Publications

Silins, U., A. Anderson, K. D. Bladon, M. B. Emelko, M. Stone, S. A. Spencer, C. H. Williams, M. J. Wagner, A. M. Martens, and K. Hawthorn. Southern Rockies Waterhsed Project, The Forestry Chronicle, 92(1), 39-42. doi: 10.5558/tfc2016-012
Robinne, F.-N., Miller, C., Parisien, M.-A., Emelko, M.B., Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., and Flannigan, M. 2016. A global index for mapping the exposure of water resources to wildfire. Forests. 7(1): 22 doi:10.3390/f7010022 
Emelko MB , Stone M,  Silins U , Allin D , Collins AL, Williams CHS, Martens AM & Bladon KD. 2015. Sediment-phosphorus dynamics can shift aquatic ecology and cause downstream legacy effects after wildfire in large river systems.  Global Change Biology doi:10.1111/gcb.13073
Mahat, V., A. Anderson, and U. Silins. 2015. Modelling of wildfire impacts on catchment hydrology applied to two case studies. Hydrological Processes 29:3687-3698. doi:10.1002/hyp.10462
Bladon KD, Emelko MB, Silins U, & Stone M. 2014. Wildfire and the future of water supply. Environmental Science and Technology 48(16):8936−8943. doi:10.1021/es500130g
Glasbergen K, Stone M, Krishnappan B, Dixon J, & Silins U. 2014. The effect of coarse gravel on cohesive sediment entrapment in an annular flume. IAHS Redbook (In-Press).
Silins U, Bladon KD, Kelly EN, Esch E, Spence JR, 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 7(6):1508-1523. doi: 10.1002/eco.1474
Wagner MJ, Bladon KD, Silins U, Williams CHS, Boon S, MacDonald RJ, Stone M, Emelko MB, Martens AM, & Anderson, A. 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. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.006
MacDonald, RJ, Boon S, & Byrne JM. 2014. A process-based stream temperature modelling approach for mountain regions. Journal of Hydrology 511:920–931. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.009
MacDonald, RJ, Boon S, Byrne JM, & Silins U. 2014. A comparison of surface and subsurface controls on summer temperature in a headwater stream. Hydrological Processes 28:2338-2347. doi:10.1002/hyp.9756
Dixon D, Boon S, & Silins U. 2014. Watershed-scale controls on snow accumulation in a small montane watershed, southwestern Alberta, Canada. Hydrological Processes 28:1294-1306. doi10.1002/hyp.9667
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. Can. J. Fish Aquat. Sci. 71:189-202. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2013-0221
Stone M, Collins AL, Silins U, Emelko MB, & Zhang YS. 2014. The use of composite fingerprints to quantify sediment sources in a wildfire impacted landscape, Alberta, Canada. Science of the Total Environment 473:642-650. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.12.052
Mahat V, & Anderson A. 2013. Impacts of climate and catastrophic forest changes on streamflow and water balance in a mountainous headwater stream in Southern Alberta. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences 17:4941-4956. doi:10.5194/hess-17-4941-2013
Bothwell ML, Kilroy C, Taylor BW, Ellison ET, James DA, Gillis C, Bladon KD, & Silins U. 2012. Iron is not responsible for Didymosphenia geminata bloom formation in phosphorus-poor rivers. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 69:1723-1727. doi:10.1139/f2012-112
Allin D, Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, & Collins AL. 2012. The effects of wildfire on sediment-associated phosphorus speciation in the Crowsnest River basin, Alberta. IAHS Redbook 354:1-8.
Little KE, Stone M, & Silins U, 2012. The effects of wildfire on in-stream wood structures and fine sediment storage in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. IAHS Redbook 354:36-41.
Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, & Stone M. 2011. Implications of land disturbance on drinking water treatability in a changing climate: Demonstrating the need for “Source Water Supply and Protection” strategies. Water Research 45:461-472. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.08.051
Stone M, Emelko MB, Droppo IG, & Silins U. 2011. Biostabilization and erodibility of cohesive sediment deposits in wildfire-affected streams. Water Research 45:521-534. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.09.016
Burles K, and Boon S. 2011. Snowmelt energy balance in a burned forest plot, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada. Hydrological Processes 25: 3012-3029. doi:10.1002/hyp.8067
Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, & Bladon KD. 2009. Sediment production following severe wildfire and post-fire salvage logging in the Rocky Mountain headwaters of the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. Catena 79:189-197. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2009.04.001
Silins U, Bladon KD, Anderson A, Diiwu J, Emelko MB, Stone M, & Boon S. 2009. Alberta’s Southern Rockies Watershed Project: How wildfire & salvage logging affect water quality & aquatic ecology. Streamline Watershed Management Bulletin. 12:1-7. 
Boon, S., Davis, R., Bladon, K.D., & Wagner, M.J. 2009. Comparison of field techniques for measuring snow density at a point. Streamline. 12:8-12.
Bladon KD, Silins U, Wagner MJ, Stone M, Emelko MB, Mendoza CA, Devito KJ, & Boon S. 2008. Wildfire impacts on nitrogen concentration and production from headwater streams in southern Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Can. J. Forest Research. 38: 2359-2371. doi:10.1139/X08-071
Krezek C, Buttle J, Beall F, Moore RD, Creed I, Sibley P, Silins U, Devito KJ, & Mendoza CA. 2008. Hydro-ecological landscapes & processes: a national forest hydrology initiative. Streamline Watershed Management Bulletin 12:33-38. 
Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, & Bladon KD. 2008. Impact of wildfire & post-fire salvage logging on sediment transfer in the Oldman basin, Alberta, Can. IAHS Redbook 325:509-515.
Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, & Stone M. 2008. Drinking water treatability implications from wildfire, In: Proc. Water Qual.Tech.Conf., AWWA, Nov. 16-20, 2008, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA., p. 451-464.
Bladon K.D. and Silins U. 2008. Linking Silviculture to Watershed Management. Canadian Silviculture Magazine. August 2008: 6-10.


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