Latest News & Publications
2013 / 12 / 8-12
Ian and Stephen will be participating in the 2013
Fall Annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union
in San Francisco, California.
2013 / 11 / 30
Stephen delivered an invited talk entitled "Tracking
climate change in north-central British Columbia" to the
UNBC Board of Governors.
2013 / 11 / 08
Geoff delivered the NRESi colloquium based on his
previous research at Dalhousie University.
2013 / 11 / 01
DK and Stephen met with research collaborators at the
Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium in Victoria, BC. DK also informally
presented his recent research results on the Fraser River Basin.
2013 / 10 / 30-31
DK and Stephen participated in the CanSISE network workshop
in Victoria, BC. Stephen chaired one session on network
integration and presented as well on behalf of the NHG.
2013 / 10 / 28
Stephen participated in the Chilako Watershed Information Session
at the Beaverly Firehouse, starting at 7 p.m.
2013 / 10 / 24
Geoff Kershaw joins the NHG group as a student researcher. Welcome Geoff!
2013 / 10 / 24
Join the UNBC Climate Science Informal Discussion every Thursday
at 12:30 p.m. in 5-183 or online on Elluminate. Find the schedule online.
Aseem, Pabitra and DK are leading the next four discussions.
2013 / 10 / 17-18
Aseem participated in the Eight Annual Himalayan Policy Research Conference,
in Madison, Wisconsin.
2013 / 10 / 11
Stephen conducted an interview with CBC Radio Prince George in regards to
the Minister of the Environment Leona Aglukkaq's recent comments
that "climate change is debatable".
2013 / 10 / 09
Stephen led an interactive discussion on watershed stewardship in the context of climate change with
the Northern Provincial Government Water Stewardship Group at UNBC.
2013 / 10 / 07
The NHG website has now been viewed more than 20,000 times. Thanks
to those with an interest in our research!
2013 / 10 / 05
Stephen and James participated in the annual Open House of
the Quesnel River Research Centre, in Likely, BC. They also
conducted field work at this location and Spanish Mountain.
2013 / 09 / 30
2013 / 09 / 29
Some of our work is referenced in the Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fifth assessment report
chapter 4 of the IPCC AR5 for details.
Celebrate "World Rivers Day" and "BC Rivers Day"!!
2013 / 09 / 20
Stephen is guest editor of this month's issue of Atmosphere-Ocean with
Dr. John Pomeroy on the topic of climate change in the Columbia River Basin
2013 / 09 / 17-19
James participated in field work at Castle Creek Glacier.
2013 / 09 / 13
Lectures for ENSC 312 will now begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 3:20 p.m. in 5-121.
2013 / 09 / 01
Michael Allchin and Pabitra Gurung join the NHG as doctoral students. Welcome to both of you!
2013 / 08 / 30
Ian and Stephen participated in the Nechako Watershed Alliance workshop.
2013 / 08 / 23-25
James, Sina and Ben participated in field work at Coles Lake, north of Fort Nelson, BC.
2013 / 08 / 14-17
Stephen participated in field work in Kakwa
provincial park, BC.
2013 / 08 / 09-10
Ian, Ben and Stephen toured the Nechako watershed
in support of ongoing research there.
2013 / 08 / 08
James, Ben and Stephen participated in field work at
the Ancient Forest.
2013 / 08 / 06
James Fraser begins his position as a research assistant within
the NHG. Welcome James!
2013 / 08 / 01
DK begins his new position as post-doctoral fellow contributing to the
Canadian Snow and Sea Ice (CanSISE) network.
2013 / 08 / 01
Bunu Gauli (Master's) and Sina Abadzadesahraei (Ph.D.) join the NHG as graduate students. Welcome Bunu and Sina!
2013 / 07 / 22-24
Ben, DK and Stephen participated in field work at the Quesnel River Research Centre in Likely, BC.
2013 / 07 / 03
Stephen was interviewed by CKPG, the local television
station, to discuss the recent spell of nice, hot weather
in Prince George.
2013 / 06 / 26-28
Ben, Aseem and Stephen participated in field work at the Quesnel River Research Centre in Likely, BC.
2013 / 06 / 25
Stephen led a demonstration and discussion of the meteorological
station at Ness Lake and climate change in the Nechako watershed to a group
of health sciences students participating in a field class organized by Dr. Margot Parkes at UNBC.
2013 / 06 / 24
Our contributions to two research networks supported by the Natural
Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's Climate Change
and Atmospheric Research funding program are highlighted by a
UNBC press release.
2013 / 06 / 19
Stephen participated in a Knowledge-to-Action workshop at UNBC.
