ASL Hires Dr. Asplin
investigated synoptic meteorological drivers of storm surge events in the western Canadian Arctic, including a traditional knowledge study through direct consultations with residents in three coastal communities in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. Dr. Asplin completed a Ph.D. at the University of Manitoba under Dr. David Barber investigating how Arctic storms influence dynamic and thermodynamic processes in Arctic sea ice and across the ocean-sea ice atmosphere interface, and how these processes might change with climate change. This project details an emerging ice-free Arctic ocean over the
Kwan re-elected vice chair, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority board
and Stakeholder Relations Committee and the Major Capital Projects Committee. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s board of directors is composed of 11 members: one federal appointee; one British Columbia provincial appointee; one appointee for the Prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; one appointee representing the 16 municipalities bordering the port; and, seven federal appointees recommended by port users.