GWF2021 DAY 3 POSTERS

19-MAY

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Impact of Winter Soil Processes on Nutrient Leaching in Cold Region Agroecosystems

Poster Number: 103

Authors:

Konrad  Krogstad (University of Waterloo), Grant Jensen, Mehdi Gharasoo, Laura Hug, Philippe Van Cappellen, Fereidoun Rezanezhad

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Biogeochemistry, Carbon fluxes, Soil temperature, , 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Near-0°C conditions during the Saint John River Experiment on Cold Season Storms (SaJESS)

Poster Number: 104

Authors:

Julie Poingt (University of Quebec at Montreal), Julie M. Theriault (University of Quebec at Montreal), Nicolas R. Leroux (UQAM), Hadleigh Thompson (UQAM)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting,(Big) data science and management,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

snow, rain, precipitation, storm track, near-0°C conditions

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Evaluation of high-resolution Global Environmental Multiscale (GEM) model simulations using observations and reanalysis

Poster Number: 105

Authors:

Manoj K. Nambiar (University of Quebec at Montreal), Melissa  Cholette (Environment and Climate Change Canada), Julie M.  Theriault (University of Quebec at Montreal), Alejandro  Di Luca (University of Quebec at Montreal), Katja Winger (University of Quebec at Montreal), Nicolas Leroux (University of Quebec at Montreal), Hadleigh Thompson( University of Quebec at Montreal)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting,(Big) data science and management

Keywords: 

Global Environmental Multiscale (GEM) model, Precipitation, Meteorological forcing data, Satellite-based precipitation, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Hydrologic-land surface modelling of the Canadian sporadic-discontinuous permafrost: initialization and uncertainty quantification

Poster Number: 106

Authors:

Mohamed Abdelhamed (University of Saskatchewan), Howard  Wheater (University of Saskatchewan), Saman Razavi (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Permafrost, Initialization, Land Surface Models, Model state-variables, Uncertainty

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Assessing the importance of bi-directional melt of Seasonal Ground Ice in a Boreal Peatland

Poster Number: 107

Authors:

Brandon Van Huizen (University of Waterloo), Owen Sutton (University of Waterloo), Richard Petrone (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

peatlands, boreal, seasonal ground ice, climate change, freeze/thaw cycle

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Hydrologic model parameter sensitivity across a large-domain

Poster Number: 108

Authors:

Samah Larabi (Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium), Markus Schnorbus (Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium), Juliane Mai (University of Waterloo), Bryan Tolson (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

hydrologic models, parameterization, sensitivity, large-domain, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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ANALYSIS OF WATER EXCHANGES AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS IN A DECIDUOUS FOREST IN GREAT LAKES REGION

Poster Number: 109

Authors:

Elizabeth Arango Ruda (McMaster University), M. Altaf Arain (McMaster University)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Evapotranspiration, Eddy covariance, Water Budget, Water Use Efficiency, Drought

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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The Catastrophic October 2019 Snow Storm Over Southern Manitoba and Its Impacts

Poster Number: 110

Authors:

John Hanesiak (University of Manitoba), Ronald Stewart (Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada), Dylan Painchaud-Niemi (Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada), Shawn Milrad (Meteorology Program, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.A.), George Liu (Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada), Michael Vieira (Manitoba Hydro, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada), Julie Theriault (Departement des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphere, Universite du Quebec a  Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Melissa Cholette (Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, Quebec, Canada), Kyle Ziolkowski (Prairie and Arctic Storm Prediction Centre, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Autumn storm, Wet snow, Strong winds, Hydro impacts 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Runoff and Climate Change at the Field-Scale: Comparing Projections and Observations Across Regions

Poster Number: 111

Authors:

Will Pluer (University of Waterloo), Merrin Macrae (U Waterloo), Jane Elliott (U Saskatchewan), Henry Wilson (Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada), John Pomeroy (U Saskatchewan) Kokulan Vivekananthan (U Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Turning research into policy and management solutions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting,(Big) data science and management

Keywords: 

Runoff, Hydrology, Precipitation

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Variations in water storage capacity of a mountain peatland with complex stratigraphy.

