ICLR research paper series

English
High-wind design of new woodframe houses has an average benefit-cost ratio 6:1 in Canada (Executive Summary)
High-wind design of new woodframe houses has an average benefit-cost ratio 6:1 in Canada (Full report)
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French
La conception résistante aux vents violents pour les nouvelles habitations à ossature de bois a un rapport moyen coûts-avantages de 6 pour 1 au Canada (Résumé)
La conception résistante aux vents violents pour les nouvelles habitations à ossature de bois a un rapport moyen coûts-avantages de 6 pour 1 au Canada (Rapport complet)
Lien vers l’infographie
Keith Porter
December 2023
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 74

 

English
Understanding Barriers and Opportunities for Implementing High-Wind Protection for Part 9 Buildings in Canada (Technical note to support High-wind design of new woodframe houses has an average benefit-cost ratio of 6:1 in Canada)

French
Comprendre les obstacles et les possibilités associés à la mise en oeuvre des mesures de protection contre les vents violents pour les bâtiments de la partie 9 au Canada (Note technique à l’appui du document « La conception résistante aux vents violents pour les nouvelles habitations à ossature de bois a un rapport moyen coûts-avantages de 6 pour 1 »)
Dan Sandink
December 2023
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 74B

 

An examination of the Lytton, British Columbia wildland-urban fire destruction
Jack D. Cohen
Alan Westhaver
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 73

 

Benefit-cost analysis of impact-resistant asphalt shingle roofing (Executive Summary) 
Benefit-cost analysis of impact-resistant asphalt shingle roofing (Full Report)
Keith Porter
March 2022
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 72

 

Enhancing the acceptability of buyouts for climate change adaptation: Exploring a social license approach for Erie Shore Drive, Ontario
Sara Bohnert
Brent Doberstein
January 2022
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 71

 

Building climate resilient communities: Living within the earth’s carrying capacity
Gordon A. McBean
Paul Kovacs
James A. Voogt
Gregory A. Kopp
Sophie Guilbault
July 2021
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 70

 

An impact analysis for the National Guide for Wildland-Urban Interface Fires (Executive Summary)
An impact analysis for the National Guide for Wildland-Urban Interface Fires (Full Report)
Keith Porter
Charles Scawthorn
Dan Sandink
May 2021
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 69

 

English
Developing an Efficient and Cost-Effective Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Program: A Foundational Document for the Development of a National Standard of Canada

French
Élaboration d’un programme efficace et rentable de réduction du captage et de l’infiltration (C/I)
Barbara Robinson
Dan Sandink
June 2021 – juin 2021
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 68

 

Fire following earthquake in the Vancouver region (Executive Summary)
Fire following earthquake in the Vancouver region (Full Report)
Charles Scawthorn
November 2020
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 67

 

English
Developing a method for conducting wildland/urban interface fire case study research: A foundational document

French
Élaboration d’une méthodologie de recherche par études de cas d’incendies de forêt en milieu périurbain
Alan Westhaver
Steve Taylor
November 2020 – novembre 2020
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 66

 

Estimating the benefits of Climate Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure (CRBCPI)
Keith Porter
Charles Scawthorn
February 2020
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 65

 

English
Reducing the Risk of Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) in New Sewer Construction: A National Foundational Document for the Development of a National Standard of Canada

French
Atténuation des risques de captage et d’infiltration (C/I) dans les nouveaux réseaux d’égouts
Barbara Robinson
Dan Sandink
David Lapp
November 2019 – novembre 2019
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 64

 

English
Fire following earthquake in Montreal region (Executive Summary)
Fire following earthquake in the Montreal region (Full Report)

French
Incendies après séisme dans la région de Montréal (Sommaire)
Incendies après séisme dans la région de Montréal
Charles Scawthorn
August 2019 – août 2019
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 63

 

English
Increasing High Wind Safety for Canadian Homes: A Foundational Document for Low-Rise Residential and Small Buildings

French
Améliorer la résistance des résidences canadiennes aux vents violents : Document de base pour les bâtiments résidentiels de faible hauteur et les petits bâtiments
Dan Sandink
Gregory Kopp
Sarah Stevenson
Natalie Dale
April 2019 – avril 2019
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 62

