IWRG Publications and Presentations

Journal Articles

David Gateuille, Philip N. Owens, Ellen L. Petticrew, Barry P. Booth, Todd D. French, and Stephen J. Déry (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.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-019-02299-2

Philip N. Owens, David J. Gateuille, Ellen L. Petticrew, Barry P. Booth & Todd D. French (2019) Sediment-associated organopollutants, metals and nutrients in the Nechako River, British Columbia: a current study with a synthesis of historical data, Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques, 44:1, 42-64, DOI: 10.1080/07011784.2018.1531063

Islam, S., Hay, R. W., Déry S. J., Booth, B. P. 2019. Modeling the impacts of climate change on riverine thermal regimes in western Canada’s largest Pacific watershed, Scientific Reports. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-47804-2#MOESM1

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, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-811-2019

Picketts, I. M., Matthews, C. A., Parkes, M. W., Déry, S. J. and Sharma, A. R., 2019: Scenarios of climate change and natural resource development: complexity and uncertainty in the Nechako Watershed, Canadian Geographer. Volume 64, Issue 3. https://doi.org/10.1111/cag.12609

Philip N. Owens, David J. Gateuille, Ellen L. Petticrew, Barry P. Booth & Todd D. French (2018) Sediment-associated organopollutants, metals and nutrients in the Nechako River, British Columbia: a current study with a synthesis of historical data, Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques, https://doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2018.1531063

Hernández-Henríquez MA, Sharma AR, Déry SJ. Variability and trends in runoff in the rivers of British Columbia's Coast and Insular Mountains. Hydrological Processes. 2017;31:3269–3282. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.11257

Picketts, I. M., Parkes, M. W. and Déry, S. J., 2017: Climate change and resource development impacts in watersheds: Insights from the Nechako River Basin, Canada, The Canadian Geographer, 61(2), 196-211, https://doi.org/10.1111/cag.12327

Leggat, M.S., Owens, P.N., Stott, T.A., Forrester, B.J., Déry, S.J. and Menounos, B. 2015. Hydro-meteorological drivers and sources of suspended sediment flux in the pro-glacial zone of the retreating Castle Creek Glacier, Cariboo Mountains, British Columbia, Canada. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Volume 40, Issue 11, pages 1542–1559.

Petticrew, E.L., Albers, S., Baldwin, S., Carmack, E.C., Déry, S.J., Gantner, N., Graves, K., Laval, B., Morrison, J., Owens, P.N., Selbie, D.T., Vagle, S. (2015). The impact of a catastrophic mine tailings impoundment spill into one of North America’s largest fjord lakes: Quesnel Lake, British Columbia, Canada. Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GL063345

Owens, P.N., Giles, T.R., Petticrew, E.L., Leggat, M., Moore, R.D., and Eaton, B.C. (2013). Muted responses of streamflow and suspended sediment flux in a wildfire-affected watershed. Geomorphology 202: 128-139. doi.org/10.1016/j.geormoph 2013.01.001.

Déry, SJ, Hernández-Henríquez MA, Owens PN, Parkes MW and Petticrew EL (2012). A century of hydrological variability and trends in the Fraser River Basin. Environmental Research Letters 7 (024019): doi:10.1088/1748-9326/1087/1082/024019.

Stott, T.A., Owens, PN, Forrester, BJ., Lee, J. (2009) Suspended Sediment Fluxes in the Castle Creek Glacier Proglacial Zone, Cariboo Mountains, British Columbia. Innovations in Practice 3, 49-70.

Other published materials

Eaton, B. Giles, T., Heise, B., Moore, R.D., Owens, P., and Petticrew, E. Fishtrap Creek Watershed Project. Streamline  Watershed Management Bulletin  Vol. 14/No. 1  Fall 2010. http://bit.ly/2aXGOfY

Matthews, C., Picketts, I., Déry, S., Parkes, M., & Sharma, A. (2015). Climate Change & Resource Development Scenarios for the Nechako Watershed: Workshop Report May 2015. Prince George, BC: University of Northern British Columbia.

Picketts, I., Déry, S.J. and Parkes, M.W. (2014) Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives: Exploring climate change impacts in the Nechako Watershed, and implications to natural resource development. University of Northern BC and Fraser Basin Council. Prince George, BC, 55pp. (Access 10-page overview)

Stott, T.A., Leggat , M., Owens , PN, Forrester, B. and Déry, S. 2013,  Suspended sediment dynamics in the forefield of the rapidly deglaciating Castle Creek Glacier, British Columbia.  Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 15, EGU2013-1836, 2013. EGU General Assembly 2013. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2013/EGU2013-1836.pdf

Presentations

On February 23, 2021 the IWRG Research Team presented a 'virtual' update of their research. A recording of this presentation can be viewed below:

In September 2019 the IWRG researchers presented apsects of their research at the NRESi colloquim series. A recording of this presentation can be found here.

Below are the slides presented at the public meeting in Vanderhoof on October 12, 2017.

Dery and Students: Climate Change and Water Security

Owens and Petticrew and students: Sediment Dynamics

Parkes, Emmons and students: Tools for Integration and Watershed governance