Poster Number: 112

Authors:

Selena Schut (University of Saskatchewan), Cherie Westbrook (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Peatlands, Rocky Mountains, Groundwater, Specific yield

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Reliability of gridded temeprature data for Canada

Poster Number: 113

Authors:

Chandra Rupa Rajulapati (University of Saskatchewan), Simon Michael Papalexiou (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,(Big) data science and management,Social, economic and health determinants and impacts

Keywords: 

gridded temperature, uncertainty, climate indices, tail index, climate change

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Constraining the uncertainty of CLASS using soil moisture data

Poster Number: 114

Authors:

Andrew Ireson (University of Saskatchewan), Seth Amankwah (USASK), Sujan Basnet (USASK), Talia Bobenic (USASK), Morgan Braaten (USASK), Rosa Brannen (USASK), Haley Brauner (USASK) Mennatullah Elrashidy (USASK) Ines Sanchez-Rodriguez (USASK) Alan Barr (USASK)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Current generation modelling, MESH/CLASS, Uncertainty, Evapotranspiration, Soil moisture

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Why the Definition of the Non-Growing Season (NGS) Matters

Poster Number: 115

Authors:

Arash Rafat (University of Waterloo), Eunji Byun (University of Waterloo), Fereidoun Rezanezhad (University of Waterloo), Philippe  Van Cappellen (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Peatlands , Non-growing season, Climate Change 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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The Wolf Creek Research Basin, Yukon Territory: 26 years of hydrometric response and change

Poster Number: 116

Authors:

Fiona Chapman (McMaster University), Sean Carey  (McMaster University)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,(Big) data science and management

Keywords: 

Catchment, Long-term , Change, Pathways, Permafrost 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Machine Learning Models of Landcover Evolution in the Discontinuous Permafrost Regions of the Northwest Territories

Poster Number: 117

Authors:

Shaghayegh Akbarpour Safsari (University of Waterloo), James  Craig (University of waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

LandcoverModel, MachineLearning, Evolution, Arctic, Permafrost

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Evaluation of soil layer discretization in HYPE to analyze the impact of climate change on frozen soil of cold regions. 

Poster Number: 118

Authors:

Ajay Bajracharya (University of Manitoba), Tricia  Stadnyk (University of Calgary), Mohamed Ahmed (University of Calgary), Masoud Asadzadeh (University of Manitoba)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Frozen soil, cold regions, climate change, Hydrological Model 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Using stable water isotopes to assess source water dynamics and spatio-temporal variability of wetlands in the eastern Canadian Rockies

Poster Number: 119

Authors:

Julia Hathaway (University of Waterloo), Richard Petrone (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Hydrology, Wetlands, Isotope, Mountain

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Water Isoscapes of Central Asia

Poster Number: 122

Authors:

CARAWAN Consortium (The University of Reading, UK) 

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

stable isotopes, cryosphere, glaciers, Central Asia

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Estimating Selenium and Arsenic Risk to Aquatic Macroinvertebrates Downstream of a Saskatchewan Uranium mine using Autonomous Sensors

Poster Number: 123

Authors:

Beatriz Esther Cupe Flores (University of Saskatchewan), Maira Mendes (University of Saskatchewan), Karsten Liber (University of Saskatchewan) 

Meeting Theme: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Sensor technology, Hazard quotients, selenium, arsenic, water quality

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Impacts of Wildfire on Methane Dynamics in Peatlands

Poster Number: 124

Authors:

Abigail Shingler (University of Waterloo), Maria Strack (University of Waterloo), Scott Davidson (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Peatlands, Methane, Wildfires, Soil incubation

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Development and validation of an enantiospecific analytical method for pharmaceuticals in municipal wastewater-impacted systems. 

