News archive - 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020

Lake Futures Team Hosts "Data Needs in the Great Lakes" Workshop

Lake Futures, in collaboration with The Gordon Foundation, the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute organized a 2-day workshop (December 2020) on “Data Needs in the Great Lakes” that was attended by 39 participants, including academics and various stakeholders around the GLB. The purpose of this workshop was to define what is needed to improve access to water quality data in the Great Lakes region.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Nandita Basu receives AGU's Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring Award

Nandita Basu

Lake Futures Principal Investigator, Nandita Basu, was awarded the Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring, presented by the American Geophysical Union – Biogeosciences section.

The Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring is presented annually to a mid-career female scientist in recognition of significant contributions as a role model and mentor for the next generation of biogeoscientsts. Nandita is recognized for her creative research skills, as well as excellence in science education and mentoring.

Monday, September 28, 2020

New model evaluates consequences of climate change on the Great Lakes economy

Great Lakes Satelitte Image

New research from Roy Brouwer, a Co-Investigator on the Lake Futures team and executive director of the Water Institute, investigates economic impacts of climate change on the Great Lakes.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

John Dony defends his MASc thesis!

John Dony defends his MASc thesis

Lake Futures Master’s student, John Dony, successfully defended his MASc thesis in Civil Engineering (Water). John completed his thesis ‘A Random Forest in the Great Lakes: Exploring Nutrient Water Quality in the Laurentian Great Lakes Watersheds’ under the supervision of Lake Futures PI Nandita Basu, with committee members Kim Van Meter and Philippe Van Cappellen.

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