Scott St. George

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19992022
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Research Output 1999 2019

1999
4 Citations (Scopus)

Earliest photograph of Athabasca and Dome Glaciers, Alberta

Luckman, B. H., Kavanagh, T. A., Craig, I. & St. George, S., Jan 1 1999, In : Geographie Physique et Quaternaire. 53, 3, p. 401-405 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photograph
dome
glacier
vegetation cover
2000
39 Citations (Scopus)

Signatures of high-magnitude 19th-century floods in Quercus macrocarpa tree rings along the Red River, Manitoba, Canada

St. George, S. & Nielsen, E., Jan 1 2000, In : Geology. 28, 10, p. 899-902 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
river
vessel
paleoflood
valley
2001
19 Citations (Scopus)

Extracting a paleotemperature record from Picea engelmannii tree-line sites in the central Canadian Rockies

St. George, S. & Luckman, B. H., May 5 2001, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 31, 3, p. 457-470 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Picea engelmannii
paleotemperature
treeline
chronology
temperature
2002
10 Citations (Scopus)

Flood ring evidence and its application to paleoflood hydrology of the Red River and Assiniboine River in Manitoba

St. George, S. & Nielsen, E., Jan 1 2002, In : Geographie Physique et Quaternaire. 56, 2-3, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleoflood
hydrology
river
tree ring
vessel
62 Citations (Scopus)

Hydroclimatic change in southern Manitoba since A.D. 1409 inferred from tree rings

St. George, S. & Nielsen, E., Jan 1 2002, In : Quaternary Research. 58, 2, p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
river basin
chronology
drought
Tree Rings

Trends in Quercus macrocarpa vessel areas and their implications for tree-ring paleoflood studies

St. George, S., Nielsen, E., Conciatori, F. & Tardif, J., 2002, In : Tree-Ring Research. 58, p. 3-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
22 Citations (Scopus)
water level
groundwater
hydraulic head
aquifer
tree ring
67 Citations (Scopus)

Palaeoflood records for the Red River, Manitoba, Canada, derived from anatomical tree-ring signatures

St. George, S. & Nielsen, E., Jul 1 2003, In : Holocene. 13, 4, p. 547-555 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleoflood
tree ring
river
river basin
Signature
8 Citations (Scopus)

The causes, progression and magnitude of the 1826 red river flood in manitoba

St. George, S. & Rannie, B., Jan 1 2003, In : Canadian Water Resources Journal. 28, 1, p. 99-120 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

river
peak flow
historical record
river discharge
water level
2006
5 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution dendrochemical analysis of flood-affected oaks using laser ablation ICP-mass spectrometry

St. George, S., Outridge, P. M. & Nielsen, E., Mar 10 2006, In : IAWA Journal. 27, 1, p. 19-31 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ablation
lasers
Quercus
mass spectrometry
laser
9 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoenvironmental Perspectives on Drought in Western Canada — Introduction

St. George, S. & Sauchyn, D., Jan 1 2006, In : Canadian Water Resources Journal. 31, 4, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleohydrology
climate forcing
hydrology
drought
water resource
2007
8 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) decline in the urban forest of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Catton, H. A., St. George, S. & Remphrey, W. R., Jan 1 2007, In : Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 33, 1, p. 22-30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quercus macrocarpa
Manitoba
Canada
urban development
dieback
56 Citations (Scopus)

Streamflow in the Winnipeg River basin, Canada: Trends, extremes and climate linkages

St. George, S., Jan 15 2007, In : Journal of Hydrology. 332, 3-4, p. 396-411 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stream flow
streamflow
river basin
Canada
climate
2008
20 Citations (Scopus)

Regional tree growth and inferred summer climate in the Winnipeg River basin, Canada, since AD 1783

St. George, S., Meko, D. M. & Evans, M. N., Sep 1 2008, In : Quaternary Research. 70, 2, p. 158-172 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

river basin
chronology
climate
summer
tree ring
20 Citations (Scopus)

Regional tree growth and inferred summer climate in the Winnipeg River basin, Canada since AD 1783

