Contact Dr. Philip Marsh:
Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, University of Saskatchewan
AWARDS / EDUCATION
Fellow of the Arctic Institute of North America
Ph.D., McMaster University, 1983
Dr. Philip Marsh
Research Scientist - Study leader, Cold Regions Hydrology
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Contributing to Environment Canada's mandate to conserve and protect aquatic ecosystems
- Hydrology of the Mackenzie Delta, with an emphasis on the interactions between climate, hydrology and the Beaufort Sea, and effects on habitat
- Impacts of the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project on the Mackenzie Delta and Valley
- Hydrologic processes and modelling of snowmelt and rainfall runoff in cold environments
- Impact of climate change on water resources of the Canadian Arctic
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Vice President, International Commission on Snow and Ice Hydrology
Co-lead on IPY research program on "Study of Canadan Arctic River-delta Fluxes"
Project lead on IPY and CFCAS-IP3 Project on "Snow accumulation, melt and runoff, and small lake processes, at the Arctic forest/tundra transition in the Western Canadian Arctic
Supervisor of Ph.D. and M.Sc. students as Adjunct Professor at University of Saskatchewan
Project Chief of "Hydrological Processes and Modelling Research" in the Aquatic Ecosystem Impacts Research Division, Water S&T
Pohl, S., P. Marsh, C. Onclin, and M. Russell. 2009. The summer hydrology of a small upland tundra thaw lake: implications to lake drainage. Hydrological Processes, 10.1002/hyp.7238.
Marsh, P., M. Russell, S. Pohl, H. Haywood, and C. Onclin. 2009. Changes in thaw lake drainage in the Western Canadian Arctic from 1950 to 2000. Hydrological Processes, 23, 145-158.
Marsh, P., J. Pomeroy, S. Poyl, W. Quinton, C. Onclin, M. Russell, N. Neumann, A. Pietroniro, B. Davison, and S. McCartney. 2008. Snowmelt processes and runoff at the Arctic treeline: Ten years of MAGS Researcyh. in: - Ming-ko Woo. (Editor). Cold Region Atmospheric and Hydrologic Studies, The Mackenzie GEWEX Experience. Volume 2: Hydrologic Processes. Springer . Berlin. 97-124.
Pohl, S., P. Marsh, and B. Bonsal. 2007. Modelling the impact of climate change on runoff and annual water balance of an Arctic headwater basin. Arctic, 60, 173-186.
Lesack, L. R. W. and P. Marsh. 2007. Lengthening plus shortening of river-to-lake connection times in the Mackenzie River Delta via two global change mechanisms along the artic coast. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, doi:10:1029/2007GL031656.
Pohl, S. and P. Marsh. 2006. Small-scale modelling of spatially variable snowmelt in an arctic catchment. Hydrological Processes, 20, 1773-1792.
Marsh, P. 2005. Water flow through snow and firn. in - Malcolm G. Anderson. (Editor-in-Chief). The Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Chichester, England. Part 14 - Snow and Glacier Hydrology.
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