Change in Size of B.C. Glaciers (1985-2005)

Change in Size of B.C. Glaciers (1985-2005)

“Glaciers get bigger and smaller — or advance and retreat — in response to changes in climate over time scales from decades to centuries. Glaciers thus respond to long-term changes in climate. This indicator measures changes in area of glacier ice coverage from 1985 to 2005 and changes in volume of glacier ice coverage from 1985 to 2000 in British … Read more…

CGU Scientist receives international award

CGU Scientist receives international award

Congratulation to the CGU’s Jeff McDonnell for receiving the J. W. George Ivany award at the University of Saskatchewan. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by scholars or administrators in furthering the process of internationalization. Jeff McDonnell was the recipient of the J.W. George Ivany Internationalization Award for his dedication to enhancing the university’s international visibility and for cultivating a global … Read more…

Nominations Open for CGU Awards

Nominations Open for CGU Awards

Now is the time to consider nominating your colleagues for our top three awards. Details of the nomination process, requirements and evaluation criteria can be found at http://cgu-ugc.ca/awards/. The J. Tuzo Wilson Medal recognizes scientists who make outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge in any research area of the Union. Factors considered in the selection process include excellence in … Read more…

CGU member on Western drought

CGU member on Western drought

CGU member perspectives on Western drought CGU member John Pomeroy (CRC in Water Resources & Climate Change, University of Saskatchewan) has provided commentary to a number of media outlets on the ongoing Western drought. John is a member of the CGU’s Hydrology Section, and a past President of the CGU. The University of Saskatchewan’s Centre for Hydrology has collated a … Read more…