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Watershed Ecosystem Science Cluster Announced

Watershed Ecosystem Science Cluster Announced

Watershed Ecosystem Science Cluster Funded through UBC Okanagan Eminence Program November 13, 2020 The newly formed Watershed Ecosystem Science Cluster consists of an interdisciplinary team of eight researchers addressing critical topics such as forest disturbance and cumulative hydrological effects, trade-offs and resilience, inclusion of Indigenous values in watershed governance, and climate change adaptation. Cluster members […]

Dr. Adam Wei responds to questions at the 2019 Community Water Forum

Dr. Adam Wei responds to questions at the 2019 Community Water Forum

The Community Water Forum Held November 2019 focused on water topics of importance to the Okanagan and BC. This year’s theme centred around the role of restoration in achieving resilient ecosystems.

Free Seminar Jan. 31/20: Cumulative Effects of Forest Disturbance on Hydrology in the BC Interior – Dr. Adam Wei

Free Seminar Jan. 31/20: Cumulative Effects of Forest Disturbance on Hydrology in the BC Interior – Dr. Adam Wei

Join us for a free seminar presented by Dr. Adam Wei on: Cumulative Effects of Forest Disturbance on Hydrology in the BC Interior On January 31, 2020 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm in the Science Building (SCI337) at UBC Okanagan Understanding the cumulative effects of forest disturbance on hydrology is critical for reducing environmental risks, protection water supply and […]

Dr. Adam Wei Coordinator for International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Committee

Dr. Adam Wei Coordinator for International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Committee

Dr. Adam Wei is actively engaged with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). Dr. Wei has spent years with this international organization synthesizing research and identifying pressing issues, serving as coordinator for a number of task forces. Currently, Dr. Wei is the Coordinator for Hydrologic Processes and Watershed Management Unit and the Task […]

Bad fire seasons can come in bunches, but so can quiet ones.

Bad fire seasons can come in bunches, but so can quiet ones.

“Each year is a single case, but overall we’ve got to expect that our fire risk is increasing,” said associate professor David Scott, research chair in watershed management at UBC Okanagan. “We should expect larger areas to burn and that’s the big picture.” The smaller picture is a bit more complex.