 

Development permits: An emerging policy instrument for local governments to manage interface fire risk in a changing climate
Paul Kovacs
May 2018
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 61

 

The governance of climate change adaptation in Canada
Danny Bednar
Jonathan Raikes
Gordon McBean
February 2018
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 60

 

Hail Climatology for Canada: An Update
David Etkin
February 2018
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 59

 

Communicating Hurricane Risk in Eastern Canada: Enhancing the communication lines between the Canadian Hurricane Centre, municipalities and insurers
Paul Kovacs
Sophie Guilbault
Brian Pentz
August 2017
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 58

 

Assessing local mandatory measures to reduce flood risk and inflow & infiltration in existing homes
Joanna Kyriazis
Laura Zizzo
Dan Sandink
May 2017
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 57

 

Why some homes survived: Learning from the Fort McMurray wildland/urban interface fire disaster
Alan Westhaver
March 2017
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 56

 

Risk reduction status of homes reconstructed following wildfire disasters in Canada
Alan Westhaver
September 2015
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 55

 

Best practices guide: Management of inflow and infiltration in new urban developments
Ted Kesik
February 2015
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 54

 

Best practices for reducing the risk of future damage to homes from riverine and urban flooding: A report on recovery and rebuilding in southern Alberta
Paul Kovacs
Dan Sandink
September 2013
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 53

 

Urban flooding in Canada: Lot-side risk reduction through voluntary retrofit programs, code interpretation and by-laws
Dan Sandink
February 2013
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 52

 

Involving Homeowners in Urban Flood Risk Reduction: A Case Study of the Sherwood Forest Neighbourhood, London, Ontario
Dan Sandink
May 2011
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 51

 

Climate change information for adaptation
James P. Bruce
February 2011
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 50

 

Reducing the risk of earthquake damage in Canada: Lessons from Haiti and Chile
Paul Kovacs
November 2010
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 49

 

Canadians at Risk: Our exposure to natural hazards
David Etkin, Editor
February 2010
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 48

 

Citizen participation in flood reduction planning: Strategic choices in Peterborough, Ontario
Greg Oulahen
Brent Doberstein
March 2010
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 47

 

Human dimensions of fire management at the wildland-urban interface in Alberta: A summary report
Tara K. McGee
Bonita L. McFarlane
Lauren Harris
Hilary Faulkner
November 2009
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 46

 

The resilience of the City of Kelowna: Exploring mitigation before, during and after the Okanagan Mountain Park Fire
Dan Sandink
January 2009
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 45

 

Sewer Backup: Homeowner perception and mitigative behaviour in Edmonton and Toronto
Dan Sandink
November 2007
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 44

 

Enhancing Local Level Emergency Management: The Influence of Disaster Experience and the Role of Households and Neighbourhoods
Brenda Murphy et al
July 2005
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 43

 

Limits to Insurance
ISCU Workshop: Comet/Asteroid Impacts and Human Society
Paul Kovacs
Andrew Hallak
January 2005
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 42

 

Toward a National Assessment of the Travel Risks Associated with Inclement Weather
Jean Andrey
Michael Christie
Sarah Michaels
Dan Unrau
Brian Mills
June 2005
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 41

 

Emergency Management and the August 14th, 2003 Blackout
Brenda L. Murphy
June 2004
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 40

 

Earthquake Hazard Zones: The relative risk of damage to Canadian buildings
Paul Kovacs
Robert Sweeting
June 2004
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 39

 

Cyber-Incident Risk in Canada and the Role of Insurance
Paul Kovacs
Melissa Markham
Robert Sweeting
April 2004
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 38

 

Wind Loads on Houses: Destructive Model Testing of a Residential Gable Roofed House
B. Visscher
G.A. Kopp
P.J. Vickery
March 24, 2004
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 37

 

The Role of Government in Services for Natural Disaster Mitigation
Dan Henstra
Gordon McBean
February 2004
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 36

 

Reliability of steel frame systems with semi-rigid connections
H.P. Hong
S. Wang
September 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 35

 

Earthquake Planning for Business: A Guide for Business in British Columbia
Emergency Preparedness for Industry & Commerce Council
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 34

