News archive - December 2020

Monday, December 21, 2020

Ecohydrology group member publishes new paper in Nature Geoscience

Ecohydrology Research Group postdoctoral fellow Eunji Byun published a new article in Nature Geoscience titled "Extensive wetland development in mid-latitude North America during the Bølling–Allerød".

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Philippe presents in the Environmental Hydrogeology Frontier Lecture Series

During Fall 2020, the School of Environmental Studies at the China University of Geosciences in Wuhan organized the Environmental Hydrogeology Frontier Lecture Series as part of the International Forum on Environmental Hydrogeology.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Nady defends his MSc thesis!

Photo of Nady Kao in the field

Ecohydrology group MSc student Nady Kao successfully defended his thesis on December 15, 2020 in a virtual defence. Nady's thesis is titled "Influence of a dammed reservoir on nutrient (N, P, Si) loads and ratios of the Thames River, Ontario". His research was funded by a grant from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to study phosphorus dynamics in the Thames River. Nady was supervised by Drs. Philippe Van Cappellen and Chris Parsons (Environment and Climate Change Canada) and the committee included Drs.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Global Peatland Initiative host series of virtual workshops

From September to November the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute, in collaboration with the United Nations’ Environment Programme 'Global Peatland Initiative' (UNEP GPI), hosted three virtual workshops to bringing together 150 Canadian peatland researchers, government officials, private sector representatives and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Paper co-authored by ERG amongst top cited articles recently published in ES&T

Mehdi Gharasoo of the Ecohydrology Research Group co-authored an article, titled “Deep Learning Neural Network Approach for Predicting the Sorption of Ionizable and Polar Organic Pollutants to a Wide Range of Carbonaceous Materials”, in collaboration with the researchers at the Vienna University, Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science, which was published in Environmental Science and Technology (ES&T). The article has been selected as one of the top cited articles in ES&T by the authors from Europe region from 2018-2020.

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