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Tag: hydrology

Drought Levels 3 & 4 in B.C. Watersheds, Despite Spring Floods

The Government of British Columbia has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the Coldwater River watershed and a Level 3 drought rating for...

Western Water Resources in a Changing Climate

The Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) recently released two documents on the changing environment in Canada’s west, focused on the impacts to water resources. Future...

Feds, Que. Invest $57.5M in St. Lawrence River Conservation

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment of $57.5 million into efforts to safeguard the St. Lawrence River. Together, the governments will...

Urbanization Effect on Hydrology

Changing atmospheric temperatures are forcing changes in the water cycle—higher evaporation rates, more frequent and intense rainstorms, and less precipitation as snow. Together these...

Canada to Participate in International Water Research

The National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has announced that it will support water research internationally with collaborations through the Water Joint...

Alberta Researchers Model Water Supply & Water Scarcity

Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed an agro-hydrological model to study water supply in Alberta’s 2,255 sub-basins and to better understand water...

Canada to Assist Surface Water and Ocean Topography Mission

The Canadian Space Agency awarded a $3.8M contract to Communications & Power Industries Canada (CPI) to build components for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography...

Loss of Prairie Ecosystem A Threat to Watersheds, Source Water

Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Dan Kraus has brought attention to the fact that the threat to Canada’s prairie grassland ecosystem should be of...

Oldest Water Illuminates Ancient Earth Hydrology

Scientists, led by the University of Toronto’s Barbara Sherwood Lollar, have discovered the world’s oldest water. The two-billion-year-old water is found at Kidd Creek Mine...

Computer Model Makes Great Lakes Climate 3-D

A computer model developed by researchers in the U.S. allows scientists to better capture the physical characteristics of the Great Lakes by fully resolving...

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