Events - September 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Seeing Things Differently: Rethinking the Relationship Between Data, Models, and Decision-Making

Prof. Ty FerréDepartment of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona

Everyone welcome - refreshments served.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

In addition to his Darcy Lecture on Friday September 30th at 2:00pm, Prof. Ferré is giving a 3-hour modelling course to discuss the interaction of data, models, and decision support with hands on exercises to examine approaches to improve the efficiency of data collection efforts in hydrogeology.

If you are interested in attending this free course, please send an email to Fereidoun Rezanezhad (frezanez@uwaterloo.ca).

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Accessing microbial diversity and heterogeneity in the environment

Prof. Laura Hug, Assistant Professor, Environmental Microbiology, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo

Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.

Monday, September 26, 2016 — 10:30 AM EDT

How do large hot orogens work? Lessons from the middle crust

Dr. Rebecca JamiesonEarth Sciences, Dalhousie University

Everyone welcome! Refreshments served.

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Sir William Logan, the first director of the Geological Survey of Canada

Come join faculty, students and staff in honouring Sir William Logan, the first director of the Geological Survey of Canada. This year's 33rd annual Logan Day events include:

  • BBQ and Games 12:00 - 4:30 p.m. at CIF Playing Field #4
  • Social from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Heuther Hotel
  • Social is a +19 event, ID required
Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Water Storage: Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Communities

Pieter van der Zaag, RBC Visiting Fellow with the Water Institute and Professor at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft and Professor at the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is hosting a farewell reception for Bill Taylor to celebrate his contributions to the Department and University over the last 35 years.

Last year, Taylor served as the interim Department Chair for Earth and Environmental Sciences. He was also named a Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Stabilization of Mercury in River Water and Sediment Using Biochars

Monday, September 12, 2016 — 2:30 PM EDT

Shining Light on Environmental Soil Chemistry

Dr. Derek PeakSoil Science, University of Saskatchewan

Monday, September 12, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Incorporating Advanced Surface and Subsurface Processes in Mesoscale Weather Models

Monday, September 12, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT

The Nitrogen Legacy:  Understanding Time Lags in Catchment Response as a Function of Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Controls

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