A Monolithic Shift from the Monolith:
Towards a Smallsat Constellation Configuration for Global Snow Mass Characterization
The Deborah J. Goodings Professor in Engineering for Global Sustainability
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland
Dhiraj Pradhanaga, Centre for Hydrology researcher, will be collaborating with Small Earth Nepal (SEN) in the coordination of three events in August 2019.
Centre for Hydrology student, Caroline Aubry-Wake, received the IAC-IGS Graham Cogley Award for her excellence in cryospheric research and her oral presentation at the 2019 IUGG conference.
ALONG THIS STRETCH OF ALASKA HIGHWAY, where it curves between the southern edge of Lhù’ààn Män lake and the rugged peaks of the southwest Yukon, the dust storms can blow so thick that drivers have been forced to pull over. Where the two-lane road crosses A´ąy Chù river, sand drifts across the pavement as if it were snow.
Registration is now open for the CH / CSHS Short Course in The Principles of Hydrology, which will run from 10-21 January 2020 at the Barrier Lake Field Station, Kananaskis Valley, Alberta.
Centre for Hydrology Ph.D. student, Chris Marsh, will defend his Ph.D. thesis, entitled Multi-scale modelling of cold regions hydrology.
Date: Monday, August 12, 2019
Time: 9 am
Place: Room 2D71 Agriculture Building.
BOW VALLEY – In the Rockies, the story of the late spring/early summer snowpack is a tale of two worlds.
In the lower elevations and the valley bottoms, the snow melted away early, while in the higher elevations it has only just begun to melt.
“There’s still lots of snow up high, but not much down low,” said snow hydrologist John Pomeroy, director of the University of Saskatchewan’s Centre for Hydrology which conducts much of its research in the Rockies.
Bob Haver has never seen the river running so low, and he’s been rowing on it for 45 years.
A founder of the Saskatoon Rowing Club, Haver is attuned to the rising, falling and shifting of the South Saskatchewan’s sandbars; at present, they are serious challenges for river users. Continue reading
Centre for Hydrology, PhD student, Zhibang Lv, received the Wiesnet Medal at the 76th Annual Eastern Snow conference held in Fairlee, Vermont, USA. The Wiesnet Medal is awarded to a student with the best oral presentation, Zhibang’s oral presentation was titled’ Assimilation of snow interception information into a cold regions hydrological model’.
As Quebec communities clean up after this spring’s floods, anger is rising among those who don’t have the means to move on – and who wish the province was doing more to help. In a country with an ad-hoc approach to natural disasters, their struggle could soon be everyone else’s, too Continue reading