Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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

Nandita Basu

LEAP researcher, 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 member of the LEAP team and executive director of the Water Institute, investigates economic impacts of climate change on the Great Lakes.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Joy successfully defends her MASc thesis!

Joy Liu thesis title slide

Joy Liu, a Master's student with the LEAP project, successfully defended her MASc thesis. Her thesis is titled 'Checkered Landscapes: Quantifying Dominant Controls on Nitrogen Legacies and Time Lags along the River Continuum'.

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.

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