Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Ecohydrology Research Group Attends the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)

From May 7th to 10th, Ecohydrology Research Group members attended the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) in Banff, Alberta. The multidisciplinary conference featured public and plenary lectures and oral and poster presentations on hydrology, biogeosciences, geodesy, and solid earth. More information about the conference can be found on the conference website.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

A recent paper presents new insights into the relationship between soil CO2 fluxes and soil moisture

Figure showing relationship between soil CO2 fluxes and soil moisture

 Conceptual representation of the relationship between soil CO2 efflux and soil moisture modified from Moyano et al. (2013).

Monday, May 8, 2023

ERG attends IAGLR 2023

Ecohydrology Research Group members attended the 2023 International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) conference held in Toronto, Ontario, on May 8-12. This year’s conference theme was ‘Adapting to Climate Change’. More information about the conference can be found on the conference website.

ERG members organized the following two sessions at the conference:

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Philippe receives the 2022 Tuzo Wilson Medal at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)

Photo of Philippe Van Cappellen receiving 2022 Tuzo Wilson Award at CGU 2023

Philippe Van Cappellen received the prestigious 2022 J. Tuzo Wilson Medal at this year’s meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union in Banff. The J. Tuzo Wilson Medal is given annually to recognize scientists who make outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge in any research area of the Union (i.e., Solid Earth, Biogeosciences, Geodesy or Hydrology).

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Research on phosphorus cycling in Lake Erie featured at ISEM 2023

The International Society for Ecological Modeling is holding its Global Conference 2023 at the University of Toronto – Scarborough on 2-6 May. Two ERG talks are highlighting the work on phosphorus cycling in the Lake St. Clair – Lake Erie system and the implications for managing re-eutrophication:

"Predicting lake responses to climate change in terms of its thermal structure and bottom water" presented by Serghei Bocaniov, with co-authors Kevin Lamb, Rao Yerubandi, and Philippe Van Cappellen;

Friday, April 28, 2023

ERG presentation at EGU2023 in Vienna

The 2023 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) took place on 23-28 April in Vienna, Austria. It brought together nearly 19,000 researchers in Vienna and online from all across the world for a week of scientific discoveries, discussions and new connections. ERG member Mahyar Shafii gave an oral presentation in session HS2.3.1 on Water quality at the catchment scale: measuring and modeling of nutrients, sediment and eutrophication impacts.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Ecohydrology Group kicks off new collaborative NSERC Alliance Missions Grant project

The Ecohydrology Research Group (ERG) is thrilled to announce the successful funding of $1,348,540 for a new Collaborative research project on “Adaptive management of green stormwater infrastructure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from urban watersheds”. The project is awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada through the Alliance Missions Grant for 3 years (2023-2026). 

Friday, April 14, 2023

ERG attends GAN 2023 Conference

This past weekend, ERG students Danielle Green, Christina Lam, Hang Nguyen, and Asal Jaberansari attended GAN 2023, an environmental sciences and engineering student conference in Gananoque. Hang Nguyen was awarded the Poster Presentation award for her presentation titled “Investigating the controls on microplastic accumulation in stormwater pond sediments”.

Friday, April 14, 2023

Second Ecohydrology Research Group student awarded NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship in 2023

Current Ecohydrology Research Group student Christina Lam has been awarded NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship for her masters research. Christina is in the first year of her masters in the Ecohydrology Research Group and her thesis explores methane oxidation in landfill cover soils under variable moisture and temperature conditions.

Congratulations to Christina on this accomplishment!

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

CBC interviews Philippe on the investments in freshwater protection in the 2023 federal budget

The 2023 federal budget includes $650 million over 10 years to support monitoring, assessment, and restoration activities in the watersheds of the Great Lakes, Lake Winnipeg, Lake of the Woods, St. Lawrence River, Fraser River, Saint John River, Mackenzie River, and Lake Simcoe. Philippe was interviewed by 13 CBC radio stations (see list below) on his views on the importance of this funding initiative.

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