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Fabris L, Rolick RL, Kurylyk BL, Carey SK. In press. Characterization of contrasting flow and thermal regimes in two adjacent subarctic alpine headwaters in northwest Canada. Hydrological Processes.

Bense VF, Kurylyk BL, de Bruin JGH, Visser P. 2020. Repeated subsurface thermal profiling to reveal temporal variability in deep groundwater flow conditions. Water Resources Research, 56, e2019WR026913. 

Wu R, Martin V, McKenzie JM, Broda S, Bussière B, Aubertin M, Kurylyk BL. 2020. Laboratory scale assessment of a capillary barrier using Fibre Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing (FO-DTS). Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 57(1): 115-126.

Irvine DJ, Kurylyk BL, Briggs MA. 2020. Quantitative guidance for efficient vertical flow measurements at the sediment-water interface using temperature-depth profiles. Hydrological Processes, 34(3): 649-661.


Kurylyk BL. 2019. Engineering challenges of warming (Editors invited News and Views). Nature Climate Change, 9, 807–808. 

Kurylyk BL, Irvine DI. Heat: An overlooked tool in the practicing hydrogeologist's toolbox. Groundwater, 57(4).

Kurylyk BL, Irvine DJ, Bense VF. 2019. Theory, tools, and multidisciplinary applications for tracing groundwater fluxes from temperature profiles. WIREs Water, 6: e1239.


Mohammed AA, Kurylyk BL, Cey E, Hayashi M. 2018. Snowmelt infiltration and macropore flow in frozen soils: overview, knowledge gaps and a conceptual framework. Vadose Zone Journal, 17(1).

Lamontagne-Hallé P, McKenzie JM, Kurylyk BL, Zipper SC. 2018. Changing groundwater discharge dynamics in permafrost regions, Environmental Research Letters, 13(8).

Kurylyk BL, Irvine DJ, Mohammed AA, Bense VF, Briggs MA, Loder JW, Geshelin Y. 2018 Rethinking the use of seabed sediment temperature profiles to trace submarine groundwater flow, Water Resources Research, 54: 4595-4614.

Briggs MA, Johnson ZC, Snyder CD, Hitt NP, Kurylyk BL, Lautz L, Irvine DJ, Hurley ST, Lane JW. 2018. Inferring watershed hydraulics and cold-water habitat persistence using multi-year air and stream temperature signals, Science of the Total Environment, 636: 1117-1127.

Grenier C, Anbergen H, Bense V, Chanzy Q, Coon E, Collier N, Costard F, Ferry M, Frampton A, Frederick J, Goncalves J, Holmen J, Jost A, Kokh S, Kurylyk BL, McKenzie J, Molson J, Mouche E, Orgogozo L, Pannetier R, Riviere A, Roux N, Rühaak W, Scheidegger J, Selroos J-O, Therrien R, Vidstrand P, Voss C. 2018. Groundwater flow and heat transport for systems undergoing freeze-thaw: Intercomparison of numerical simulators for 2D test cases, Advances in Water Resources, 114: 196-218.

Amiri E, Craig JR, Kurylyk BL. 2018. A theoretical extension of the soil freezing curve paradigm, Advances in Water Resources, 111: 319-328.


Bense VF, Kurylyk BL. 2017. Tracking the subsurface signal of decadal climate warming to quantify vertical groundwater flow, Geophysical Research Letters, 44: 12,244-12,253.

Harrington JS, Hayashi M, Kurylyk BL. 2017. Influence of a rock glacier spring on the stream energy budget and cold-water refuge in an alpine stream. Hydrological Processes, 31: 4719-4733.

Bense VF, Kurylyk BL, van Daal J, van der Ploeg MJ, Carey SK. 2017. Interpreting repeated temperature-depth profiles for groundwater flow, Water Resources Research, 53: 8639-8647.

Kurylyk BL, Hayashi M. 2017. Inferring hydraulic properties of alpine aquifers from the propagation of diurnal snowmelt signals. Water Resources Research, 53: 4271-4285.

Kurylyk BL, Irvine DJ, Carey SK, Briggs MA, Werkema DD, Bonham M. 2017. Heat as a groundwater tracer in shallow and deep heterogeneous media: analytical solution, spreadsheet tool, and field applications. Hydrological Processes, 31; 2648-2661.

Duan L, Man X, Li Q, Kurylyk BL, Yu Z. 2017. Distinguishing streamflow trends caused by changes in climate, forest cover, and permafrost in a large watershed in northeastern China. Hydrological Processes, 31: 1938-1951.

