Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: University of Waterloo

Nandita Basu Named Director of the Collaborative Water Program

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Nandita Basu, an associate professor at the University of Waterloo, has been named as the director of the university’s Collaborative Water Program. “Nandita Basu studies the role humans...

Water Institute Welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

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The Water Institute announced that Helen Jarvie has joined the University of Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. “The Water Institute...

Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2019

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The following five news stories on topics related to the Great Lakes were among the most read news stories on Water Canada's website in...

New Research Evaluates Flood Patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta

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Natural environmental processes—not upstream energy projects—are the primary cause of changing flood patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta, according to new research. The research also shows...

New Report Provides Measures to Protect Commercial Real Estate Against Floods

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The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has developed a comprehensive report that outlines 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners...

Rising Emissions are Turning Arctic Permafrost into Carbon Source: Study

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Arctic regions have captured and stored carbon for tens of thousands of years, but a new study shows winter emissions from the Arctic may...

New Study Examines State of Local Adaptation Planning in Canada

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Over the past year, researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) worked with the Federation of Canadian...

Home Insurance Buyers Lack Access to Public Flood Data

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Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance, leaving them exposed to significant financial risk. A...

Research Encourages Conservation Authorities to Continue Taking Action on Climate Change

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Research undertaken by Dr. Blair Feltmate validates and encourages the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) and conservation authorities across Ontario to continue focusing...

New Research to Determine if Fish in Northern Ont. Communities is...

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University of Waterloo researchers are working with the Fort Albany First Nation, a subarctic community in northern Ontario, to answer one of the most...

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