University of Alberta River Ice Engineering
  River Ice Research Group, University of Alberta

Our river ice research group is presently working on a number of projects both in the field and in the laboratory. Each of our projects is geared towards advancing current knowledge in river ice processes and hydraulics through:

  • field studies and monitoring methods
  • numerical modeling, and
  • experimental studies of river ice processes or characteristics

Please contact our professors for more information.


Academic Staff


Mark Loewen



Yuntong She

Assistant Professor


Faye Hicks

Professor Emeritus



Reference Books

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An introduction to river ice for both children and adults who would like to learn about river ice. (Includes more than 60 full colour photos.)


An essential handbook for

practitioners and students.









Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Alberta

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