Academic Publications


Winkler RD, Spittlehouse D, Boon S. 2016. Streamflow response to clearcut logging on British Columbia’s Okanagan Plateau. Ecohydrology, in review.

Cooke S, Ghallagher A, Sopinka N, Nguyen V, Skubel R, Hammerschlag N, Boon S, Young N, Danylchuk A. 2016. Considerations for effective science communication. FACETS, in press.

Winkler RD, Boon S. 2016. Equivalent clearcut area as an indicator of hydrologic change in snow-dominated watersheds of southern British Columbia. Prov. B.C., Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note, in press.

Winkler RD, Boon S. 2015. Revised snow recovery estimates for pine-dominated forests in Interior British Columbia. Prov. B.C., Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note 116.

Winkler RD, Spittlehouse D, Boon S, Zimonick B. 2015. Forest disturbance effects on snow and water yield in interior British Columbia. Hydrology Research .

Wagner MJ, Bladon KD, Silins U, Williams CHS, Martens A, Boon S, MacDonald RJ, Stone M, Emelko MB. 2014. Catchment-scale stream temperature response to land disturbance by wildfire governed by surface-subsurface energy exchange and atmospheric controls. Journal of Hydrology 517: 328-338.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Kelly EN, Esch E, Spence JR, Stone M, Emelko MB, Boon S, Wagner MJ, Williams CHS, Tichkowsky I. 2014. Five-year legacy of wildfire and salvage logging impacts on nutrient runoff and aquatic plant, invertebrate, and fish productivity. Ecohydrology, DOI: 10.1002/eco.1474.

MacDonald R, Boon S, Byrne J. 2014. A process-based stream temperature modelling approach for mountain regions. Journal of Hydrology 511: 920-931. 

MacDonald RJ, Boon S, Byrne JM, Robinson MD, Rasmussen JB. 2014. Potential future climate effects on mountain hydrology, stream temperature, and native salmonid life-history. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences 71(2): 189-202.

MacDonald R, Boon S, Byrne J, Silins U. 2014. A comparison of surface and subsurface controls on summer stream temperature in a headwater system. Hydrological Processes 28(4): 2338-2347.

Dixon D, Boon S, Silins U. 2014. Watershed-scale controls on snow accumulation in a small montane watershed, southwestern Alberta, Canada. Hydrological Processes 28(3): 1294-1306.

Winkler R, Boon S, Zimonick B, Spittlehouse D. 2014. Snow accumulation and ablation response to changes in forest structure and snow surface albedo after attack by mountain pine beetle. Hydrological Processes 28(2): 197-209.

Peters DL, Boon S, Huxter EH, Spence C, van Meerveld HJ, Whitfield PH 2012. Zeroflow: A PUB (Prediction in Ungauged Basins) Workshop on Temporary Streams – Summary of Workshop Discussions and Future Directions. Canadian Water Resources Journal 37(4): 425-431.

Boon S, van Meerveld HJ, Huxter EH, Peters DL, Spence C, Whitfield PH 2012. Introduction to Special Issue: Prediction in Ungauged Basins (PUB) Workshop on Temporary Streams. Canadian Water Resources Journal 37(4): 275-278.

McGee D, Boon S, van Meerveld HJ. 2012. Impacts of rural water diversions on prairie streamflow. Canadian Water Resources Journal 37(4): 415-424.

Buttle J, Boon S, Peters D, Spence C, van Meerveld HJ, Whitfield P. 2012. An overview of temporary stream hydrology in Canada. Canadian Water Resources Journal 37(4): 279-310.

Carey SK, Boon S. 2012. CGU-HS Special Issue – Preface. Hydrological Processes 26: 1751.

MacDonald RJ, Byrne J, Boon S, Kienzle SW. 2012. Modelling the potential impacts of climate change on snowpack in the North Saskatchewan River watershed, Alberta. Water Resources Management 26(11): 3053-3076.

