M.Sc., Geography (University of Saskatchewan), Thesis Title: Snow Hydrology of Canadian Prairie Droughts: Model Development and Application, 2007
B.Sc.Honours, Land Use and Environment Studies with GIS minor (University of Saskatchewan), 2005
October 2013 – Present: Researcher for the Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN)
April 2011 – Present: Researcher for Improving and Testing the Prairie Hydrological Model at Smith Creek Research Basin, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
July 2012 – March 2013: Researcher for Lower Smoky River Basin Snowmelt Runoff Model, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
January – April 2011: Researcher for Modeling Snow Water Conservation on the Canadian Prairies, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
June 2010 – June 2012: Researcher for the Informing the Vermilion River Watershed Plan through Application of the Cold Region Hydrological Model (CRHM), Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
January – April 2010: Researcher for Wolf Creek Hydrometeorological Database Archiving and Wolf Creek Cold Regions Model Set-up, Parameterisation, and Modelling Summary, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
November 2009 – Present: Researcher for Marmot Creek Watershed Study: Mountain Pine Beetle Impacts on Water Supplies, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
July 2007 – December 2009: Research Assistant, Modeller for the Prairie Hydrological Model Study, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
June 2005 – June 2007: Research Assistant, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
September 2005 – August 2007: field training and hydrological modelling training, Drought Research Initiative (DRI)
August 2005: training for field research in Grassland National Park
Hydrological modelling of cold region hydrological processes
Mountain, prairie, forest hydrology
Sensitivity analysis of cold region hydrology to drought, flood, changes in landcover, forest disturbance, and climate change
Canadian Geophysical Union
European Geosciences Union
Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
Cordeiro, M.R.C., Wilson, H.F., Vanrobaeys, J., Pomeroy, J.W., Fang, X. and The Red-Assiniboine Project Biophysical Modelling Team. 2017. Simulating cold-region
hydrology in an intensively drained agricultural watershed in Manitoba, Canada, using the Cold Regions Hydrological Model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21:
Weber, M., Bernhardt, M., Pomeroy, J.W., Fang, X., Härer, S. and Schulz, K. 2016. Description of current and future snow processes in a small basin in the
Bavarian Alps. Environmental Earth Sciences 75: 1223. doi:10.1007/s12665-016-6027-1
Pomeroy, J.W., Fang, X. and Marks, D.G. 2016. The cold rain-on-snow event of June 2013 in the Canadian Rockies – characteristics and diagnosis. Hydrological
Processes 30: 2899-2914.
Fang, X. and Pomeroy, J.W. 2016. Impact of antecedent conditions on simulations of a flood in a mountain headwater basin. Hydrological Processes 30: 2754-2772.
Fang, X., Pomeroy, J.W., Ellis, C.R., MacDonald, M.K., DeBeer, C.M. and Brown, T. 2013. Multi-variable evaluation of hydrological model predictions for a
headwater basin in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17: 1635-1659.
Kort, J, Bank, G, Pomeroy, J. and Fang, X. 2012. Effects of shelterbelts on snow distribution and sublimation. Agroforestry Systems 86: 335-344.
Pomeroy, J., Fang, X. and Ellis, C. 2012. Sensitivity of snowmelt hydrology in Marmot Creek, Alberta, to forest cover disturbance. Hydrological Processes 26:
Guo, X., Pomeroy, J.W., Fang, X., Lowe, S. Li, Z., Westbrook, C. and Minke, A. 2012. Effects of classification approaches on CRHM model performance. Remote
Sensing Letters 3: 39-47.
Yang, J., Yau, M.K., Fang, X. and Pomeroy, J.W. 2010. A triple-moment blowing snow-aimospheric model and its application in computing the seasonal wintertime snow
mass budget. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 14: 1063-1079.
Fang, X., Pomeroy, J.W., Westbrook, C.J., Guo, X., Minke, A.G. and Brown, T. 2010. Prediction of snowmelt derived streamflow in a wetland dominated prairie basin.
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 14: 991-1006.
Fang, X. and Pomeroy, J.W. 2009. Modelling Blowing snow redistribution to prairie wetlands. Hydrological Processes 23: 2557-2569.
Fang, X. and Pomeroy, J.W. 2008. Drought impacts on Canadian prairie wetland snow hydrology. Hydrological Processes 22: 2858-2873.
Fang, X. and Pomeroy, J.W. 2007. Snowmelt runoff sensitivity analysis to drought on the Canadian prairies. Hydrological Processes 21: 2594-2609.