Christophe Kinnard
Regular member
Department of Environmental Sciences


Stéphanie Desjardins (Master student)

Vasana Dharmadasa (Ph.D. student)

Vincent Houde (Master student)

Laurent Lessard (Master student)

Matthieu Loyer (Master student)

Charlotte Marquis (Master student)

Lisa Michaud (Master student)

Hadi Mohammadzadeh Khani (Ph.D. student)

Shahabeddin Taghipour Javi (Ph.D. student)

Recent Theses and Dissertations

Ghada Bzeouich (Master - 2020)
Impact of snow cover on low flows in northern basins

Okan Aygün (Doctorate - 2020)
Climate change impacts on catchment hydrology in eastern Canada

Scientific Communications

Davesne, G., Fortier, D., Domine, F., Kinnard, C., 2023. Mass-balance and ablation processes of a perennial polar ice patch on the northern coast of Ellesmere Island. Journal of Glaciology: 1-18. DOI: 10.1017/jog.2023.44.

Mavrovic, A., Sonnentag, O., Lemmetyinen, J., Baltzer, J.L., Kinnard, C., Roy, A.R., 2023. Reviews and syntheses: Recent advances in microwave remote sensing in support of terrestrial carbon cycle science in Arctic–boreal regions. Biogeosciences, 20(14): 2941-2970. DOI: 10.5194/bg-20-2941-2023.

Dharmadasa, V.S., Kinnard, C., Baraer, M., 2022. An Accuracy Assessment of Snow Depth Measurements in Agro-Forested Environments by UAV Lidar. Remote Sensing, 14(7): 1649. DOI: 10.3390/rs14071649.

Kinnard, C., Larouche, O., Demuth, M.N., Menounos, B., 2022. Modelling glacier mass balance and climate sensitivity in the context of sparse observations: application to Saskatchewan Glacier, western Canada. The Cryosphere, 16: 3071–3099. DOI: 10.5194/tc-16-3071-2022.

Mohammadzadeh Khani, H., Kinnard, C., Lévesque, E., 2022. Historical trends and projections of snow cover over the High Arctic: A review. Water, 14(4), 587. DOI: 10.3390/w14040587.

Assani, A., Zeroual, A., Roy, A.R., Kinnard, C., 2021. Impacts of agricultural areas on spatio-temporal variability of daily minimum extreme flows during the transitional seasons (spring and fall) in southern Quebec. Water, 13(24), 3487. DOI: 10.3390/w13243487.

Aygün, O., Kinnard, C., Campeau, S., 2021. Responses of soil erosion to warming and wetting in a cold Canadian agricultural catchment. Catena, 201, 105184. DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2021.105184.

Bouamri, H., Kinnard, C., Boudhar, A., Gascoin, S., Hanich, L., Chehbouni, A., 2021. MODIS does not capture the spatial heterogeneity of snow cover induced by solar radiation. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, 640250. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2021.640250.

Bourbonnais, A., Ho, S.L., Kinnard, C., Lenaerts, J.T.M., Sugiyama, S., Altabet, M., 2021. Global change on the Blue Planet. Communications Earth & Environment, 2, 163. DOI: 10.1038/s43247-021-00227-2.

Aygün, O., Kinnard, C., Campeau, S., 2020. Impacts of climate change on the hydrology of northern midlatitude cold regions. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 44(3): 338–375. DOI: 10.1177/0309133319878123.

Aygün, O., Kinnard, C., Campeau, S., Krogh, S.A., 2020. Shifting hydrological processes in a canadian agroforested catchment due to a warmer and wetter climate. Water, 12(3), 739. DOI: 10.3390/w12030739.

Escanilla-Minchel, R., Alcayaga, H., Soto-Alvarez, M., Kinnard, C., Urrutia, R., 2020. Evaluation of the impact of climate change on runoff generation in an Andean glacier watershed. Water, 12, 3547. DOI: 10.3390/w12123547.

Kinnard, C., Ginot, P., Surazakov, A., MacDonell, S., Nicholson, L., Patris, N., Rabatel, A., Rivera, A., Squeo, F.A., 2020. Mass balance and climate history of a high-altitude glacier, desert Andes of Chile. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, 40. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2020.00040.

Nemri, S., Kinnard, C., 2020. Comparing calibration strategies of a conceptual snow hydrology model and their impact on model performance and parameter identifiability. Journal of Hydrology, 582, 124474. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124474.

