Lake Futures researchers Jess Ives and Serghei Bocaniov presented their work at the 62nd annual International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) Conference. This conference was held in Brockport NY, USA and hosted by The College at Brockport, State University of New York. This year, more than 650 scientists and researches from academia, government agencies and non-governmental organizations gathered together to improve our current understanding of complex environmental problems affecting the world’s largest lakes, such as cultural eutrophication, invasive species, new emerging contaminants, and climate change.
Lake Futures Lead Nandita Basu discussed legacy phosphorus dynamics and impacts to water quality in her talk, ‘Beyond the Mass Balance: A Process Based Approach to Modelling Legacy Phosphorus Dynamics’.
Melani Ivy Samson, Lake Futures HQP, successfully completed her Master of Applied Science Seminar. She presented her work titled, ‘The Urban Metabolism of the Greater Toronto Area: A Study of Nitrogen and Phosphorus across an Urban, Suburban, and Rural Continuum’. Congratulations Melani!
Lake Futures Researcher Zobia Jawed has recently been appointed by the Hamilton City Council to serve as a Board of Director for Conservation Halton. She will serve on the board from 2019 to 2022. Visit the McMaster Faculty of Engineering site for the full announcement.