News archive - January 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Congratulations to Matthew Elmes and Behrad Gharedaghloo

Both Matt and Behrad successfully defended their PhD comprehensive exams this December. Matt defended his answer to his comprehensive question: Conceptualizing peatland-landscape connectivity in the semi-arid, low-relief, and heterogeneous Western Boreal Plain.

While Behrad defensed his comprehensive answer to the question: Evaluating the validity and practicality of the theoretical concepts governing the behavior of free-phase and dissolved-phase hydrocarbons in shallow groundwater systems consisted of peat.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Congratulations to Catherine Brown and Rubi Simhayov

Congratulations to Catherine and Rubi for their respective successful defenses!

Catherine defended her MSc thesis entitled. The CO2 dynamics and hydrology of an experimental Sphagnum farming site (PDF).

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Tasha brought home best poster at World Wetlands Day, well done!

Tasha accepting the best poster award

Happy World Wetlands Day everyone!

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Fares takes home best poster at Canadian Geophysical Union Hydrology Section (CGU-HS) 2017

Fares took home best poster at the 2017 Canadian Geophysical Union Eastern Section Student Conference in the Biogeosciences section.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Congratulations to Nicole Balliston

Congratulations to Nicole for her successful master's defense, Nicole defended her MSc thesis entitled: Saturated and vadose zone fate and transport of a continuously released tracer in a sub-arctic bog peatland (PDF).

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