DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING
NOTICE OF THESIS DEFENSE
JACOB (COB) STAINES
will defend his M.Sc. thesis, entitled
AN EXAMINATION OF SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TREES AND SNOW IN A COLD REGIONS MONTANE FOREST
DATE: TUESDAY, September 28, 2021
TIME: 1:00 P.M.
PLACE: Online via Zoom
To Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 930 5381 8813
EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND!!!
Corinne Schuster-Wallace, Robert (Bob) Sandford
IRPP Policy Options
September 13, 2021
Water has been an issue even in a pandemic, with drought, floods and lack of access. A commitment to freshwater management that values water is key.
See the article here: https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/septembe-2021/making-the-promised-canada-water-agency-a-reality/
USask researcher wins early career research award
Global Water Futures News
September 14, 2021
James S. McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and researcher with Global Water Futures Marysa Laguë (PhD) awarded James R. Holton Award by the American Geophysical Union.
See the story here: https://gwf.usask.ca/articles/2021/usask-researcher-awarded-early-career-research-award.php
GWF Director awarded lifetime hydrology research award
Global Water Futures News
September 10, 2021
GWF Director John Pomeroy named the 2021 Walter Langbein Lecturer by the American Geophysical Union.
See the story here: https://gwf.usask.ca/articles/2021/gwf-director-awarded-lifetime-hydrology-research-award.php
Rocky Mountain dry: Canada’s waning water supply sows division in farm belt
Rod Nickel and Jeff Lewis
September 2, 2021
“CROWSNEST PASS, Alberta, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Where fly fisherman Shane Olson once paddled summer tourists around in a boat, he now guides them by foot – carefully navigating shallow waters one step at a time…”
See the story here: https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/rocky-mountain-dry-canadas-waning-water-supply-sows-division-farm-belt-2021-09-02/
Scientists warn glacier in Canadian Rockies is slipping away before their eyes at unprecedented rate
August 31, 2021
“A summer of unprecedented heat has not been kind to the iconic ice in the Canadian Rockies. According to researchers, glaciers are melting at a rate never seen before.”
See the story here: https://globalnews.ca/news/8154343/canadian-rockies-glacier-melt/
Professor Bob Patrick of the Centre for Hydrology is serving as guest editor of the journal, Water, on this special issue relating to the water resources management and water security problems of small island communities. Those with research results on this topic are encourage to contact Dr. Patrick (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Click here to see more details on the issue, including messages from Dr. Patrick and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Jean-Luc Probst.
Heatwave causes unprecedented glacial ice melt in Canadian Rocky Mountains
September 1, 2021
Following an exceptionally warm summer, the iconic ice of the Canadian Rockies is melting at a rate that has never been seen before.
See the article here: https://www.wionews.com/world/heatwave-causes-unprecedented-glacial-ice-melt-in-canadian-rocky-mountains-409982