Publications

We welcome opportunities to write about climate resiliency and sustainable development, especially when the work may contribute to the evolving body of knowledge about these critical issues. The following is a sampling of our publications since 2010.

2017 – Climate Risks & Adaptation Practices for the Canadian Transporation Sector

We were co-authors with the British Columbia Mistriry of Transporation of the BC Chapter of this National report published by Natural Resources Canada in 2017. The report addressed climate impacts on transportation in Canada.

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2017 – National Infrastructure and Buildings – Climate Change Adaptation State of Play 

This report, issued in 2017, provides a detailed analysis of the state of Canadian climate change adaptation practice for a broad range of infrastructures.

We participated in this report as subject matter experts, and the authors conducted comprehensive interviews with us. 

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2016 –  PIEVC Engineering Protocol – Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation to a Changing Climate 

 

We are the principal authors of the PIEVC Protocol for climate change vulnerability and risk assessment.

This is the most recent Guidance Document that provides direction to practitioners on applying the methodology. You can obtain a full version of the protocol under license from Engineers Canada.

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2015 – Consultants must respond to climate change impacts on infrastructure design

We co-authored this paper with Roger Rempel. The paper was published in the April 2105 edition of Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine.

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2014 – Principles of Climate Change Adaptation for Engineers

We were the principal authors of this National Guideline to provide direction to engineering professionals in integrating climate change resiliency into their professional practice.

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2014 – Considerations for Addressing Climate Change Adaptation for Transportation Infrastructure 
Management, Design, Operation and Maintenance in British Columbia

We authored this Best Practices Document in partnership with the BC Department of Transportation.

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2014 – Review and Analysis of Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments of Canadian Water Management and Drainage Infrastructure

We conducted the Review and Analysis in this report as subject matter experts and authors, in partnership with the BC Department of Transportation.

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2014 – Climate Change Engineering Assessments of Three British Columbia Highway Segments

We conducted these Climate Change Engineering Assessments in partnership with British Columbia Department of Transportation.

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2010 – Climate Change Engineering Vulnerability Assessment – Coquihalla Highway (BC Highway 5) between Nicolum River and Dry Gulch

We conducted this PIEVC engineering assessment for this highway segment as part of a long-term project in partnership the British Columbia Department of Transportation.

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