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).

Thursday, October 17, 2019

A Race Against Time will be at AGU 2019

San Francisco

A special session on legacy effects of nutrients will be held at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco in December 2019. ‘A Race Against Time: Legacy Effects of Land Use on Water Quality, Watershed Processes and Ecosystem Function’ will showcase research examining how human activity has shaped patterns in sediments, nutrients, and contaminants in the landscape over time. This session focuses on how the effects of agriculture, resource extraction, and urbanization influence water quality, watershed processes and ecosystem function over decades to centuries.

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