Resources on the 2014 Assiniboine River Flood

Scientific Journal Publications

Ahmari, H., Blais, E. L., & Greshuk, J. (2016). The 2014 flood event in the Assiniboine River Basin: Causes, assessment and damageCanadian Water Resources Journal/Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques41(1-2), 85-93.

Dumanski, S., Pomeroy, J. W., & Westbrook, C. J. (2015). Hydrological regime changes in a Canadian Prairie basinHydrological Processes29(18), 3893-3904.

Szeto, K., Gysbers, P., Brimelow, J., & Stewart, R. (2015). The 2014 Extreme Flood on the Southeastern Canadian PrairiesBulletin of the American Meteorological Society96(12), S20-S24.

Selected Media Coverage

July 7, 2014, Margaret Munro, Changing climate at root of 'utterly unprecedented' summer floodCanada.com

July 9, 2014, Ivan Semeniuk, Loss of ponds, wetlands exacerbated Manitoba flooding: reportThe Globe and Mail

July 10, 2014, author unknown, Flood of 2014 a $1B hit for Manitoba farmers: KAPCBC News Manitoba 

July 10, 2014, Adriana Christianson, Wetalnd draining contributing to high water flowsNews Talk 980 CJME

July 12, 2014, Emily Chan, Prairie farmers frustrated as flooding drowns crops, CTVNews.ca  

July 12, 2014, John Pomeroy, Manitoba at ground zeroWinnipeg Free Press

July 18, 2014, Karen Briere, Pay farmers to stop drainage: research chairThe Western Producer

October 8, 2014, Robert Armason, Extreme precipitation causes flooding, not drainage: ExpertThe Western Producer

November 29, 2015, Joyanne Pursaga, Climate change strategy proves challengingWinnipeg Sun

Relevant Report

Pomeroy J.W., Shook K., Fang X., Dumanski S., Westbrook C. & Brown T. (2014). Improving and Testing the Prairie Hydrological Model at Smith Creek Research Basin. University of Saskatchewan Centre for Hydrology Report #14