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2019 / 04 / 16
Hadleigh successfully defended his MSc thesis entitled "Wind climatology of Quesnel Lake, British Columbia". Congratulations Hadleigh!

2019 / 04 / 11
Aseem, Siraj and Stephen presented their findings on the 2016 Northern Rockies flood event in two public presentations in Dawson Creek. Please consult the following poster for details on these presentations.

2019 / 03 / 28
Gateuille, D., Owens, P. N., Petticrew, E. L., Booth, B. P., French, T. D., and Déry, S. J., 2019: Determining contemporary and historical sediment sources in a large drainage basin impacted by cumulative effects: the regulated Nechako River, British Columbia, Canada, Journal of Soils and Sediments, 19. Full Document

2019 / 03 / 22
Follow updates of the SPADE field campaign preparations on our blog. We also welcome Hilary Smith who will join the SPADE field crew in April! Welcome Hilary!

2019 / 02 / 13
Islam, S. U., Curry, C. L., Déry, S. J. and Zwiers, F. W., 2019: Quantifying projected changes in runoff variability and flow regimes of the Fraser River Basin, British Columbia, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23, 811-828, doi: 10.5194/hess-23-1-2019. Full Document

2019 / 02 / 06
Curry, C.L., Islam, S. U., Zwiers, F. W., and Déry, S. J., 2019: Atmospheric rivers increase future flood risk in western Canada's largest Pacific River, Geophysical Research Letters, 46(3), 1651-1661, doi: 10.1029/2018GL080720.

2019 / 01 / 18
Stephen is elected co-chair of the evaluation panel for NSERC's Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada program.

2018 / 11 / 11
Déry, S. J., Stadnyk, T. A., MacDonald, M. K., Koenig, K. A. and Guay, C., 2018: Flow alteration impacts on Hudson Bay river discharge, Hydrological Processes, 32(24), 3576-3587, 02/hyp.13285.

2018 / 09 / 11
Hernández-Henríquez, M. A., Sharma, A. R., Taylor, M., Thompson, H. D. and Déry, S. J., 2018: The Cariboo Alpine Mesonet: Sub-hourly hydrometeorological observations of British Columbia's Cariboo Mountains and surrounding area since 2006, Earth System Science Data, 10, 1655-1672,

2018 / 08 / 04
MacDonald, M. K., Stadnyk, T. A., Déry, S. J., Braun, M., Gustafsson, D., Isberg, K., and Arheimer, B., 2018: Impacts of 1.5°C and 2.0°C warming on pan-Arctic river discharge into the Hudson Bay Complex through 2070, Geophysical Research Letters, 45(15), 7561-7570, doi: 10.1029/2018GL079147.

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Welcome to the homepage of the northern hydrometeorology group (NHG) at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.

The NHG investigates the role of climate variability and climate change on the high-latitude and alpine water cycle. The research group is led by Stephen Déry, a tenured, full professor in the Environmental Science and Engineering Program of UNBC, as well as a member of UNBC's Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute (NRESi). Details on the NHG's research including projects, funding sources, and members are found here.

A recent curriculum vitae and biography for Stephen are available online.

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Winter 2019

  • NRES 799 (Independent Study)

    Recent Courses

  • ENSC 201 (Weather and Climate)
  • ENSC 312 (Biometeorology)
  • ENSC 408/608 (Storms)
  • ENSC 454/654 (Snow and Ice)
  • GEOG 310 (Hydrology)
  • NRES 701 (Graduate Colloquia)

    Research Group

  • Meet the members of the NHG.