: numerical modeling of wind waves, air-sea interactions, surface currents, wave-ice and wave-current interactions, coupled wave-atmosphere -ocean models, and remote sensing of wind, waves, sea ice and ocean surface features. Regions of interest are the Northwest Atlantic, and the Arctic. He has published over 200 SCI papers.