Diana is a hydrogeologists whose research focuses on hydrogeology, with particular emphasis on groundwater resource evaluation and hydrogeological modeling. She also has related interests in climate change impacts on groundwater resources, environmental isotopes and geochemistry, and low temperature geothermal systems and thermal modeling.Research Group /
John is earthquake seismologist and geophysicist with research interests in all aspects of earthquake hazard studies to help mitigate the impact of future earthquakes in Canada. Current research activities include: mapping movement along faults; mapping the earthquake-generating stress-field; obtaining more accurate earthquake locations; studying what controls local variations in earthquake ground shaking; and mapping earth structure using earthquake waves (with applications to resource evaluations).Research Group /
John is quaternary geologist with interests in a wide variety of Earth Science topics, including earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, landslides, climate change, geomorphology, and Quaternary history. He has expertise in all areas of natural hazards and is a leader in making earth science information more accessible to the public, teachers, and policy makers.
Lori's research strives to advance fundamental scientific knowledge on forest dynamics, which is imperative for conserving and managing contemporary forests and adapting to global environmental change. Her research characterizes how natural disturbances, humans and climate interact to drive temperate forest dynamics and resilience.Research Group /
Gwenn has research expertise in glacier and ice-sheet dynamics, the hydrology of glacierized systems, and the relations of these systems to climate. She is interested in glacier surge dynamics, outburst floods from ice-dammed lakes, sensitivity of glaciers to climate change, and the hydraulics of ancient ice sheets.Research Group /
Marco is particulalry interested in geomorphological mapping in mountain areas (morphostructural conditions of large slope instabilities), studies of geomorphosites for natural heritage protection and geotourist risks prevention.Research Group /
Pascal is an avalanche scientist with a background in earth and atmospheric sciences. Previously his research focused primarily on scale issues in avalanche forecasting and avalanche climatology. More recently, his research interests have expanded to the human aspects of avalanche safety.Research Group /
Paul is a coastal geomorphologist interested in coastal hazards and the physical and sedimentary processes that govern the formation and change in coastal landforms at a range of temporal scales. He has worked extensively in tropical coral reef systems and temperate gravel and rock coasts. His active research interests include: the evolution of coral reef islands during the Holocene; island and coastline morphodynamics; reconstructing paleo-ocean pH in the central Pacific over the past 2,500 years using geochemical analysis of coral skeletons; the physical response of coastlines to rising sea levels; and, impacts of sea level change on coastal communities.
Scott has primary research interests in geological engineering and integrated numerical modelling of debris flows and other mass wasting events.Research Group /
Jessica studies how coastal environments have been altered by extreme events (e.g., earthquakes, storms, and tsunamis) and gradual environmental changes (e.g., sea level) over the Holocene. Her research is global and includes active field sites in the Caribbean, Japan, New Zealand, Oman, the Philippines, Sumatra, and Vanuatu.
Steve is a volcanologist who uses surface and bathymetric mapping as well as aerial imaging to investigate young volcanic landscapes and their associated hazards. He is also involved in earth science outreach including the development of the Sea to Sky Fire and Ice Geopark.
Bernhard is intersted in SAR methods and applications, with a focus on (i) maritime applications (e.g. vessel detection and characterization, ocean parameter derivation) & (ii) novel land applications using advanced interferometric and polarimetric time series analysis techniques.Research Group /
Gio is intersted in the application of nove artificial intelligence (AI) approaches to the automated identification and risk assessment of geohazards such as landslides.Research Group /
Nick is a hazards geologist specializing in hillslope processes, landscape evolution, and societal risk. He investigates these topics with a breadth of techniques including geomorphology, stratigraphy, geochronology, and applied remote sensing.
Kelly's research interests are in volcanology and igneous petrology as related to the formation, transport and eruption of magma.Research Group /
Doug's primary research interest is the application of rock and soil mechanics, and innovative, integrated numerical modelling to natural hazards. He is developing new methods of engineering geological and geomechanical mapping of rock and soil slopes for use in modelling with state-of-the-art numerical codes.Research Group /
Bert has a background in tectonics, land-use policy and risk assessment. He is particularly interested in land-use risk management schemes and the application of risk assessment for risk management. Bert is also the Editor for the Risky Ground newsletter.
Ben is a volcanologist interested in volcanotectonics, catastrophic landslides and debris avalanches, photogrammetric monitoring of volcanic slope deformation and volcanic risks.Research Group /
Jeremy is a geomorphologist who leads the River Dynamics Laboratory at SFU. His research focuses on fluid dynamics, sediment transport and bedrock erosion processes in Earth’s largest river systems. He has a particular interest in natural hazards associated with flooding, and the impacts of flooding in a changing climate.Research Group /
Nathalie is a volcanologist with research interests in physical volcanology, gas geochemistry and geothermal resources. Her research uses geochemical techniques to investigate active volcanoes and their associated geothermal systems.Research Group /
Brent is a classical, field based Quaternary geologist whose research interests include sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleoenvironmental reconstructions, surficial mapping, drift prospecting and landslides. His present research is focussed on trying to resolve aspects of the stratigraphy of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet and associated paleoenvironmental reconstructions.Research Group /
Glyn is a volcanologist with research interests in physical volcanology and the processes controlling active volcanoes in the Americas, Europe, and Hawaii. His research uses geophysical, geochemical, and remote sensing data to investigate precursory signals and triggers of volcanic eruptions.Research Group /
Jeff is a volcanologist with research interests in physical volcanology, gas geochemistry, geophysics and geothermal resources. His research uses a range of geochemical and geophysical techniques to investigate active volcanoes and their associated geothermal systems.Research Group /
Influence of sediment transport on river channel and floodplain dynamics.Research Group /
Deep learning approaches for assessment of multi-temporal, -spatial & -modal data in the Canadian Natural Hazards PortalResearch Group /
Englacial properties and processes in the vicinity of an ice-dammed lake, Kaskawulsh Glacier, YukonResearch Group /
3D geophysical imaging of the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt, BC, CanadaResearch Group /
Geological controls on glacier dynamicsResearch Group /
Characterisation of the Cascade Bay Landslide, BC.Research Group /
Investigating the Canada's deadliest volcanic eruption and mitigating future hazardsResearch Group /
Geotechnical Characterisation of Landslides in NepalResearch Group /
Characterising Checkerboard Creek Rock Slope, BC.Research Group /
Magmatic volatile fluxes through two subduction zones: The Canadian Cascades and the Lesser AntillesResearch Group /