Adam Wei

Adam Wei, cluster lead, is a professor of forest hydrology and watershed management in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences.

He is also coordinator of the IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organization) Task Force on Forests and Water Interactions in a Changing Environment, and associate editor of Ecohydrology.

His major research interests include forest disturbance and hydrological responses in large watersheds and landscapes, watershed ecosystem analysis, and climate change impact assessment. He has published about 200 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals including Science, Nature Communications etc.


Dr. Adam Wei
Cluster lead

Professor, Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences


Research Themes

  • Ecohydrology
  • Forest ecology



Cumulative effects of forest disturbance, land use, and climate change on water quantity and quality with Jinyu Hui and Mackenzie Myers


Understanding environmental drivers and impacts of cumulative effects and other stressors on kəkniʔ (kokanee) spawning timing and duration with Sheena Spencer and Emily Moore


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“The purpose of this cluster is to bring professors and experts and students together from different disciplines, to walk together, and to take a watershed-based approach. Our ultimate objective is to advance watershed science and to promote integrated governance for managing watershed ecosystems.”

– Dr. Adam Wei, cluster lead, hydrology and fish