Chris has worked as a research assistant and research associate at the Global Institute for Water Security and the Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan since 2010. He managed and contributed scientifically to the Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN; 2013-2018) and has served as Science Manager for GWF since 2016 and INARCH since 2017. His education background includes a B.Sc. (honours) degree in Physical Geography from the University of Saskatchewan (2004), an M.Sc. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Alberta (2006), and a Ph.D. in Hydrology from the University of Saskatchewan (2012).
Chris is interested in mountains and snow and glacier hydrology, as well as changes in snow and glaciers. Research publications are available here: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=120busUAAAAJ&hl=en.
View of the Mount Everest region (the Khumbu Mahalangur region of the Himalayas, Nepal). The world's first (Mt. Everest), fourth (Lhotse), fifth (Makalu), and sixth (Cho Oyo) highest summits are visible. Some other notable peaks are Pumori and Ama Dablam--try and spot them. October 2017, Chris DeBeer.