UWindsor Joining Largest Freshwater Observational Research Network In Canada

UWindsor Joining Largest Freshwater Observational Research Network In Canada
windsorite.ca
January 4, 2023

The University of Windsor will see more than $1.77 million in funding to support its leadership of the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network (RAEON), a Canada Foundation for Innovation-funded network focused on the Great Lakes.

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Frosty reception to overly optimistic glacier report

Frosty reception to overly optimistic glacier report
Yahoo! News
Nov. 18, 2022

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization recently released a report entitled “World Heritage Glaciers: Sentinels of Climate Change” that stated that “limiting global warming to 1.5 C could save glaciers in two-thirds of World Heritage sites.”

That has some experts balking at the claim.

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Scientists say warming climate puts southern Alberta’s water supply at risk

Scientists say warming climate puts southern Alberta’s water supply at risk
Anne Mayo
Calgary Journal
March 30, 2022

When a heatwave ripped through Western Canada in the summer of 2021, and Alberta’s temperatures soared above 40C, Shawn Marshall was cool in comparison.

As the climatologist studied a glacier in the Rocky Mountains, wind caressed the top of the ice shelf and chilled the air around him. Here, he noticed the glacier was darker in comparison to others he had seen in Canada.

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Eco-artists spread climate change message at fall exhibition

Eco-artists spread climate change message at fall exhibition
Marie Conboy
The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon
Oct. 27, 2022

The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies are hosting the opening of two fall exhibitions, Cold Regions Warming and Contemporary Consciousness, the research and artwork of Global Water Futures, scientists Trevor Davies and John Pomeroy, and artists Gennadiy Ivanoff, Alexandra Ewen, and Joshua Jensen-Nagle, on Friday, Oct. 28th, 2022.

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Climate Models Show a “Surprisingly Resilient” Elbow River

Climate Models Show a “Surprisingly Resilient” Elbow River
Ann Sullivan
ERWP Eyes on the Elbow
September 2022

Despite climate change and its anticipated effects – increased temperatures, decreased snowpack, wildfires, extreme weather events – the Elbow River will likely flow on regardless, albeit in a more “flashy” way. Not flashy as in colourful or flamboyant, of course, but as in unpredictable or slightly out of control.

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Phillip Harder on YXE Underground Podcast

Phillip Harder on YXE Underground Podcast
YXE Underground

Season Five of YXE Underground begins with an episode featuring hydrologist, Phillip Harder. He is doing important work to help our communities and especially farmers on the prairies learn to best manage fresh water resources. Host Eric Anderson speaks with Phillip at one of his research sites southeast of Saskatoon to understand why he is so passionate about water and how he shares his passion with others.

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