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Nipissing University’s Integrative Watershed Research Centre aims to promote and support integrative research on watersheds and related environmental issues in our region of northeastern Ontario and beyond.  The watershed is used here as a boundary object, uniting our members across many disciplines and perspectives to focus development of research ideas, collaborations and partnerships. Members of the centre are actively engaged in research projects Read More …

3 May 2018 – Come see MES/MESc graduate student proposal presentations at NU.

Phosphorous in Callander Bay, petroleum exploration in the Niger delta, the bureaucracy of traplines in Kashechewan, and the role of Indigenous art in making on decolonizing cultural identity, environmental rights, and oral histories. These topics represent just some of the important research being undertaken by graduate students in Nipissing’s Masters of Environmental Studies/Master of Environmental Read More …

MESc and PhD opportunites in Watershed and Isotope Hydrology

MESc Student opportunity in watershed and isotope hydrology There is a MESc opportunity in watershed and isotope hydrology for September 2018 with Nipissing University’s Masters of Environmental Sciences program. Applicants should have a background in the sciences and/or engineering with a specific interest in the physical and biogeochemical connections between terrestrial and aquatic environments. The Read More …

PhD Student opportunity in watershed and isotope hydrology – September 2018

PhD Student opportunity in watershed and isotope hydrology There is a PhD opportunity in watershed and isotope hydrology for September 2018 with Laurentian University’s PhD program in Boreal Ecology. Applicants should have a background in hydrology, earth sciences and/or engineering with a specific interest in hydrological processes. Interest in field and modeling approaches is an Read More …

Nancy England defends MESc thesis in catchment hydrology.

A  big shout-out and congratulations to Nancy England who, on May 29th defended her MESc thesis entitled “Hydrological Characterization of the Sturgeon River watershed in Northeastern Ontario: A Hydrometric and Water Isotope Analysis.” We recently had the chance to assemble old, current and even new lab members at a summer BBQ.  In photo below – Read More …

2017 Ice-off monitoring of Lake Nipissing begins!

Yesterday we deployed the first of two buoys on Lake Nipissing for the 2017 ice-off season. This is the 4th year of high frequency monitoring of weather and water conditions, including conditions within Callander Bay.   And it was the first trip of the season for the Merry Weather II, our 24 ft boat we christened Read More …