Global Institute for Water Security

Academic Background

Nic recieved his Ph.D. in Hydrology from the University of Washington in March of 2016. As an graduate student, he focused on improving observation and modelling capability of snow within rain-snow transitional environments of Western US mountains. As an undergraduate he worked as an research assistant for the UW Atms. Dept maintaining a network of rain gauges in the Olympic Mountains and helped set up monitoring stations in the Cedar River Watershed.

Research Interests and Expertise

Vetting and diagnosing current issues in model representation of critical snowpack processes that impact the hydrology of Canada.

Research Keywords

  • Snow
  • Rivers
  • Hydrological modelling
  • Atmospheric modelling 
  • Remote Sensing