Poster Number: 125

Authors:

Sondus Jamal (University of Waterloo), Leslie Bragg (University of Waterloo), Mark  Servos (University of Waterloo), Wayne Parker (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Innovations in water science and technology 

 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

wastewater, impact, analytical method, river water, chiral PPCP

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Estimating the economic value of improving the ecological condition of the Saskatchewan River Delta ecosystem

Poster Number: 126

Authors:

Elisabeta Lika (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Themes: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Turning research into policy and management solutions

 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Social, economic and health determinants and impacts,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

Saskatchewan River Delta, ecosystem services, restoration, ecological condition, human intervention

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Where land meets lake: the role of shallow basins and the littoral zone in Lake Erie phosphorus cycling

Poster Number: 127

Authors:

Zahra Akbarzadeh (University of Waterloo), Serghei Bocaniov (University of Waterloo), Helen Powley (Plymouth Marine Laboratory), Igor Markelov (University of Waterloo), Philippe Van Cappellen (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Turning research into policy and management solutions

 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

Littoral zone, Lake Erie, Phosphorus, Eutrophication, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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IMPLICATIONS OF ESTIMATION METHODS, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOGENIC INFLUENCES OVER CROP GROWTH ON DISCREPENCIES BETWEEN DIFFERENT WATER USE EFFICIENCY CALCULATIONS 

Poster Number: 128

Authors:

Richard Petrone, Kevin De Haan (University of Waterloo), Myroslava  Khomik (University of Waterloo), Adam Green (University of Waterloo), Warren Helgason (University of Saskatchewan), Mazda Kompanizare (University of Saskatchewan), Merrin Macrae (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Turning research into policy and management solutions

 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Ecosystem Water Use Efficiency, Harvest Water Use Efficiency, Fluxpart (flux variance similarity partitioning), Eddy Covariance, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Nitrogen deposition on the soil-water-vegetation continuum of a reclaimed fen in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta

Poster Number: 129

Authors:

Rebecca Cameron (University of Waterloo), Rich Petrone (University of Waterloo), Merrin Macrae (University of Waterloo), Felix Nwaishi (Mount Royal University)

Meeting Theme: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

(Big) data science and management

Keywords: 

Nitrogen deposition, Fen reclamation, Nitrogen dynamics, Nitrogen availability, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Analyzing spatial variability of evapotranspiration using closed chambers and UAV imagery in a subalpine wetland on Fortress Mountain, Alberta

Poster Number: 130

Authors:

Sheryl Chau (University of Waterloo), Richard Petrone (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

evapotranspiration, uav, closed chamber

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Highly Sensitive chitosan based SERS sensor and its application for detection of Methylene Blue

Poster Number: 131

Authors:

Bahareh Vafakish (University of Saskatchewan), Lee D. Wilson (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Social, economic and health determinants and impacts

Keywords: 

Wastewater impurities, Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), Methylene blue, Characterization, Chitosan

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Operational Streamflow Forecasting at Saint John River, New Brunswick, Canada

Poster Number: 132

Authors:

Sujata Budhathoki (University of Saskatchewan), Prabin Rokaya (Global Institute for Water Security), Apurba Das (Global Institute for Water Security), Karl-Erich  Lindenschmidt (Global Institute for Water Security)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Turning research into policy and management solutions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Flood, Streamflow forecast , Saint John River Basin

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Detection of invasive salmonids in remote Chilean rivers using environmental DNA methods 

Poster Number: 134

Authors:

Erika Burton (University of Waterloo), Patricija Marjan (University of Waterloo), Gustavo Chiang (Universidad Andres Bello), Paulina Bahamonde (Universidad de Playa Ancha), John Giesy (University of Saskatchewan), Paul MCraig (University of Waterloo), Andrew Doxey (University of Waterloo), Mark R Servos (University of Waterloo), Barbara A Katzenback (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

eDNA, fish, methods, remote, invasive species

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Significance of Groundwater Dynamics within Hydrologic Models

Poster Number: 135

Authors:

