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Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaFollow the water


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaConnecting the Dots:The Rosenberg International Forum onWater Policy examines the Mackenzie


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaConnecting the Dots:The Central Great Plains


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaAlberta in the context of the LakeWinnipeg Basin


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe algal problem in LakeWinnipeg


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaSummer Chlorophyll-a Concentration10 Largest World Lakes40WinnipegChlorphyll - a (ug/L)3020100VictoriaErieTanganyikaMichiganHuronSuperiorGreat SlaveGreat BearBaikalBA GB GS SU HU MI TA ER VI WILake Winnipeg has the highestchlorophyll levels of all the world’sGreat Lakes


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe Urgency


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe ecological foundations of climatechange.


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe eco-hydrological foundations ofclimate change.


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaDr. Brad Stelfox:Ecological Change in Alberta• 11,000,000 ha cultivated cropland• 14,000,000 ha livestock grazing• 24,200,000 ha forest management• 225,000 ha under cities and towns• 340,000 ha rural residential• 1,100,000 energy sector• 400,000 ha for transportation• 30,000 ha for recreationhttp://youtu.be/NHN00h3QHrA


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaDr. Brad Stelfox:Ecological Change in Alberta• 1 – 2,000,000 head of cattle• 3,000,000 head of swine• 120,000,000 kilograms of poultry• 35,000,000 tonnes of field crops• 25,000,000 cubic metres of timber• 160,000,000 cubic metres of natural gas• 35,000,000 cubic metres of oil• 80,000,000 cubic metres of bitumen• 35,000,000 tonnes of coal• 1500 petajoules of electricity


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaEco-hydrological change in theCanadian West


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaEco-hydro-climatic change over thelarger prairie region


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaChanges in land-use in Smith CreekBasin, Saskatchewan, 1958 - 2000


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaChanges in hydrology in BroughtonCreek Basin, Manitoba 1968 - 2005


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaPotential flood costs in the Red RiverBasin


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe Lake Constance example.


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaActing on the Urgency


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing Canada


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaSaskatchewan Glacier by Austin Post 1964Connecting the Dots:Canada’s Western Mountains


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaSaskatchewan Glacier by R.W. Sandford 2009Connecting the Dots:Canada’s Western Mountains


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BColumbia IcefieldTime:2002 ADAthabasca GlacierIcefieldCentreIcefields Parkway


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BColumbia IcefieldTime:2002 ADAthabasca GlacierIcefieldCentreIcefields Parkway


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2002 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2002 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2010 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2020 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2030 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2040 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2050 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2060 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2070 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2080 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2090 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2100 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2002 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2100 AD


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BColumbia IcefieldTime:2002 ADAthabasca GlacierIcefieldCentreIcefields Parkway


Columbia Icefield area,Alberta-BCCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2100 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaLANDSAT imageTime:2001 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaSubglacial topography


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2002 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2010 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2020 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2030 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2040 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2050 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2060 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2070 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2080 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2090 AD


Athabasca Glacier, AlbertaCGCM3.1 Scenario A1BTime:2100 AD


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaSnow Pack & Snow CoverMountains As Water Towers


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaAlmost all of Canada becomes partof the global cryosphere in winter.


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing Canada


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaConnecting the Dots:The Great Lakes


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaConnecting the Dots:Flooding in Toronto


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaRudolf Clausius Benoit ClapeyronThe Clausius – Clapeyron RelationThe water-holding capacity of theEarth’s atmosphere increases by 7per cent per degree Celsius


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe real urgency resides in recognizing thatour nation’s hydrology is changing.


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing Canadawww.nap.edu


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing Canada“Continuing to use theassumption of stationarity indesigning water managementsystems is, in fact, no longerpractical or even defensible.”


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaAtmospheric Rivers


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaConnecting the Dots:The New Normal


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaSuper-Storm Sandy


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaClimate & Social Stress: Implicationsfor Security Analysiswww.nap.edu


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaWhere do we go from here?Follow the Water


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe Challenge of Our Generation1. We are not without means or solutions2. We have leading-edge technology &know how to employ it3. We know what we can & have to do toadapt.All we need is the courage & the will.


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaR.W. SandfordEPCOR Chair,Canadian Partnership InitiativeUnited Nations Water for Life Decade


Cold Matters:Assuring Water & Climate Securityin a Changing CanadaThe atmosphere is the suspended residueof every geological event and thecumulative exhalation of every life formthat has ever lived on Earth.

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