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Web of Science - Highly Cited Researcher 2020

Congratulations to Jay Famiglietti for being named to the Web of Science - Highly Cited Researchers two years running! 

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Highly Cited Researchers recognizes the true pioneers in their fields over the last decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™.

Let's Talk About Water Podcast

This week's LTAW episode discusses how winter recreation will change with global warming >> listen here
LTAW is a podcast about the future of our planet's water — and why you should care!

Catch up on LTAW podcast episodes >> LTAW episodes

LTAW is hosted by Jay Famiglietti and produced by The Walrus Lab

People Around the World (PAW) Conference

Feb 2 & 3, 2021

PAW brings together expert research, applied knowledge, and lived experiences to create the path forward for stronger, more resilient societies in the wake of COVID-19, and on the way to meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2030.

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Trainee Research Competition>>

GIWS has 8 complimentary registrations! If you are interested in attending PAW, please contact Palash Sanyal.

GIWS is proud to be a platinum sponsor of
PAW 2021.

To Allocate, or Not to Allocate, That is the Question

Research Data Management - Webinar Recordings Available
Check out Leila Eamen's story map on the usefulness of the Integrated Hydro-Economic Model in allocating water among competing uses efficiently.

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Did you miss any of the Research Data Management Webinar Series? Watch the recorded webinars now! 

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EDI in Water Research

Celebrate diversity, embrace equity and cultivate inclusion

Check out the recent GWF and NSERC Create for Water Security lecture on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Water Research by Dr. Andrea Rowe and Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace.

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Copy of presentation, references & toolkits>>
Dr. Razavi reflects on the idea that while diversity is relatively easy to quantify, equity and inclusion require intention and action. This article was in the December 2020 issue of University Affairs

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Upcoming Webinars, Lectures & Events

Cold Regions Warming - Virtual Gallery Opening

December 17, 2020 

10 am MST | 11 am CST |
12 pm EST

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Advances in Geospatial Intelligence 

Presenter: Martyn Clark

January 7, 2021

10 am MST | 11 am CST |
12 pm EST

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Women+Water Lecture Series

Lecture 1: Water Policy 

Guest: Felicia Marcus, Stanford University 

Host: Graham Strickert, USask

January 14, 2021

11:30 am MST | 12:30 pm CST 
1:30 pm EST

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In the News

Wastewater testing for COVID-19 virus reaches its 'full potential' in N.W.T.
December 10, 2020 - CBC News

Quill Lakes producer uses five-acre rule for wetlands drainage
December 8, 2020 - Regina Leader-Post
Fort McMurray residents still cleaning, considering options after spring flooding
December 5, 2020 - Lethbridge News Now

Resourceful scientist, adventuring entrepreneur, pioneering playwright among latest Sask. CBC Future 40 winner
December 3, 2020 - CBC News 

Imminent surge in new COVID-19 cases in Saskatoon: USask wastewater data
November 19, 2020 - USask Research Profile and Impact

John Pomeroy's love of place fuels world-leading scientific work
November 19, 2020 - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

COVID-19 levels in Saskatoon’s wastewater point to upcoming increase in cases
October 30, 2020 - USask Research Profile and Impact

Recent Publications

Bonsal, B., Z. Liu, E. Wheaton and R.E. Stewart (2020) Historical and projected changes to the stages and other characteristics of severe Canadian Prairie droughtsWater, 12, 3370.

Brinkmann, M., Ouellet, J. D., Zennegg, M., Buchinger, S., Reifferscheid, G., & Hollert, H. (2020). Combined sediment desorption and bioconcentration model to predict levels of dioxin-like chemicals in fish. Science of The Total Environment, 143891.

Costa, D., Shook, K., Spence, C., Elliott, J., Baulch, H., Wilson, H., & Pomeroy, J. (2020). Predicting variable contributing areas, hydrological connectivity, and solute transport pathways for a Canadian Prairie basin. Water Resources Research, 56, e2020WR027984.

El Amiri, N., Abernethy, P., Spence, N., Zakus, D., Kara, T. A., & Schuster-Wallace, C. (2020). Community of practice: an effective mechanism to strengthen capacity in climate change and health. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 1-7.

Irvine, A., Schuster-Wallace, C., Dickson-Anderson, S., & Bharadwaj, L. (2020). Transferrable Principles to Revolutionize Drinking Water Governance in First Nation Communities in CanadaWater, 12(11), 3091.

Langs, L. E., Petrone, R. M., & Pomeroy, J. W. (2020). A δ18O and δ2H stable water isotope analysis of subalpine forest water sources under seasonal and hydrological stress in the Canadian Rocky MountainsHydrological Processes

Latchmore, T., Hynds, P., Brown, R. S., Schuster-Wallace, C., Dickson-Anderson, S., McDermott, K., & Majury, A. (2020). Analysis of a large spatiotemporal groundwater quality dataset, Ontario 2010–2017: Informing human health risk assessment and testing guidance for private drinking water wells. Science of The Total Environment, 738, 140382.

