Funding for USask-led water monitoring network will help understand, manage floods, drought: director

Funding for USask-led water monitoring network will help understand, manage floods, drought: director

Pratyush Dayal
CBC News
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

USask major scientific centres awarded $170M of MSI funding

USask News
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

USask research aims to improve water management with better streamflow forecasts

USask News
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

Article – Climate disasters and warming heighten urgency of city’s water conservation efforts

Climate disasters and warming heighten urgency of city’s water conservation efforts

Bill Kaufmann
Calgary Herald
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

Article – Young Innovators: U of S researcher building a tool for more efficient software coding

Young Innovators: U of S researcher building a tool for more efficient software coding

Brooke Kleiboer
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
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

Article – 2021, one of the worst years for glaciers in western Canada and not the last

2021, one of the worst years for glaciers in western Canada and not the last

Rosa Kleed
Turned News
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

Article – Glaciers Losing Their Cool

Glaciers Losing Their Cool

Caroline Aubry-Wake
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