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Avalanche risk & winter conditions – SFU experts available
Experts from Simon Fraser University are available to comment on current winter conditions following a devastating avalanche in southeastern B.C.
AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS
PASCAL HAEGELI, NSERC, Industrial Research Chair in Avalanche Risk Management
- Avalanche safety research in Canada and internationally
- Developing evidence-based tools that assist backcountry recreationists and avalanche professionals to make better informed decisions when preparing for and travelling in avalanche terrain
JESSE HAHM, assistant professor, geography
- Impact of droughts including predicting snowmelt following droughts, which is critical for local water supply planning, as explained in a recent article for The Conversation.
DANA LAPIDES, postdoctoral research fellow, geography
- Water resources management, ecohydrology, overland flow, streamflow depletion and snowmelt as explained in a recent article for The Conversation.
GWENN FLOWERS, professor & graduate program chair, earth sciences
- How glaciers are responding to climate change - following a recent study indicating two-thirds of glaciers are on track to disappear by 2100
- How experts measure and model to understand these changes
JOHN CLAGUE, professor emeritus, Earth Sciences, CRC Chair in Natural Hazard Science
- The link between extreme weather events and climate change, natural disasters
BRENT WARD, professor, earth sciences
- Natural hazards, landslides, floods, earthquakes; making communities more resilient to climate change
MELISSA SHAW, SFU Communications & Marketing
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