Publications

Smith, R., Morison, M., Capelle, D., Christie, C. and Blair, D. 2011. GPS-based optimization of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles' power demands in a cold weather city.  Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 16(8), 614-618.

Smith, R., Shahidinjad, S., Blair, D. and Bibeau, E. 2011. Characterization of urban commuter driving profiles to optimize battery size in light-duty plug-in electric vehiclesTransportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 16(3), 218-224.

Blair, D. 2010. Chapter 9: Transportation: The Prairie Lifeline, in The New Normal: The Canadian Prairies in a Changing Climate; Canadian Plains Research Centre Press, Regina, SK, 157-170.

Blair, D., and Sauchyn, D. 2010. Chapter 20: Winter Roads in Manitoba, in The New Normal: The Canadian Prairies in a Changing Climate; Canadian Plains Research Centre Press, Regina, SK, 322-325

Westwood, A.R. and Blair, D. 2010. Effect of regional climate warming on the phenology of butterflies in boreal forests in Manitoba, Canada.  Environmental Entomology 39, 1122-1133

Blair, D. (ed.), 2010. Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays. Volume 13, Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg, October 2010.

Blair, D. 2008. Contributing author to Sauchyn, D., and Kulshreshtha, S., Prairies chapter; in From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2007, edited by D.S. Lemmen, F.J. Warren, J., Lacroix and E. Bush; Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON; 275-328.

Buhay, W.M., Timsic, S., Blair, D., Reynolds, J., Jarvis, S., Petrash, D., Rempel, M. and Bailey, D. 2008. Riparian influences on carbon isotopic composition of tree rings in the Slave River Delta, Northwest Territories, CanadaChemical Geology 252, 9-20

Blair, D. 2007. Climate, in The Encyclopaedia of Manitoba (ed. Ingeborg Boyens), Winnipeg, Great Plains Publications, pp. 128-129

Hallman, B.C., Gardiner, J. and Blair, D. (eds.), 2006. Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays. Volume 9, Department of Geography, University of Manitoba, October 2006

Romolo, L.A., Prowse, T.D., Blair, D., Bonsal, B.R., Marsh and Martz, L.W. 2006. The synoptic controls on hydrology in the upper reaches of the Peace River basin.  Part II: Snow ablationHydrological Processes, 20, 4113-4129.

Romolo, L.A., Prowse, T.D., Blair, D., Bonsal, B.R., Marsh, P. and Martz, L.W. 2006. The synoptic controls on hydrology in the upper reaches of the Peace River basin. Part I: Snow accumulation.  Hydrological Processes, 20, 4097-4111

Blair, D. 2003. Evidence of Climate Change, in Moving Beyond the Roads: Airships to the Arctic Symposium II (Proceedings), eds. Prentice, B.E., Winograd, J., Phillips, A. and Harrison, B., University of Manitoba Transport Institute, 32-39.

Blair, D. 2003. Setting the Stage: General Issues in Manitoba, in Proceedings of the Transportation & Climate Change in Manitoba – 2003 Workshop (Manitoba Transportation & Government Services), Winnipeg, MB, March 12, 2003.

Buhay, W.M., Blair, D., Nielsen, E. St. George, S. and Brooks, G. 2002. Isotopic records of past hydroclimatic change in the Red River basin, Southern Manitoba, CanadaPAGES (Past Global Changes) News 10(2): 9-10.

Romolo, L., Prowse, T.D., Blair, D. and Martz, L.W. 2001. A comparative study of two automated atmospheric circulation classification schemes. Abstracts of the 27 th Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union , Ottawa , Ontario , May 14-17, 2001.

Romolo, L., Prowse, T.D., Blair, D. and Martz, L.W. 2001. The synoptic climate controls on the hydrology of the Peace-Athabasca delta region. Abstracts of the 27 th Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union , Ottawa , Ontario , May 14-17, 2001.

Quiring, S.M., and Blair, D. 2001. Recent Developments in Teleconnections and their Applications in Long-range Forecasting, in Proceedings of the Long-Range Weather and Crop Forecasting Work Group Meeting IV (PFRA, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada ), Regina , Saskatchewan , March 5-6, 2001.

Quiring, S.M., and Blair, D. 2000. The utility of global teleconnections for long-range crop forecasting in the Canadian Prairies, in Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays. Volume 3 (ed. Romanowski, J.). Winnipeg : University of Manitoba, 3, 23-61.

Blair, D. 1998.The Kirchhofer technique of aynoptic typing revisitedInternational Journal of Climatology, 18, 1625-1635.

Blair, D., 1997.  Short-period temperature variability at Winnipeg, Canada, 1872-1993, characteristics and trendsTheoretical and Applied Climatology, 58, 147-159. 

Blair, D., 1996. The Climate of Manitoba, in The Geography of Manitoba: Its Land and Its People (eds. John Welsted, John Everitt, and Christoph Stadel) Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, pp.31-39.

Rannie, W.F., and Blair, D. 1995. Historic and recent analogues for the extreme 1993 summer precipitation in the North American mid-continentWeather, 50(6), 193-200.

Blair, D., and Rannie, W.F. 1994. Wading to Pembina: 1849 spring and summer weather in the valley of the Red River of the North and some climatic implicationsGreat Plains Research, 4, 1, 3-26.

Paul, A.H., and Blair, D., 1993. The thunderstorms of 8 July 1989 in the Northern Great Plains. Climatological Bulletin, 27(3), 170-178.

Haque, C.E., and Blair, D., 1992. Vulnerability to tropical cyclones: evidence from the April 1991 cyclone in coastal BangladeshDisasters, 16(3), 217-229.

Blair, D., and Bezte, D., 1992. Variability in the length of the frost-free season in southeastern Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba,  in Reflections from the Prairies: Geographical Essays (eds. H. John Selwood and John C. Lehr). Winnipeg: University of Winnipeg, 90-110.