News Article – Rocky Mountain dry: Canada’s waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Rocky Mountain dry: Canada’s waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Rod Nickel and Jeff Lewis
Reuters
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/

News Article – Scientists warn glacier in Canadian Rockies is slipping away before their eyes at unprecedented rate

Scientists warn glacier in Canadian Rockies is slipping away before their eyes at unprecedented rate

Jayme Doll
Global News
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/

Prof. Bob Patrick is guest editor for special issue of Water journal

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 (robert.patrick@usask.ca).

Click here to see more details on the issue, including messages from Dr. Patrick and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Jean-Luc Probst.

Article – Heatwave causes unprecedented glacial ice melt in Canadian Rocky Mountains

Heatwave causes unprecedented glacial ice melt in Canadian Rocky Mountains

WION
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

News Article – USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

Brooke Kleiboer
USask News
August 13, 2021

“The best researchers are those that are continuing to learn.”

Read the article here: https://vpresearch.usask.ca/students/undergraduate/student-stories/usask-artsci-graduate-builds-career-from-undergraduate-research-experiences.php

News Article – USask PhD student seeks to better design agricultural drainage projects as farmers face more extreme precipitation

USask PhD student seeks to better design agricultural drainage projects as farmers face more extreme precipitation

Shannon Boklaschuk
U of S Arts & Science News
August 20, 2021

As the world continues to grapple with extreme weather events linked to climate change, an award-winning University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student is focused on improving human understanding of agricultural drainage and climate change on streamflow in the Canadian Prairies.

Read the article here: https://artsandscience.usask.ca/news/articles/6716/USask_PhD_student_seeks_to_better_design_agricultural_draina