On October 24th, 2018, Zobia Jawed gave a guest talk to an Ecology Class at MacMaster University. The talk was titled "Nutrient Changes in the Great Lakes: Addressing Algae Blooms and Biodiversity in an Era of Climate Change". It focused on water as an interdisciplinary issue, looking specifically at waste water treatment plants.
John Dony, a current master's student working on the Lake Futures project, has been awarded the UW Provost Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship started in Fall 2018 and will continue for three semesters.
Haiyan Liu, a Lake Futures postdoctoral fellow, attended the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Gothenburg, Sweden this week. At the conference, Haiyan gave an oral presentation of her paper "Modeling Farmers’ Demand for Catastrophic Drought Risk Insurance under Climate Change Using Choice Experiments" in a parallel session.