2013 / 06 / 18
Ian successfully defended his doctoral thesis in Senate
Chambers. Congratulations Ian!
2013 / 06 / 11
Ben and Stephen deployed the tenth weather station in the CAMnet network
at Coles Lake, BC, near the border with the Northwest Territories.
2013 / 06 / 08
Kabir and Marco rejoin the group to support ongoing
research on snow.
2013 / 05 / 26-30
Ian, DK, Kabir and Stephen participated in the joint CMOS/CGU/CWRA congress in Saskatoon. They delivered a total of 5 presentations during the congress.
2013 / 05 / 17
The Canadian government announces funding for seven NSERC
research networks on the broad topic of Climate Change and
Atmospheric Research. Stephen and his group members will be part of two of the
networks. See the official press release on the
2013 / 05 / 14-16
Stephen participated in the ESCER Annual Science Meeting
at UQAM in Montreal.
2013 / 05 / 02
Rasouli, K.,Hernández-Henríquez, M. A., and Déry, S. J.,
2013: Streamflow input to Lake Athabasca, Canada, Hydrol. Earth System Sciences, 17, 1681-1691, doi:10.5194/hess-17-1681-2013.
2013 / 04 / 23
Picketts, I. M., Curry, J., Déry, S. J., and Cohen, S. J., 2013:
Learning from and for local practitioners: Determining community climate change
Climatic Change, 118(2), 321-337.
2013 / 04 / 11
Stephen is a contributing author for a poster presentation entitled: "Suspended sediment dynamics in the forefield of the rapidly
deglaciating Castle Creek Glacier, British Columbia" being delivered by Tim Stott at the 2013 European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
2013 / 03 / 27
Our research has now been cited more than 1000 times according
to the Web of Science.
2013 / 03 / 19
Shi, X., Déry, S. J., Groisman, P. Ya, and Lettenmaier, D. P., 2013:
Relationships between recent pan-Arctic snow cover and hydroclimate trends, J. Climate, 26(6), 2048-2064.
2013 / 03 / 19-22
The NHG hosted Asa Rennermalm from Rutgers University and she presented the NRESi Colloquium on
Friday March 22nd. Her talk was entitled: "Greenland ice sheet meltdown: A perspective from the ground".
2013 / 03 / 06-07
Stephen was in Victoria to participate (as a panel member) in the BC Atmospheric River Events Workshop.
2013 / 02 / 03-08
Stephen was in Ottawa for deliberations on NSERC geosciences applications.
2013 / 01 / 15
Stephen comments on a recent article on declining
outdoor skating seasons across Canada for
CKPG News, Prince George, BC.
2012 / 12 / 19
Our research on the changing hydrology of the Fraser River Basin was the focus of a
Global News video.
2012 / 12 / 10
Stephen participated as an external reader in Mr. Xiaogang Shi's doctoral
thesis defense. Dr. Shi successfully defended his thesis at the University of Washington. Congratulations Xiaogang!
2012 / 12 / 03-07
DK and Heidi participated in the Fall AGU meeting
in San Francisco, California.
2012 / 11 / 29-30
Stephen participated in the University of Toronto's Centre for Global
Change Science graduate student symposium. He presented a talk
entitled "Climate change and the water towers of western Canada".
2012 / 11 / 14-15
Stephen participated in two town hall meetings in Horsefly and Williams Lake
to establish environmental issues of concern to citizens in those two communities.
2012 / 10 / 31
Stephen became a member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences.
2012 / 10 / 19
DK presented a talk entitled "Snow hydrology: Microwave interaction with the snowpack" at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCLA.
2012 / 10 / 17
Stephen is now a member of the advisory group for a climate change adaptation planning project with the Tsilhqot'in National Government.
2012 / 10 / 13
Stephen participated in the QRRC's sixth annual Open House
and then a town hall meeting on environmental issues of concern to the
community of Likely, BC.
2012 / 10 / 05
DK presented a talk entitled "The changing hydrological regime of the
Fraser River Basin" at the NRESi colloquium.
2012 / 10 / 02
Follow some of our field activities on Aseem's blog.
2012 / 10 / 01-02
Stephen participated in a worksop on Ecohealth & Watersheds in northern BC.
2012 / 09 / 20-21
Ewan and Stephen participated in field work
at Castle Creek Glacier, Cariboo Mountains.
2012 / 08 / 20-21
Andrew and Stephen participated in field work
at Castle Creek Glacier, Cariboo Mountains. See a few
pictures of our field trip here or a
few more photos from Andrew.