St. George, S., Meko, D. M. & Evans, M. E., 2008, In : Quaternary Research. 70, p. 158-172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
23 Citations (Scopus)

El Niño stills winter winds across the southern Canadian Prairies

St. George, S. & Wolfe, S. A., Dec 1 2009, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 36, 23, L23806.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grasslands
prairie
winter
windpower utilization
anomalies
tree ring
prairie
drought
climate
36 Citations (Scopus)

The tree-ring record of drought on the Canadian Prairies

St. George, S., Meko, D. M., Girardin, M. P., MacDonald, G. M., Nielsen, E., Pederson, G. T., Sauchyn, D. J., Tardif, J. C. & Watson, E., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of Climate. 22, 3, p. 689-710 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
prairie
drought
summer
Pacific Decadal Oscillation
2010
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dendrohydrology and Extreme Floods Along the Red River, Canada: A state-of-the-art

St. George, S., Jan 1 2010, Tree-ring reconstructions in natural hazards research. Stoffel, M., Bollschweiler, M., Butler, D. R. & Luckman, B. H. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 277-279 3 p. (Advances in Global Change Research; vol. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

river
damage
natural hazard
dike
disaster
grasslands
el Nino
El Nino
prairie
winter
23 Citations (Scopus)

The magnitude of decadal and multidecadal variability in North American precipitation

Ault, T. R. & George, S. ST., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Climate. 23, 4, p. 842-850 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate forcing
climate
river
El Nino-Southern Oscillation
autumn
46 Citations (Scopus)

The seasonality of precipitation signals embedded within the North American Drought Atlas

St. George, S., Meko, D. M. & Cook, E. R., Sep 2 2010, In : Holocene. 20, 6, p. 983-988 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atlas
seasonality
drought
tree ring
winter
14 Citations (Scopus)

Tree Rings as Paleoflood and Paleostage Indicators: A state-of-the-art

St. George, S., Jan 1 2010, Tree-ring reconstructions in natural hazards research: A state-of-the-art. Stoffel, M., Bollschweiler, M., Butler, D. R. & Luckman, B. H. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 233-239 7 p. (Advances in Global Change Research; vol. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

paleoflood
tree ring
damage
sediment transport
floodplain
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)
growth rings
tree ring
coasts
winter
climate
2012
29 Citations (Scopus)
Pacific Decadal Oscillation
wildfire
oscillations
forest fires
forest fire
42 Citations (Scopus)

The amplitude of decadal to multidecadal variability in precipitation simulated by state-of-the-art climate models

Ault, T. R., Cole, J. E. & St. George, S., Nov 1 2012, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 39, 21, L21705.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate models
climate modeling
drought
climate change
timescale
2013
67 Citations (Scopus)

The Continuum of hydroclimate variability in Western North America during the last millennium

Ault, T. R., Cole, J. E., Overpeck, J. T., Pederson, G. T., St. George, S., Otto-Bliesner, B., Woodhouse, C. A. & Deser, C., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 16, p. 5863-5878 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

autocorrelation
timescale
tree ring
paleoclimate
chronology
25 Citations (Scopus)

The rarity of absent growth rings in Northern Hemisphere forests outside the American Southwest

St. George, S., Ault, T. R. & Torbenson, M. C. A., Jul 28 2013, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 40, 14, p. 3727-3731 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rarity
Northern Hemisphere
tree ring
rings
environmental stress
14 Citations (Scopus)

Vessel anomalies in Quercus macrocarpa tree rings associated with recent floods along the Red River of the North, United States

Wertz, E. L., St. George, S. & Zeleznik, J. D., Apr 29 2013, In : Water Resources Research. 49, 1, p. 630-634 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
vessel
anomaly
river
history
2014
84 Citations (Scopus)

An overview of tree-ring width records across the Northern Hemisphere

St. George, S., Jul 1 2014, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 95, p. 132-150 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

growth rings
tree ring
Northern Hemisphere
climate
tree growth

New ages for shoreline stumps along Lake Winnipeg, Canada, and their implications for paleo-lake level estimates