Dixon D, Boon S. 2012. Comparison of the SnowHydro snow sampler with existing snow tube designs. Hydrological Processes 26: 2555-2562.

Boon S. 2012. Snow accumulation following forest disturbance. Ecohydrology 5(3): 279-285.

Burles K, Boon S. 2011. Snowmelt energy balance in a burned forest plot, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada. Hydrological Processes, 25(19): 3012-3029.

Boon S, Burles K. 2011. Snow hydrology. In Singh V, Singh P, Haritashya UK, Eds. Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1300 pp.

Boon S. 2011. Impact of snow cover and glaciers on runoff. In Singh V, Singh P, Haritashya UK, Eds. Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1300 pp.

Coops NC, Varhola A, Bater CW, Teti P, Boon S, Goodwin NR, Weiler M. 2010. Assessing differences in tree and stand structure following beetle infestation using LiDAR data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 35(6): 497-508.

Peddle DR, Boon S, Glover AP, Hall FG. 2010. Forest structure without ground data: adaptive full-blind multiple forward-mode canopy reflectance model inversion with applications in a mountain pine beetle damaged forest. International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(8): 2123-2128.

Varhola A, Coops NC, Bater CW, Teti P, Boon S, Weiler M. 2010. The influence of ground and LiDAR-derived forest structure metrics on snow accumulation and ablation in disturbed forests Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 812-821.

Winkler R, Boon S, Zimonick B, Baleshta K. 2010. Assessing the effects of post pine beetle forest litter on snow albedo. Hydrological Processes 24(6): 803-812.

Winkler R, Boon S. 2010. The effects of mountain pine beetle attack on snow accumulation and ablation: a synthesis of ongoing research in British Columbia. Streamline Watershed Management Bulletin 13(2): 25-31

Boon S, Burgess DO, Koerner RM, Sharp MJ. 2010. 47 years of research on the Devon Island ice cap, Arctic Canada. Arctic 63(1): 13-29.

Boon S, Flowers GE, Munro DS. 2009. Canadian glacier hydrology 2003-2007. Canadian Water Resources Journal 34(2): 195-204.

Boon S. 2009. Snow ablation energy balance in a dead forest stand. Hydrological Processes 23: 2600-2610.

Gardner AS, Sharp MJ, Koerner RM, Labine C, Boon S, Marshall SJ, Burgess DO, Lewis D. 2009. Near-surface temperature lapse rates over Arctic glaciers and their implications for temperature downscaling. Journal of Climate 22: 4281-4298.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Anderson A, Diiwu J, Emelko MB, Stone M, Boon S. 2009. Alberta’s Southern Rockies Watershed Project: How wildfire and salvage logging affect water quality and aquatic ecology. Streamline Watershed Management Bulletin 12(2): 1-7.

Boon S, Davis R, Bladon K, Wagner M. 2009. Comparison of field techniques for measuring snow density at a point. Streamline Watershed Management Bulletin 12(2): 8-12.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Wagner MJ, Stone M, Emelko MB, Devito KJ, Mendoza CA, Boon S. 2008. Wildfire impacts on nitrogen concentration and production from headwater streams in southern Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38(9): 2359-2371.

Boon S. 2007. Snow accumulation and ablation in a beetle-killed pine stand, northern Interior British Columbia. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 8(3): 1-13.

Bingham RG, Nienow PW, Sharp MJ, Boon S. 2005. Subglacial drainage processes at a High Arctic polythermal valley glacier. Journal of Glaciology 51(172): 15-24.

Boon S, Sharp M. 2003. The role of hydrologically-driven ice fracture in drainage system evolution on an Arctic glacier. Geophysical Research Letters 30(18): 1916.

Boon S, Sharp MJ, Nienow PW. 2003. Impact of an extreme melt event on the hydrology and runoff of a high Arctic glacier. Hydrological Processes 17(6): 1051-1072.


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