News archive - November 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Tamara defends her MSc thesis!

Tamara presenting her MSc thesis

Tamara Van Staden, Lake Futures student, successfully defended her MSc thesis today titled "Phosphorus Legacies and Water Quality Risks: A Vulnerability-Based Framework in Southern Ontario". Tamara completed her MSc research under the supervision of Philippe Van Cappellen and her advisory committee, Nandita Basu and Chris Parsons.

Congratulations, Tamara!

Monday, November 25, 2019

Nandita Basu honoured as a Member of the Royal Society of Canada

Lake Futures lead Nandita Basu was recently welcomed as a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Nandita was honoured at the Royal Society of Canada Gala held in Ottawa.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Knowledge gaps and research priorities for managing Lake Erie’s algal blooms

Algal bloom in Lake Erie

A perspective paper published in the journal Freshwater Science, co-authored by Lake Futures researchers Philippe Van CappellenChris Wellen and Mohamed Mohamed, outlines the main knowledge gaps and uncertainties facing the remediation of eutrophication and associated harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Managing reservoirs to protect water quality

Algal Bloom

New Lake Futures research highlights the role of reservoirs in managing water quality. This work shows seasonal patterns in dissolved phosphorus are influenced by nearby dams and reservoirs.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Mark Servos Recognized for Contributions to Environmental Education

Mark Servos was awarded the Stephen J. Klaine Environmental Education Award at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) at the SETAC North America 40th Annual Meeting. This prestigious award recognizes significant contributions to environmental education.

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