St. George, S. & Torbenson, M. C. A., Oct 12 2014, In : Holocene. 24, 10, p. 1393-1397 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake level
shoreline
lake
subfossil
Canada
41 Citations (Scopus)

The imprint of climate within Northern Hemisphere trees

St. George, S. & Ault, T. R., Apr 1 2014, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 89, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northern Hemisphere
climate
regional difference
dendroclimatology
reconstruction
2015
26 Citations (Scopus)

A review of flood records from tree rings

Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A., Stoffel, M., St. George, S. & Hirschboeck, K., Dec 1 2015, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 39, 6, p. 794-816 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
natural disaster
paleohydrology
future perspective
hazard assessment
2 Citations (Scopus)

Flooding, structural flood control measures, and recent geomorphic research along the Red River, Manitoba, Canada

Brooks, G. R. & St. George, S., Jan 1 2015, Geomorphic Approaches to Integrated Floodplain Management of Lowland Fluvial Systems in North America and Europe. Springer New York, p. 87-117 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Flood control
flood control
flooding
Rivers
river
2017
68 Citations (Scopus)

A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era

Emile-Geay, J., McKay, N. P., Kaufman, D. S., Von Gunten, L., Wang, J., Anchukaitis, K. J., Abram, N. J., Addison, J. A., Curran, M. A. J., Evans, M. N., Henley, B. J., Hao, Z., Martrat, B., McGregor, H. V., Neukom, R., Pederson, G. T., Stenni, B., Thirumalai, K., Werner, J. P., Xu, C. & 78 others, Divine, D. V., Dixon, B. C., Gergis, J., Mundo, I. A., Nakatsuka, T., Phipps, S. J., Routson, C. C., Steig, E. J., Tierney, J. E., Tyler, J. J., Allen, K. J., Bertler, N. A. N., Björklund, J., Chase, B. M., Chen, M. T., Cook, E., De Jong, R., DeLong, K. L., Dixon, D. A., Ekaykin, A. A., Ersek, V., Filipsson, H. L., Francus, P., Freund, M. B., Frezzotti, M., Gaire, N. P., Gajewski, K., Ge, Q., Goosse, H., Gornostaeva, A., Grosjean, M., Horiuchi, K., Hormes, A., Husum, K., Isaksson, E., Kandasamy, S., Kawamura, K., Kilbourne, K. H., Koç, N., Leduc, G., Linderholm, H. W., Lorrey, A. M., Mikhalenko, V., Mortyn, P. G., Motoyama, H., Moy, A. D., Mulvaney, R., Munz, P. M., Nash, D. J., Oerter, H., Opel, T., Orsi, A. J., Ovchinnikov, D. V., Porter, T. J., Roop, H. A., Saenger, C., Sano, M., Sauchyn, D., Saunders, K. M., Seidenkrantz, M. S., Severi, M., Shao, X., Sicre, M. A., Sigl, M., Sinclair, K., St George, S., St Jacques, J. M., Thamban, M., Thapa, U. K., Thomas, E. R., Turney, C., Uemura, R., Viau, A. E., Vladimirova, D. O., Wahl, E. R., White, J. W. C., Yu, Z. & Zinke, J., Jul 11 2017, In : Scientific data. 4, 170088.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reconstruction
Temperature
Python
Linked Data
time series

Fossil forest reveals sunspot activity in the early Permian

George, S. S. & Telford, R. J., Oct 1 2017, In : Geology. 45, 10, p. e427

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

sunspot
Permian
fossil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Making climate data sing: Using music-like sonifications to convey a key climate record

George, S. S., Crawford, D., Reubold, T. & Giorgi, E., Jan 1 2017, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 98, 1, p. 23-27 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

music
climate
planet
warming
time series
13 Citations (Scopus)

Tree-climate relations along an elevational transect in Manang Valley, central Nepal

Kharal, D. K., Thapa, U. K., St. George, S., Meilby, H., Rayamajhi, S. & Bhuju, D. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Dendrochronologia. 41, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nepal
tree growth
valleys
transect
growth rings
7 Citations (Scopus)

