Island Geoscience


Geoscience issues as they relate to water, land and air protection on Vancouver Island.

Abstract:
This quarterly newsletter seeks to keep you informed of recent geoscience issues related to water, land and air protection on Vancouver Island, and coastal British Columbia.

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2010 Spring - Volume 07, Number 01 - (1843 KB) - Technology trickle down in BC.: Rockfall catchment fences: Technology being used to protect coastal BC homes.: Selecting hydrologic models to investigate the potential effects of forest management and climate change on watersheds.: Introducing Todd Redding

2010 Winter - Volume 06, Number 04 - (1787 KB) - Cheekye Fan – the Best Studied Composite Fan in Canada.: A re-examination of the mechanism and human impact of catastrophic mass flows originating on Nevado Huascarán, Cordillera Blanca, Peru in 1962 and 1970.: Introducing: Bruce Northcote.: Book Review: Landslides from Massive Rock Slope Failure

2009 Fall - Volume 06, Number 03 - (2190 KB) - Developing new tools to do our work: Land-cover Change Mapper (LCM): How object-based change detection mapping can improve landscape management.: Introducing Jillian Kelly

2009 Summer - Volume 06, Number 02 - (1371 KB) - Island Geoscience completes 5 years!: Legacy of an ice age - Our inherited landscape.: Debris flow and sediment recharge in gullies.

2009 Spring - Volume 06, Number 01 - (535 KB) - Geoscience - Is it necessary: The Kemano Tunnel - The Emergence of Geological Engineering in British Columbia: Book Review - Keeping Our Cool - Canada in a Warming World

2009 Winter - Volume 05, Number 04 - (464 KB) - A matter of scale: Landslides and Climate Change on Vancouver Island: A Brief Look at the Last 10,000 years

2008 Fall - Volume 05, Number 03 - (731 KB) - That delicate balance: Wolf Loss and Ecosystem Disruption at Olympic National Park: Change detection on Vancouver Island

2008 Summer - Volume 05, Number 02 - (1982 KB) - Rivers' great diggers: Salmon-driven bedload transport in small streams

2008 Spring - Volume 05, Number 01 - (1738 KB) - Geological significance of man: The Three Stages of the Anthropocene

2008 Winter - Volume 04, Number 04 - (1995 KB) - Past fires and future landscapes: The importance of fossil charcoal records, Book Review: Landslides in Practice

2007 Fall - Volume 04, Number 03 - (2682 KB) - Geomorphology and Restoration Ecology of Salmon, Book Review: Engineering Geomorphology (theory and practice)

2007 Summer - Volume 04, Number 02 - (1314 KB) - Denudation: The role of different sized landslides in forming the landscape, Photos of the winter storms (2006, 2007)

2007 Spring - Volume 04, Number 01 - (814 KB) - Managing Karst in BC's Coastal Forest - Focus on Karst: (part II), Karst management, snow avalanches

2007 Winter - Volume 03, Number 04 - (986 KB) - Karst landscapes (part I), Groundwater monitoring

2006 Fall - Volume 03, Number 03 - (1618 KB) - A topographic signature of life on earth, Floods vs. debris flows, Book review: Geomorphology for Engineers

2006 Spring - Volume 03, Number 02 - (807 KB) - Climate change; Climate BC model, Book recommendations (climate change)

2006 Winter - Volume 03, Number 01 - (455 KB) - Catastrophic rock avalanche in the Philippines, Erosion mapping

2005 Fall - Volume 02, Number 04 - (865 KB) - Aquifer mapping, Vancouver Island geomorphology maps

2005 Summer - Volume 02, Number 03 - (349 KB) - Managing landslide risk: FPB results, Expert judgement

2005 Spring - Volume 02, Number 02 - (1511 KB) - Coastal erosion Florida: 2004 hurricane, VI landslide hazard

2005 Winter - Volume 02, Number 01 - (467 KB) - Sultan River landslide, Geoscape Nanaimo and GI Waterscape

2004 Fall - Volume 01, Number 02 - (377 KB) - Cliff recession and beach volumes, Riparian vegetation and channel form, Book review: Landslide Risk Assessment

2004 Summer - Volume 01, Number 01 - (119 KB) - Geomorphology definition, Raison d'etre, Shoreline erosion

Updated March 2010
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