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B.C. storm watch – SFU experts available

November 15, 2021

Historic rainfall levels over the weekend led to flooding and dangerous mudslides in parts of B.C., resulting in drivers trapped on highways and evacuation threats and alerts. The situation continues with more rain and high winds expected throughout the day. 


The following SFU experts are available to speak on inclement weather this fall and winter and the impact it has on the residents of Metro Vancouver and B.C.

AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS

JOHN CLAGUE, professor emeritus, earth sciences   
604-921-9904 | jclague@sfu.ca

BRENT WARD, professor, earth sciences
604-771-5829 | bcward@sfu.ca  

CONTACT

MATT KIELTYKA,  SFU Communications & Marketing 
236.880.2187 | matt_kieltyka@sfu.ca

Simon Fraser University
Communications & Marketing |  SFU Media Experts Directory
778.782.3210

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