Members of the Centre for Hydrology presented at four events at the COP26 Meeting.
On November 1st, John Pomeroy gave a keynote presentation on ‘The Demise of Global Snow and Ice due to Climate Change and the Implications for Water Sustainability’, a presentation on ‘ Rapid Glacier Decline in the Canadian Rockies’ and chaired and spoke at the ‘Global Water Futures Cold Regions Warming Event’ which were part of the High Level Segment of the World Leaders Summit COP26 Cryosphere Session. Recordings of the talks are on YouTube on the session website here and here.
Art from the GWF Transitions Project was displayed on Nov 1st by John Pomeroy, Trevor Davies and Gennadiy Ivanov.
On November 5th Corinne Schuster-Wallace and John Pomeroy served on a panel discussion on the ‘Canada Water Agency in a Global Context, the Frontier of Water Governance’ that was organised by FLOW and Global Water Futures. this can be found at hour 8:52 here on YouTube.
The events on Nov 1st are portrayed in this video by GWF Artist-in-Residence Gennadiy Ivanov and the GWF Transitions Cold Regions Warming Event at COP was featured by BBC.
Shoal Lake evacuees hope they can return home soon
October 6, 2021
Smoke from wildfires continue to envelop First Nations communities north of Hudson Bay
Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/shoal-lake-red-earth-cree-nation-smoke-wildfire-province-young-flett-head-pomeroy-lang-1.6202009
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
USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences
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
‘A different mindset’: Sask. farmers look to the future after months of drought
The Star Phoenix
August 21, 2021
“When agriculture struggles, everyone struggles.”
Read the article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/farmers-look-to-the-future-after-months-of-drought