 

Collisions, Casualties, and Costs: Weathering the elements on Canadian Roads
Jean Andrey
Brian Mills
July 3, 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 33

 

Wind Loads on Houses: A wind tunnel study
L.M. St. Pierre et al
July 17, 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 32

 

Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Cities
Gordon McBean
Dan Henstra
March 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 31

 

Inventory of Disaster Management Education in Major Canadian Universities
L. Falkiner
March 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 30

 

Natural Disaster Health Research Network: Workshop Summary
March 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 29

 

An Assessment of Flood Risk Management in Canada
Dan Shrubsole et al
January 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 28

 

Insurance Securitization: Catastrophic event exposure and the role of insurance linked securities in addressing risk
Peter Carayannopoulos
Paul Kovacs
Darrell Leadbetter
January 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 27

 

Seismic Response of Structures with Underground Storeys
M. Hesham El Naggar
January 2003
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 26

 

Natural Hazards and the Canadian Insurance Industry
Mark Baker
December 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 25

 

A spatial fuzzy compromise programming for management of natural disasters
Slobodan S. Simonovic
December 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 24

 

Mitigating Catastrophic Losses: Policies and Policy-Making at Three Levels of Government in the United States and Canada
Dan Henstra
Andrew Sancton
November 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 23

 

Adjusting to Policy and Fiscal Change: The Case of Land Use Planning in London, Ontario
Bridget Schulte-Hostedde
Dan Shrubsole
October 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 22

 

Role of Remote Sensing in Disaster Management
Nirupama Agrawal
Slobodan P. Simonovic
September 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 21

 

A Tornado Scenario for Barrie, Ontario
David A. Etkin et al
July 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 20

 

Numerical Simulations of High Intensity Winds. Downburst Simulations
Horia Hangan
July 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 19

 

Management and maintenance practices of storm and sanitary sewers in Canadian Municipalities
E. N. Allouche
P. Freure
April 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 18

 

Studies on the application of tuned liquid dampers (TLD) to upgrade the seismic resistance of structures
A. El Damatty
April 2002
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 17

 

Disaster Response Systems in Canada
R. Kuban
H. MacKenzie-Carey
A.P. Gagnon
2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 16

 

Weather Information and Road Safety
Jean Andrey
Brian Mills
Jessica Vandermolen
August 2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 15

 

Canada’s Hail Climatology: 1977 – 1993
David Etkin
Soren Erik Brun
April 2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 14

 

Managing Catastrophic Risk: Lessons from Canada
Paul Kovacs
Howard Kunreuther
April 2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 13

 

Assessment of Risk Due To Fire Following Earthquake Lower Mainland, British Columbia
Charles Scawthorn
January 2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 12

 

Wildfires and insurance
Paul Kovacs
January 2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 11

 

L’état de préparation des intervenants en l’an 2000 Face à des pluies diluviennes comme celles du 14 Juillet 1987 (Montreal’s preparedness for flood)
Julie Boissonneau
Novembre 2000
Série de documents de recherche – No. 10

 

Hurricane Hazel and Extreme Rainfall In Southern Ontario
November 2000
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 9

 

Reflections on the future: Climate Change and its impacts on the insurance industry
June 9, 2000
Angus Ross
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 8

 

The Media and Public Trust in Natural Disaster: The Canadian Experience: A Roundtable
April 2000
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 7

 

A review of the performance of two large sub-stations and eight large dams during the Chi Chi, Taiwan earthquake
Robin Charlwood
T.E. Little
J.K. Lou
April 2000
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 6

 

Flood Management in Canada at the Crossroads
Dan Shrubsole
May 2000
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 5

 

Psychosocial Aspects of Disaster Recovery: Integrating Communities into Disaster Planning and Policy Making
David Hutton
2001
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 4

 

Foreign earthquake insurance programs
Richard Roth Sr.
1999
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 3

 

Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness in a Changing Climate
James P. Bruce
Ian Burton
Mark Egener
1999
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 2

 

Ice Storm ’98
Eugene L. Lecomte
Alan W. Pang
James W. Russell
December 1998
ICLR Research Paper Series – No. 1