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  • Posted: October 16, 2012

    PCIC welcomes Basil Veerman as the new Geospatial Programmer and Analyst. Basil Veerman has joined PCIC in the Computational Support Group to assist staff scientists by providing geospatial programming support, information management, and map development.

  • Posted: October 16, 2012

    PCIC welcomes Michael Shumlich, who has joined PCIC as a Scientific Information Specialist, to work alongside the consortium’s scientific and technical staff in developing and implementing high-quality plain language documents aimed at PCIC’s users.

  • Posted: July 23, 2012

    The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium recently tested a variety of statistical downscaling techniques for their ability to simulate climate extremes in British Columbia. The objective of this downscaling intercomparison project was to evaluate the methods that can be used to bring information from global climate models to local and regional scales.

  • Posted: June 18, 2012

    In a recent issue of EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Francis Zwiers (PCIC) and Hans von Storch (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht) reported on the Regional Climate Service Workshop 2011 held in Victoria BC Canada on November 21-23.

  • Posted: June 1, 2012

    Three major upgrades improve usability and provide more detailed climate information. PCIC has launched an updated version of its online tool for assessing regional climate change throughout BC. The new version is available at and includes three major upgrades.

  • Posted: May 28, 2012

    PCIC researchers will be among the more than 600 scientists from around the world meeting in Montreal this week, between May 29th and June 1st, for the 46th annual CMOS Congress, which is being organized jointly with the 21st American Meteorological Society Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction and the 25th American Meteorological Society Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting.

  • Posted: May 22, 2012


    The PCIC Strategic Plan for 2012-2016 is available for download from our publications library.

    The Pacific Climate Impact Consortium's success is owed in large part to its dedication to the timely  fulfillment of its three service objectives:


  • Posted: May 18, 2012

    The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium is pleased to present the Spring 2012 issue of PCIC Update.

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  • Posted: March 22, 2012

    PCIC and our sister organization the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) are exhibitors at the GLOBE 2012 Trade Fair running March 14-16. GLOBE 2012 is an opportunity for the two groups to promote the spectrum of insights that we offer, from educational short courses and research support (PICS) to regionally downscaled future climate projections and data provision (PCIC).

  • Posted: January 30, 2012

    p>The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium is pleased to present the Winter 2012 issue of PCIC UPDATE.