Réveillet, M., MacDonell, S., Gascoin, S., Kinnard, C., Lhermitte, S., Schaffer, N., 2020. Impact of forcing on sublimation simulations for a high mountain catchment in the semiarid Andes. The Cryosphere, 14(1): 147-163. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-147-202.

Assani, A., Maloney-Dumont, V., Pothier-Champagne, A., Kinnard, C., Quéssy, J.-F., 2019. Comparison of the temporal variability of summer temperature and rainfall as it relates to climate indices in southern Quebec (Canada). Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 137(3-4): 2425-2435. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-018-2750-8.

Baba, M.W., Gascoin, S., Kinnard, C., Marchane, A., Hanich, L., 2019. Effect of digital elevation model resolution on the simulation of the snow cover evolution in the High Atlas. Water Resources Research, 55(7): 5360-5378. DOI: 10.1029/2018WR023789.

Kinnard, C., 2019. La Cryosphère dans tous ses états. Conférence « Apér’eau » organisée par le CentrEAU. Trois-Rivières, Québec.

Podgórski, J., Kinnard, C., Pętlicki, M., Urrutia, R., 2019. Performance assessment of TanDEM-X DEM for mountain glacier elevation change detection. Remote Sensing, 11(2), 187. DOI: 10.3390/rs11020187.

Bouamri, H., Boudhar, A., Gascoin, S., Kinnard, C., 2018. Performance of temperature and radiation index models for point-scale snow water equivalent (SWE) simulations in the Moroccan High Atlas Mountains. Hydrological Sciences - Journal - des Sciences Hydrologiques, 63(12): 1844-1862. DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2018.1520391.

Kinnard, C., 2018. Impact des changements climatiques sur la cryosphère et l'hydrologie des régions froides. Séminaire du CEN en collaboration avec Sentinelle Nord, Université Laval. Québec, Québec.

Kinnard, C., 2018. Mapeo, medición y modelación de balance de masa glaciar. Centro de Estudios Científicos. Valdivia.

Kinnard, C., MacDonell, S., Pętlicki, M., Mendoza Martinez, C., Abermann, J., Urrutia, R., 2018. Participatory monitoring of the impact of watershed interventions in the tropical Andes. Pages 102-126 dans Andean Hydrology. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.

Podgórski, J., Pętlicki, M., Kinnard, C., 2018. Revealing recent calving activity of a tidewater glacier with terrestrial LiDAR reflection intensity. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 151: 288-301. DOI: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2018.03.003.

Zdanowicz, C.M., Proemse, B.C., Edwards, R., Feiteng, W., Hogan, C.M., Kinnard, C., Aatami, P., 2018. Historical black carbon deposition in the Canadian High Arctic: a >250-year long ice-core record from Devon Island. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18(16): 12345–12361. DOI: 10.5194/acp-18-12345-2018.

Kinnard, C., 2017. Manipulacion de nieve: conocimientos y perspectivas. Taller Avances del proyecto de investigación áreas potenciales e implementación de barreras de nieve. La Serena.

Monnier, S., Kinnard, C., 2017. Pluri-decadal (1955–2014) evolution of glacier–rock glacier transitional landforms in the central Andes of Chile (30–33ºS). Earth Surface Dynamics, 5(3): 493-509. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-5-493-2017.

Assani, A., Landry, R., Kinnard, C., Azouaoui, O., Demers, C., Lacasse, K., 2016. Comparison of the spatiotemporal variability of temperature, precipitation, and maximum daily spring flows in two watersheds in Quebec characterized by different land use. Advances in Meteorology, 2016: Article ID 3746460. DOI: 10.1155/2016/3746460.

Criscitiello, A.S., Marshall, S.J., Evans, M.J., Kinnard, C., Norman, A.-L., Sharp, M.J., 2016. Marine aerosol source regions to Prince of Wales Icefield, Ellesmere Island, and influence from the tropical Pacific, 1979–2001. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 121(16): 9492-9507. DOI: 10.1002/2015JD024457.

Monnier, S., Kinnard, C., 2016. Interrogating the time and processes of development of the Las Liebres rock glacier, central Chilean Andes, using a numerical flow model. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(13): 1884-1893. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3956 .

Pętlicki, M., Kinnard, C., 2016. Calving of Fuerza Aérea Glacier (Greenwich Island, Antarctica) observed with terrestrial laser scanning and continuous video monitoring. Journal of Glaciology, 62(235): 835-846. DOI: 10.1017/jog.2016.72.

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