Latest News & Publications
2013 / 05 / 14-16
Stephen is participating 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 / 05 / 01
There is an opening for a potential post-doctoral fellow on the
topic of snow and hydrological modeling in western Canada
beginning in July 2013.
Consult the following link for information on the
for full details and how to apply for the position.
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
Stephen participated in a "Knowledge-to-Action" workshop at UNBC.
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 / 31
The NHG welcomes Amanda Upshaw as an intern for the winter semester.
2013 / 01 / 17
The NHG welcomes Ben McGrath as a part-time field assistant.
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 / 08 / 02
Rasouli, K.,Hernández-Henríquez, M. A., and Déry, S. J.,
2012: Streamflow input to Lake Athabasca, Canada, Hydrol. Earth System Sciences Discussions, 9, 9065-9093.
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 / 5-8
DK participated in the 2012 annual CGU conference
in Banff, Alberta.
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 / 05 / 22
Déry, S. J., Hernández-Henríquez, M. A., Owens, P. N.,
Parkes, M. W., and Petticrew, E. L., 2012: A century of hydrological variability and
trends in the Fraser River Basin, Env. Res. Lett., 7, 024019.
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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