Laurent de Rham

Physical Scientist, Research

Compiling  data on river ice and lake ice to study how climate change impacts freshwater ice in Canada. Supporting hydrological modelling efforts for the Lake Winnipeg study.

Key publications

de Rham, L., Dibike, Y., Beltaos, S., Peters, D., Bonsal, B., Prowse, T. 2020. A Canadian River Ice Database from the National Hydrometric Program Archives. Earth Systems Science Data. 12: 1835-1860.


de Rham, L., Dibike, Y., Prowse, T. and Beltaos, S. 2019. Overview of a Canadian River Ice Database Derived from Water Survey of Canada Hydrometric Archives. 20th Workshop on the Hydraulics of Ice Covered Rivers. Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 14-16, 2019, CGU HS Committee on River Ice Processes and the Environment.


Dibike Y, Prowse T, Bonsal B, de Rham L, Saloranta T. 2012. Simulation of North America lake-ice cover characteristics under contemporary and future climate conditions.  International Journal of Climatology. doi: 10.1002/joc.2300


de Rham LP. Prowse TD, Beltaos S, Lacroix MP. 2008. Assessment of annual high-water events for the Mackenzie River basin, Canada. Hydrological Processes 22: 3864-3880.


de Rham LP, Prowse TD, Bonsal BR. 2008. Temporal variations in river-ice break-up over the Mackenzie River Basin, Canada. Journal of Hydrology 349: 441-454