Tree growth across the Nepal Himalaya during the last four centuries

Thapa, U. K., St. George, S., Kharal, D. K. & Gaire, N. P., Aug 1 2017, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 41, 4, p. 478-495 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nepal
tree ring
climate
major event
vigor
2018
16 Citations (Scopus)

A robust null hypothesis for the potential causes of megadrought in Western North America

Ault, T. R., St. George, S., Smerdon, J. E., Coats, S., Mankin, J. S., Carrillo, C. M., Cook, B. I. & Stevensong, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Climate. 31, 1, p. 3-24 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
twentieth century
Medieval
paleoclimate
temperature anomaly
1 Citation (Scopus)

High-elevation mountain hemlock growth as a surrogate for cool-season precipitation in Crater Lake National Park, USA

Appleton, S. N. & St. George, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Dendrochronologia. 52, p. 20-28 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tsuga mertensiana
crater lake
snowpack
growth rings
tree ring

Interpreting historical, botanical, and geological evidence to aid preparations for future floods

Wilhelm, B., Ballesteros Cánovas, J. A., Macdonald, N., Toonen, W., Baker, V., Barriendos, M., Benito, G., Brauer, A., Corella, J. P., Denniston, R., Glaser, R., Ionita, M., Kahle, M., Liu, T., Luetscher, M., Macklin, M., Mudelsee, M., Munoz, S., Schulte, L., St. George, S. & 2 others, Stoffel, M. & Wetter, O., Sep 24 2018, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. e1318.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aid
hazard assessment
paleoflood
natural hazard
extreme event
10 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale, millennial-length temperature reconstructions from tree-rings

Esper, J., St. George, S., Anchukaitis, K., D'Arrigo, R., Ljungqvist, F. C., Luterbacher, J., Schneider, L., Stoffel, M., Wilson, R. & Büntgen, U., Aug 1 2018, In : Dendrochronologia. 50, p. 81-90 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

growth rings
tree ring
temperature
latewood
warm season
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mississippi rising

St. George, S., Apr 5 2018, In : Nature. 556, 7699, p. 34-35 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Citations (Scopus)

Site-specific climatic signals in stable isotope records from Swedish pine forests

Esper, J., Holzkämper, S., Büntgen, U., Schöne, B., Keppler, F., Hartl, C., St. George, S., Riechelmann, D. F. C. & Treydte, K., Jun 1 2018, In : Trees - Structure and Function. 32, 3, p. 855-869 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sweden
Isotopes
coniferous forests
stable isotopes
stable isotope
1 Citation (Scopus)

Technical note: Open-paleo-data implementation pilot - The PAGES 2k special issue

Kaufman, D. S., Abram, N. J., Evans, M. N., Francus, P., Goosse, H., Linderholm, H. W., Loutre, M. F., Martrat, B., McGregor, H. V., Neukom, R., George, S. S., Turney, C. & Von Gunten, L., May 3 2018, In : Climate of the Past. 14, 5, p. 593-600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
police
public
convention
science

Unraveling the mysteries of megadrought

Ault, T. R. & St George, S., Aug 1 2018, Physics Today, 71, 8, p. 44-50 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Colorado River (North America)
speed regulators
water
rivers
learning
2019

1200 years of Upper Missouri River streamflow reconstructed from tree rings

Martin, J. T., Pederson, G. T., Woodhouse, C. A., Cook, E. R., McCabe, G. J., Wise, E. K., Erger, P., Dolan, L., McGuire, M., Gangopadhyay, S., Chase, K., Littell, J. S., Gray, S. T., St. George, S., Friedman, J., Sauchyn, D., Jacques, J. S. & King, J., Nov 15 2019, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 224, 105971.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Missouri River
stream flow
growth rings
tree ring
streamflow

A 1200+ year reconstruction of temperature extremes for the northeastern Mediterranean region

Klippel, L., Krusic, P. J., Konter, O., St. George, S., Trouet, V. & Esper, J., Mar 30 2019, In : International Journal of Climatology. 39, 4, p. 2336-2350 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

summer
temperature
climate forcing
atmospheric forcing
radiative forcing

Aberrant synchrony of present-day warming

St. George, S., Jul 24 2019, In : Nature. 571, p. 483-484

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle