News archive - July 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Graduate Student Opportunity - hillslope/catchment field research

There are graduate research opportunities (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) available for 2-3 excellent, highly motivated, student candidates interested in plot/hillslope/catchment field research on:
1. Erosional processes linking soil mobilization with sediment transport and fate in streams associated with forest harvesting activity including roads/linear disturbances in mountainous landscapes. 
2. Effects of forest harvestingon evaporatranspiration and soil moisture dynamics in mountain forest environments. 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Ric Soulis to Characterize Road Hydrology

Ric Soulis, Water Institute member and Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, was awarded a $140,000-two-year contract by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to develop improved means of determining the hydrologic characteristics of a site. 
Monday, July 7, 2014

NSERC CREATE Awarded to David Blowes and Colleagues

David Blowes, Water Institute member and Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been awarded an NSERC CREATE grant in the amount of $1.65 million. The title of the NSERC CREATE is Training toward Environmentally Responsible Resource Extraction (TERRE).
Friday, July 4, 2014

Video of David Schindler's Public Lecture Now Online

The video taken of the June 18, 2014 Public Lecture by David Schindler is now available from the Water Institute's YouTube channel. The lecture was titled Canada's Freshwater in the 21st Century and is about one hour in duration.
 
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