Thursday, July 23, 2020

Legacy Effects Session Coming to AGU 2020

Trees along horizon of water body

LEAP researchers Kim Van Meter and Nandita Basu are co-organizing a session at the American Geophysical Union 2020 Fall meeting focusing on impacts of legacies on our environment. The session, titled ‘Legacy Effects of Land Use on Water Quality, Watershed Processes, and Ecosystem Function’, is open for abstract submissions until July 29th.

Monday, June 15, 2020

LEAP at the Global Water Futures Virtual Poster Session

LEAP researchers are presenting virtual posters as part of the Global Water Futures 2020 Annual Science Meeting. 

Friday, May 29, 2020

Environmental Research Letters Special Issue: Legacy Effects

LEAP Researchers Nandita Basu and Kimberly Van Meter are leading a group of guest editors on an upcoming Special Issue of Environmental Research Letters, titled ‘Focus on Legacy Effects of Land use and Management on Water Quality and Ecosystem Function’.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Water Day on the Hill

Water Day on the Hill Delegation

LEAP researchers Nandita Basu and Philippe Van Cappellen were part of a delegation of 24 water scientists to participate in Water Day on the Hill. This event brought together top water scientists from 14 institutions across Canada to discuss key water challenges and solutions with federal officials on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Philippe Van Cappellen to receive Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Philippe Van Cappellen

LEAP Principal Investigator Philippe Van Cappellen has been selected to receive an Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision from the University of Waterloo, nominated by current and former graduate students. The award will be presented at spring convocation ceremonies in June. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Nandita Basu Invited to give Seminar at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Nandita Basu has been invited to give a seminar at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York. The seminar titled ‘Land use legacies, climate change, and the future of our water’, will be held January 30th at 11:00am. Attendance is free.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Tamara defends her MSc thesis!

Tamara presenting her MSc thesis

Tamara Van Staden, LEAP 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!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

CCA Soil and Water Information Day

The Ontario Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) Association held its Soil and Water Information Day in Guelph on November 20. The 655+ CCAs in Ontario provide information and expertise on crop production, crop protection and natural resource management to farmers. The Association regularly offers workshops and professional training to its members.

Wednesday, November 20, 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 LEAP researcher Philippe Van Cappellen, outlines the main knowledge gaps and uncertainties facing the remediation of eutrophication and associated harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Conference Proceeding Investigates Nitrogen in Lower Mondego

Recently, João Vieira and Maria Cunha co-authored a congress publication titled ‘Modified budget of net anthropogenic nitrogen inputs to large watersheds: application in Lower Mondego (Portugal)’ in Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Water Resources and Environment (EWRA 2019).

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