2012 / 08 / 15
Lenaerts, J. T. M., van den Broeke, M. R., van Angelen, J. H., van Meijgaard, E., and
Déry, S. J., 2012: Drifting snow climate of the Greenland ice sheet: A study
with a regional climate model, The Cryosphere, 6, 891-899.
2012 / 08 / 14
Our study on the changing Fraser River Basin is featured in the
2012 / 08 / 10
Stephen is now a member of the Council for the International
2012 / 07 / 31
Our research is featured in
the magazine International Innovation published by Research Media Ltd.
International Innovation is the leading global dissemination resource for
the wider scientific, technology and research communities, dedicated to
disseminating the latest science, research and technological innovations on
a global level. More information and a complimentary subscription offer to
the publication can be found at: www.researchmedia.edu.
2012 / 07 / 30
DK participated in a tutorial on Community
Earth System Modeling at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado.
2012 / 07 / 25
Stephen signed a letter to the editor in the Prince George Citizen against Enbridge's proposed Northern
Gateway pipeline along with a dozen UNBC faculty members. Please consider not only the pipeline's
physical footprint (and potential spills), its imprint on First Nations sacred lands and waterways,
but also its carbon footprint once bitumen flows freely
to Asian markets in judging its contribution to society... This will only enhance greenhouse gas
loading in the atmosphere and exacerbate climate change.
2012 / 07 / 24-26
Stephen participated in a workshop on the Kiskatinaw
Watershed in Dawson Creek, BC.
2012 / 07 / 12
Our recent article on Hudson Bay streamflow is featured on the
Earth Emphasis website.
2012 / 06 / 28
A media release
on our research focusing on the changing hydrology of the Fraser River Basin is
published by UNBC.
2012 / 06 / 26
The Institute of Physics' Environmental Research Web publishes an
on our recent Environmental Research Letters article on the hydrology of the
Fraser River and its tributaries.
2012 / 06 / 13-14
Ian participated in a meeting entitled "Climate Change
Solutions: The Road Ahead" hosted by the Pacific Institute for Climate
Solutions, Victoria, BC.
2012 / 06 / 02
Stephen presented a talk entitled "Climate change in north-central BC and its impacts on water resources"
at the 12th annual Riversheds Forum held at Gavin Lake, BC.
2012 / 05 / 28-29
Stephen participated in the ArcticNet-Manitoba Hydro Cold Region
Estuaries Workshop in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2012 / 04 / 12
Stephen is now a member of the editorial board of Atmosphere-Ocean.
2012 / 03 / 29
Stephen presented a talk entitled "Climate, snow
and water: An overview of change in the Upper Fraser River Basin
at the University of Washington in Seattle. Stephen also participated
in Mr. Xiaogang Shi's general examination that day.
2012 / 03 / 13
Stephen presented a talk entitled "Climate change in northern BC
and its impacts on water resources" at the Williams Lake Field
2011 / 07 / 27
Check out Jake's video
of our recent field work at Castle Creek Glacier, in the Cariboo Mountains.
2011 / 05 / 06
Stephen participated in an outreach activity at the
Ancient Forest, dicussing climate and climate change in
the area to groups of undergraduate and high school students.
2011 / 04 / 27
Check out a video
filmed by the Vancouver Aquarium depicting some of our research in the Ancient Forest in
support BC's Year of Science.
2011 / 03 / 25-26
The students in Snow and Ice (ENSC 454/654) participated
in a field trip to Blue River to obtain an avalanche training
course with Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing .
2010 / 07 / 19
Stephen presented a talk entitled "Climate change and water:
A focus on Alexis Creek" at
a climate change and water issues workshop held at the Tl'etinqox-T'in First Nations.
2010 / 06 / 20
Contact Stephen if you are a UNBC undergraduate student and you wish
to participate in an internship with the NHG and obtain credit for it.
2009 / 12 / 11
Darlene and Stephen organized a workshop at the Stellat'en
First Nation to reduce the
community's carbon footprint. Details of this workshop
and its associated project can be found here.
press release on our partnership with Stellat'en First Nation was also issued by UNBC.
2009 / 08 / 27
our recent excursion to Small River Glacier, in the Rocky Mountains.
2009 / 05 / 30
The NHG launches version 2.0 of its
2008 / 08 / 19
Check out the NHG @ UNBC on
Facebook or our
wiki board to keep track of our research activities.
2007 / 9 / 28
UNBC is Canada's Green University! Find out why on the
and do your share to protect our environment.
2007 / 6 / 19
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Some of our work is referenced in the Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fourth assessment report
chapter 3 of the IPCC AR4 for details.
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