Xin Tong (University of Waterloo), Walter Illman (University of Waterloo), Young-Jin  Park (University of Waterloo), David  Rudolph (University of Waterloo), Steven Berg (Aquanty Inc.)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Hydrologic Models

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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A microwave enabled microfluidic platform incorporated with nanomaterials for real-time lead detection in water 

Poster Number: 136

Authors:

Weijia Cui (University of Waterloo), Zhe Ren (Dalian Marine University), Zahra Abbasi (University of Waterloo), Yongxin Song (Dalian Marine University), Carolyn Ren (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Lead detection, Microwave sensing, Microfluidics, Gold-Nanoparticles

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Evaluation of BCCAQv2 for downscaling precipitation extremes using large ensemble regional climate simulations and a high-resolution convection-permitting model

Poster Number: 137

Authors:

Mohamed Ali Ben Alaya (University of Victoria), Francis W. Zweirs (University of Victoria), Xuebin Zhang (Environment and Climate change Canada)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Probable Maximum Precipitation, Climate Change, Precipitable Water , Precipitation Efficiency, Regional Climate Models

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Shear mediates downward heat fluxes in unstably stratified environments

Poster Number: 138

Authors:

Andrew Grace (University of Waterloo), Marek Stastna (University of Waterloo), Kevin Lamb (University of Waterloo)Andrea  Scott (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Convection, Shear flows, Fluid Physics

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Assessment of Remote-sensed Chlorophyll-a dataset from ESA Lakes Climate Change Initiative Project 

Poster Number: 140

Authors:

Ishit Ranjan (University of Waterloo), Homa  Kheyrollah Pour (Wilfrid Laurier University), Bhaleka Persaud (University of Waterloo), Hannah Adams (University of Waterloo), Jane Ye (University of Waterloo), Steph Slowinski (University of Waterloo), Philippe Van Cappellen (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

HANTS, Validation

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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An Assessment of the Precipitation Gauge Network in the Canadian Rockies

Poster Number: 143

Authors:

Andre Bertoncini (University of Saskatchewan), John W. Pomeroy (Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan, Canmore)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,(Big) data science and management

Keywords: 

Precipitation Gauge Network, Precipitation Gauge Density, Mountain Precipitation, Canadian Rockies

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Practical guidance on split sample decision-making in hydrological model calibration and validation based on a large sample study of 463 CAMELS catchments 

Poster Number: 144

Authors:

Hongren Shen (University of Waterloo), Bryan Tolson (University of Waterloo), Juliane  Mai (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

Hydrological model, Split sample test, large-sample study , Model robustness, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Water and water-based beverage perception and consumption in Canadian sub-arctic Indigenous communities and the importance for public health

Poster Number: 145

Authors:

Mylene Ratelle (University of Waterloo), Andrew Spring (Wilfrid Laurier University), Brian Laird (University of Waterloo), Alexa Scully (Lakehead University and Indigenous Leadership Initiative), Kelly Skinner (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Knowledge co-creation with Indigenous communities

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Social, economic and health determinants and impacts,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

Public health, Drinking water, Indigenous, Risk perception, Water security

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Integrated assessment of sediment quality in reservoirs and lakes of the Saskatchewan River Basin

Poster Number: 146

Authors:

Stephanie Petersen (University of Saskatchewan), Tim Jardine (University of Saskatchewan), Lorne Doig (University of Saskatchewan), Graham Strickert (University of Saskatchewan), Markus Brinkmann (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Theme: 

Knowledge co-creation with Indigenous communities

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Sediment, Remediation, Aquatic Toxicology, In vitro, Delta

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Polychlorinated Biphenyl Levels in the Sahtu and Dehcho Regions of the Northwest Territories

Poster Number: 147

Authors:

Victoria Gevaert (University of Waterloo), Mylene Ratelle (University of Waterloo), Kelly Skinner (University of Waterloo)Brain D. Laird (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Knowledge co-creation with Indigenous communities