Duan L, Man X, Kurylyk BL, Cai T. 2017. Increasing winter baseflow in response to permafrost thaw and precipitation regime shifts in northeastern China. Water, 9(1).

Irvine DJ, Kurylyk BL, Cartwright I, Bonham, M. Post VEA, Banks EW, Simmons CT. 2017. Groundwater flow estimation using temperature-depth profiles in a complex environment and a changing climate. Science of the Total Environment, 574: 272-281.

Morton S, MacQuarrie KTB, Connor D, Kurylyk BL. 2017. Monitoring changes in near-well hydraulic conditions as a means to assess aquifer clogging. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE), 22(2).


Kurylyk BL, Hayashi M, Quinton WL, McKenzie JM, Voss CI.  2016. Influence of vertical and lateral heat transfer on permafrost thaw, peatland landscape transition, and groundwater flow. Water Resources Research, 52: 1286-1305.

Walvoord MA, Kurylyk BL. 2016. Hydrologic impacts of permafrost thaw – A review (invited review). Vadose Zone Journal, 15 (6). Selected as an Editors’ highlighted article.

Kurylyk BL, Irvine DI. 2016. Analytical solution and computer program (FAST) to estimate fluid fluxes from subsurface temperature-depth profiles. Water Resources Research, 52: 725-733.

Kurylyk BL, Moore RD, MacQuarrie KTB. 2016. Scientific briefing: Quantifying streambed heat advection associated with groundwater-surface water interactions, Hydrological Processes, 30: 987-92.

Kurylyk BL, Hayashi M. 2016. Improved Stefan equation correction factors to accommodate soil sensible heat storage during freezing or thawing. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 27:189-203.


Kurylyk BL, MacQuarrie KTB, Linnansaari T, Cunjak RA, Curry RA. 2015. Preserving, augmenting and creating cold-water thermal refugia in rivers: Concepts derived from the Miramichi River, New Brunswick (Canada). Ecohydrology, 8: 1095-1108.

Rühaak W, Anbergen H, Grenier C, McKenzie JM, Kurylyk BL, Molson J, Roux N, Sass I. 2015. Benchmarking numerical freeze/thaw models. Energy Procedia, 76: 301-310.

Kurylyk BL, MacQuarrie KTB, Caissie D, McKenzie JM. 2015. Shallow groundwater thermal sensitivity to climate change and land cover disturbances: Derivation of analytical expressions and implications for stream temperature modeling. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, 19: 2469-2489.

Kurylyk BL. 2015. Discussion of: “A simple thaw-freeze algorithm for a multi-layered soil using the Stefan equation” by Xie and Gough, 2013. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 26: 200-206.


Caissie D, Kurylyk BL, St-Hilaire A, El-Jabi N, MacQuarrie KTB. 2014. Streambed temperature dynamics and corresponding heat fluxes in small streams experiencing seasonal ice cover. Journal of Hydrology, 519: 1441-1452.

Menberg K, Blum P, Kurylyk BL, Bayer P. 2014. Observed groundwater temperature response to recent climate change. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, 18: 4453-4466.

 Kurylyk BL, MacQuarrie KTB, McKenzie JM. 2014. Climate change impacts on groundwater and soil temperatures in cold and temperate regions: Implications, mathematical theory, and emerging simulation tools. Earth-Science Reviews, 138: 313-334.

Kurylyk BL, McKenzie JM, MacQuarrie KTB, Voss CI. 2014. Analytical solutions for benchmarking cold regions subsurface water flow and energy transport models: one-dimensional soil thaw with conduction and advection. Advances in Water Resources, 70: 172-184.

Kurylyk BL, MacQuarrie KTB, Voss CI. 2014. Climate change impacts on the temperature and magnitude of groundwater discharge from shallow, unconfined aquifers. Water Resources Research, 50: 3253-3274.

Kurylyk BL, MacQuarrie KTB. 2014. A new analytical solution for assessing projected climate change impacts on subsurface temperature. Hydrological Processes, 28: 3161-3172.


Kurylyk BL, MacQuarrie KTB. 2013. The uncertainty associated with estimating future groundwater recharge: A summary of recent research and an example from a small unconfined aquifer in a northern climate. Journal of Hydrology, 492: 244-253.

Kurylyk BL, Watanabe K. 2013. The mathematical representation of freezing and thawing processes in variably-saturated, non-deformable soils. Advances in Water Resources, 60:160-177.

Kurylyk BL, Bourque CPA, MacQuarrie KTB. 2013. Potential surface temperature and shallow groundwater temperature response to climate change: an example from a small forested catchment in east-central New Brunswick (Canada). Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17: 2701-2716.