A Geography professor at UVic, Dearden received the University of Victoria Alumni Teaching Award in 1998. He has co-authored a Canadian perspective on ecosystems that determine the survival of various species, including humans, in Environmental Change and Challenge (OUP $62.95), replete with practical advice for individuals to minimize their impact on the environment.

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Landscape Evaluation: Approaches and Applications


Environmental Change and Challenge: A Canadian Perspective (1997) [with Bruce Mitchell]
Parks and Protected Areas in Canada: Planning and Management (Oxford, 1993) [with Rick Rollins]
Landscape Evaluation: Approaches and Applications (U of Victoria Geography Dept., 1984) [with B. Sadler]

[BCBW 2003]