At a stop on Oct. 22 during her ongoing trip across North America, climate activist Greta Thunberg met with University of Saskatchewan (USask) water scientist John Pomeroy at a USask field research site on the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper, Alberta.
Congratulations to Abbas Fayad on winning the Canadian Young Hydrological Society “Choice Award” for his tweets:
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.
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.
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
The Global Institute for Water Security, Centre for Hydrology and Global Water Futures are hiring a Digital Service Coordinator located in Saskatoon, SK.
Reporting to the GIWS/GWF Communications Specialist, the Digital Services Coordinator will be part of the GIWS/GWF Communication and Outreach team, and will ensure high quality in digital communications initiatives, including web, mobile, social media, and other digital platforms. In particular, the Co-ordinator is responsible for web renewal projects and the ongoing development, maintenance, posting, and support for the following websites:
- Global Institute for Water Security (www.usask.ca/water)
- Global Water Futures (www.gwf.usask.ca / www.globalwaterfutures.ca )
- Centre for Hydrology (http://www.usask.ca/hydrology )
With the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines and continuous change, the Co-ordinator will work closely with the GIWS/GWF core leaders, project managers of 12 GWF user question-led projects, GIWS/GWF Young Professionals, GWF core teams, and the Centre for Hydrology’s Executive Research Assistant. The Co-ordinator will help ensure that digital content is aligned with GIWS/GWF goals, as well as with university standards and guidelines.