Welcome to Wetlands Hydrology Research Laboratory

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Students within the Wetlands Hydrology Research Laboratory come from a variety of backgrounds, with previous students from biology, geography, earth sciences, environmental science, civil engineering, ecology and plant sciences. Recent graduates from these research groups are working within wetlands and non-wetlands hydrology, hydrogeology, biological monitoring and work within both civil service, consultancy and management settings or further graduate study.

Please contact Jonathan S. Price with a detailed description of your background, fields of interests, level of previous study and at what institution and country. Generic inquiries will not receive a reply.

Featured press articles

  1. June 17, 2017Jon gives the 2017 Canadian Geophysical Union Woo lectureJonathan giving a lecture

    Jon gave the final day plenary talk at the 2017 Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual meeting at University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, British Colombia in May with his presentation titled 'Breaking Bad: Wetlands in need of a fix'.

  2. Jan. 1, 2017Tasha brought home best poster at World Wetlands Day, well done!Tasha accepting the best poster award

    Happy World Wetlands Day everyone!

  3. Jan. 1, 2017Peatland piratesA pirate hauling a mammoth tusk.

    An incredibly shot photojournalism essay piece by Amos Chapple being run on Radio Free Europe documenting the Tusk Raiders of Siberia.

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Meet our people

Jonathan S. Price

Jonathan S. Price

Professor

Jonathan leads the Wetlands Hydrology Research Laboratory as the primary investigator for several NSERC and industry funded projects. He teaching courses on hydrology supervises graduate and undergraduate level research into wetlands. Jon's academic interests specializes in the hydrology of peat dominated wetlands, with a focus on peatland restoration and most recently on creating peatlands following oil sands extraction. His research examines how surface water, groundwater, water quality and carbon biogeochemistry respond to disturbances, and if these functions can be recreated. Jon has pioneered work on contaminant transport in peatlands, including solutes and hydrocarbons. He has authored and co-authored over 160 peer-reviewed journal articles on topics including soil-water physics, micrometeorology, water quality, contaminant transport, ecology, soil development as well as basin-scale hydrology of wetlands.

jsprice@uwaterloo.ca