How to Cite


Whenever you publish research or present results based on information obtained from, please include the following acknowledgement or an appropriate equivalent:

“We wish to thank for providing the climate information used in this paper. was created through a collaboration between the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC), Ouranos Inc., the Prairie Climate Centre (PCC), Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Centre de Recherche Informatique de Montréal (CRIM) and Habitat7.”


Reference list: [Accessed on DATE]

In text: (, Year Accessed)


When publishing results based on data, please also include a citation for the dataset itself, such as the following:


Cannon, A.J., S.R. Sobie, and T.Q. Murdock, 2015: Precipitation by Quantile Mapping: How Well Do Methods Preserve Changes in Quantiles and Extremes? Journal of Climate, 28(17), 6938-6959, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14- 00754.1.


McKenney, D. W., M. F. Hutchinson, P. Papadopol, K. Lawrence, J. Pedlar, K. Campbell, E. Milewska, R. F. Hopkinson, D. Price, and T. Owen, 2011: Customized Spatial Climate Models for North America. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92 12, 1611-1622.

Historical Station Data

Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada and ( See:

IDF Curves

Shephard, M.W., E. Mekis, R.J., Morris, Y. Feng, X. Zhang, K. Kilcup, and R. Fleetwood, 2014: Trends in Canadian Short-Duration Extreme Rainfall: Including an Intensity-Duration-Frequency Perspective, Atmosphere-Ocean, DOI: 10.1080/07055900.2014.969677


Tam B, Szeto K, Bonsal B, Flato G, Cannon AJ, Rong R (2018): CMIP5 drought projections in Canada based on the Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index, Canadian Water Resources Journal, 44, 90-107.

Relative Sea Level Rise

James, T.S., Robin, C., Henton, J.A., and Craymer, M., 2021. Relative sea-level projections for Canada based on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and the NAD83v70VG national crustal velocity model; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 8764, 1 .zip file,

Index Calculations:

Done using the xclim package: