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…

CGU Members in the Arctic

CGU Members in the Arctic

CGU members’ Arctic research in the spotlight Iqaluit is looking for a new water supply, and CGU member Melissa Lafrenière is doing the research. Lafrenière has been studying the Apex River since 2013 to determine water quality and its sustainability as a water supply. She is an Associate Professor of Geography at Queen’s University, and a member of the CGU’s … Read more…

CGU Members in ERL

CGU Members in ERL

CGU member research profiled on Environmental Research Web Stephen Déry, CRC in Northern Hydrometeorology, University of Northern British Columbia Stephen and his colleagues published a new study examining changes in Northern Hemisphere snow-cover extent from 2006-2014, in comparison to a previous study that had examined the same changes from 1972-2006. This research was profiled in the June issue of the … Read more…