Lavallee, S., Hynds, P. D., Brown, R. S., Schuster-Wallace, C., Dickson-Anderson, S., Di Pelino, S., ... & Majury, A. (2020). Examining influential drivers of private well users' perceptions in Ontario: A cross-sectional population study. Science of The Total Environment, 142952.

Lucier, K. J., Schuster-Wallace, C. J., Skead, D., Skead, K., & Dickson-Anderson, S. E. (2020). “Is there anything good about a water advisory?”: an exploration of the consequences of drinking water advisories in an indigenous community. BMC public health20(1), 1-12.

Meehan, K,. Jepson, W., Harris, L., Wutich., Patrick, RJ., et al. 2020. Exposing the myths of household water insecurity in the global North: a critical review. WIREs Water. Wiley Periodicals.

Minnes, S., Gaspard, V., Loring, P. A., Baulch, H., & Breen, S. P. (2020). Transforming conflict over natural resources: a socio-ecological systems analysis of agricultural drainage. FACETS

Rajulapati, C. R., Papalexiou, S. M., Clark, M. P., Razavi, S., Tang, G., & Pomeroy, J. W. (2020). Assessment of extremes in global precipitation products: How reliable are they?Journal of Hydrometeorology, 21(12), 2855-2873.

Shekh, K., Saeed, H., Kodzhahinchev, V., Brinkman, M., Hecker, M., & Niyogi, S. (2020). Differences in the subcellular distribution of cadmium and copper in the gills and liver of white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)Chemosphere, 129142.

Williams, B. S., Das, A., Johnston, P., Luo, B., & Lindenschmidt, K. E. (2020). Measuring the skill of an operational ice jam flood forecasting system. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 102001.

Williams, B., Das, A., Luo, B., & Lindenschmidt, K. E. (2020). An ice jam flood hazard assessment of a lowland river and its terminus inland delta. Natural Hazards, 1-19.

Upcoming Courses

January - April 2021

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January 11 - 22, 2021

Registration closes soon!

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March 1-5, 2021

Open to students within and beyond the CREATE for Water Security program. 

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Of Interest

Prairie Provinces Chapter (NRCan)

Natural Resource Canada recently released the Prairie Provinces chapter in the Canada in a Changing Climate: Regional Perspectives Report! This report provides an overview of climate change impacts and adaptation in Canada by region. The Prairie Provinces chapter is the first regional chapter from this report to be released, with others planned for release in 2021.

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Funding, Scholarship & Conference Opportunities

2021 CGU Student Conference

The Canadian Geophysical Union Hydrology Section is holding its 19th annual student conference on Feb 10th and 11th, 2021, hosted by the Basu Lab at the University of Waterloo. 

January 10, 2021: Abstracts Due
January 27, 2021: Poster submissions due

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CMOS - Weather Research House NSERC Scholarship Supplement

This scholarship is awarded to a student in atmospheric or ocean sciences who has succeeded in winning an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship or an NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship. The initial award is $5,000 and is renewable for a second year provided the student continues to hold the NSERC postgraduate scholarship. Deadline: April 20, 2021

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Job Opportunities

NEW! Assistant/Associate Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
University of Arizona
Anticipated start date Aug 2021

NEW! Canada Research Chair Positions (up to 10 candidates for Tier 1 and Tier 2 positions)
Western University
Application reviews begin January 24, 2021

NEW! Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Salt Lake Community College
Priority reviews begin January 21, 2021

Associate/Full Professor of Environmental Data Science 
University of Virginia
Review of applications begins November 1, 2020

Hydrologist/GoldSim Modeller
Robertson GeoConsultants Inc.
Vancouver, BC

Research Scientist Positions - Water Modelling Team
Global Water Futures
University of Saskatchewan
Application deadline: open until filled

Professor of Empire Innovation in High Resolution Atmospheric Modeling 
University of Albany, State University of New York,
Atmospheric Sciences Research Centre (ASRC)

Application deadline: open until filled


Student/PDF Opportunities

NEW! Post-doctoral positions in Hydrology, Agriculture and Land Observation (HALO)
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)
Full or part-time work opportunities
Ongoing recruitment

M.A., M.Sc., or Ph.D.: Towards Saskatchewan Well Water Security: Knowledge and Tools for Human and Livestock Health
University of Saskatchewan (2 positions), McMaster University (1 position)

Biogeochemistry of Bloom-Affected Lakes (1 PDF & 3 PhD or MSc)
University of Saskatchewan, Wilfrid Laurier or University of Waterloo

Integrated surface water and groundwater modelling under changing climate and land management factors
University of Alberta
Application deadline: open until filled

Postdoctoral scholars in Planetary Water Prediction (6 positions)
Global Water Futures

PhD in Computational Hydrology (3 positions)

Global Water Futures

MES in Interdisciplinary Nutrient Monitoring and Management (2 positions)
University of Saskatchewan
Application deadline: open until filled

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