Funding for USask-led water monitoring network will help understand, manage floods, drought: director
August 22, 2022
Four research centres at the University of Saskatchewan are getting nearly $170 million in funding, and the work done at one centre is necessary for understanding and addressing a water crisis in Canada, its director says.
Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/usask-receives-170-million-research-funding-1.6558000
USask major scientific centres awarded $170M of MSI funding
August 19, 2022
Four flagship research centres at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) uniquely equipped to keep Canada at the forefront internationally in vaccine development, imaging science, sustainable water management and monitoring space weather have been awarded nearly $170 million.
Read the full article here: https://news.usask.ca/articles/research/2022/usask-major-scientific-centres-awarded-27-per-cent-of-msi-funding.php
USask research aims to improve water management with better streamflow forecasts
August 8, 2022
A team led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Martyn Clark (PhD) has been awarded $180,000 over three years by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to improve seasonal streamflows forecasts for river basins across the country.
Read the full article here: https://news.usask.ca/articles/research/2022/usask-research-aims-to-improve-water-management-with-better-streamflow-forecasts.php
Both the Coldwater Laboratory and the Smart Water Systems Laboratory have been featured on Ice and Fire: Tracking Canada’s Climate Crisis, a documentary from The Nature of Things. The documentary can be streamed on CBC Gem. For the full story on CBC, click here.
Climate disasters and warming heighten urgency of city’s water conservation efforts
January 9, 2022
‘We take our water for granted, like it’s always going to be there, but we have to be much more proactive’
Read the full article here: https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/climate-disasters-and-warming-heighten-urgency-of-citys-water-conservation-efforts
Young Innovators: U of S researcher building a tool for more efficient software coding
January 10, 2022
The study is the first of its kind to provide a multi-perspective view of computer source code using natural language processing techniques.
Read the full article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/young-innovators-u-of-s-researcher-building-a-tool-for-more-efficient-software-coding
Scientist sounds water crisis alarm
The Western Producer
January 6, 2022
Researcher warns the prairie region could see its water system disintegrate rapidly as climate change impacts grow.
Read the full article here: https://www.producer.com/news/scientist-sounds-water-crisis-alarm/
2021, one of the worst years for glaciers in western Canada and not the last
December 19, 2021
Geography professor Brian Menounos, University of Northern British Columbia (University of Northern British Columbia UNBC), has been studying glaciers for 20 years. These enormous expanses of ice fascinate him, even if he knows their days are numbered.
Read the full article here: https://turnednews.com/2021-one-of-the-worst-years-for-glaciers-in-western-canada-and-not-the-last/
Read the full article in French here: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1848676/changements-climatiques-rechauffement-environnement-glace-peyto
Sask. groups left out of Alberta coal consultations
December 18, 2021
Alberta coal mining in the Rocky Mountains has potential regional impacts, but consultations won’t include any voices from Saskatchewan.
Read the full article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/saskatchewan/sask-groups-left-out-of-alta-coal-consultations
Glaciers Losing Their Cool
51° North Magazine
December 16, 2021
Rope, ice axe, crampons, helmet — check. Computer, batteries, tools, electrical tape, notebooks — check. I am packing for a day at the office: my outdoor office, Peyto Glacier. For my Ph.D. research at the University of Saskatchewan in Canmore, I study how mountain glaciers provide water to downstream valleys…
Read the full article here: https://www.51degreesnorthmagazine.ca/culture/people/glaciers-losing-their-cool-4873336