B.C. 2022: Snow Hydrology and Remote Sensing in British Columbia

BC 2022

Circle tour through the Rockies and set up a base camp at Tatlyoko Lake (2.5 hours SW of Williams Lake) for some snow hydrology and remote sensing studies

Eligibility and Participation

This field school is for all levels of UNBC undergraduate and graduate students. Students from outside the UNBC community are also welcome to join us, and course credits are transferable under the Western Deans' Agreement. We will facilitate the participation of off-campus students via Skype/BlueJeans before our departure.

To indicate your interest in the field school and to receive email updates, please complete the 2022 Application Form and return to one of the instructors in person, via email, or by dropping it off at the Geography Office (8-149).



Key Details

  • Where: UNBC – Prince George Campus & western Canada 
  • When: 25-29 April (Prince George or via Zoom - Lectures, demos, safety instructions) and 1-13 May 2022 (BC/AB)
  • Who: Undergraduates in Physical Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or Natural Resources Management. Graduate students in Physical Geography, Environmental Science and Engineering and related disciplines
  • What: Mountain snowpacks, hydrology, climate change, and geospatial data. Students will develop field and analytical skills through a range of field and code-based exercises. 
    • GEOG 333/NRES 763 Geography Field School (3 credits)
    • GEOG 498/NRES 798 – Special Topics: Mountain Water Resources in western Canada
  • How: Food, accommodation, and transportation will be organized by the instructor and covered by course fees
  • Cost: Tuition fees (6 credit hours) + course fees ($1500, tentative)
    • $150 Deposit due 15 February 2022

Field School Courses

Prerequisite undergraduate courses: none

GEOG 333 - Geography Field School +
GEOG-498 – Special Topics: Mountain Water Resources in British Columbia

Graduate students:
NRES 763 - Geography Field School +
NRES 798 - Special Topics: Mountain Water Resources in British Columbia