Turning research into policy and management solutions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting,Social, economic and health determinants and impacts

Keywords: 

Northwest Territories, Polychlorinated Biphenyls , Biomonitoring

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Community-based cumulative effects monitoring through decolonization

Poster Number: 148

Authors:

Elaine Ho (University of Waterloo), Mark Servos (University of Waterloo), Simon Courtenay (University of Waterloo), Andrew Trant (University of Waterloo), Dan McCarthy (University of Waterloo), Chris McLeod (Waterlution), Richelle Miller (Six Nations of the Grand River)

Meeting Themes: 

Knowledge co-creation with Indigenous communities

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

Community-based monitoring, Water quality, Co-creation, Cumulative effects, Art

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Six Nations Water and Health: Co-creation of Assessment Tools Through Iewirokwas (bringing forth life from water)

Poster Number: 149

Authors:

Sarah  Duignan (McMaster University), Afroza Sultana (McMaster University), Katherine Kim (McMaster University), Kathryn  Chen (McMaster University), Lori Davis Hill (Six Nations Health Services), Julie Wilson (Six Nations Birthing Centre), Sarah Curley Smith (Six Nations Health Services), Dawn Martin-Hill (McMaster University), Christine Wekerle (McMaster University), Tina Moffat (McMaster University)

Meeting Theme: 

Knowledge co-creation with Indigenous communities

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Social, economic and health determinants and impacts,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

Co-Creation, Health, Water, Indigenous knowledge methodologies, 

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Unusually wet conditions persist across the Peace-Athabasca Delta in 2020 

Poster Number: 150

Authors:

Laura Neary (University of Waterloo), Arisha Imran (University of Waterloo), Casey Remmer (University of Waterloo), Brent Wolfe (Wilfrid Laurier University) Roland Hall (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Turning research into policy and management solutions

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

flooding, collaboration, monitoring, hydrology, lakes

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Quantifying the role of reservoirs in altering phosphorus dynamics at the watershed-scale using a combination of data analysis and process modelling

Poster Number: 151

Authors:

Tori Grootjen (University of Waterloo), Nandita Basu (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Themes: 

Turning research into policy and management solutions

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

phosphorus, reservoir, algal blooms, P cycling

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Assessing Hormones and Growth Promoters in Watershed Soils and Surface Runoff Water from Fields Under Different Manure Application Methods

Poster Number: 152

Authors:

Jocelyn Thresher (University of Saskatchewan), Jonathan K. Challis (Toxicology Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada), Jenna Cantin (Toxicology Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada), Natacha S. Hogan (Toxicology Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada), Markus Brinkmann (Toxicology Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; School of the Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada)

Meeting Theme: 

Turning research into policy and management solutions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Manure Management, Hormones, Growth Promoters, Watershed Soil, Surface Runoff Water

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Re:mote Open-source Software and Low-cost Hardware Infrastructure for Water Quality and Tracking 

Poster Number: 153

Authors:

Emil Sekerinski (McMaster University), Dhrumil Pandya (McMaster University), Varshan Srivasanthakumar (McMaster University)

Meeting Themes: 

Knowledge co-creation with Indigenous communities

Innovations in water science and technology 

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

(Big) data science and management

Keywords: 

water quality sensing, time series database, progressive web app, long-range low-power network, mesh network

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Evident cooling effects of surface wetlands to mitigate climate change - a study of North America Prairie Pothole Region

Poster Number: 154

Authors:

Zhe Zhang (University of Saskatchewan), Fei Chen (National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA), Michael Barlage (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA), Lauren Bortolotti (Ducks Unlimited Canada), Zhenhua Li (University of Saskatchewan), Xiao Ma (University of Saskatchewan), Yanping Li (University of Saskatchewan)

Meeting Theme: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools,Predictive modelling and forecasting,Stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization

Keywords: 

Wetland, Prairie Pothole Region, water cycle, land surface model, convection-permitting model

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Impact of different forest thinning regimes on the growth and productivity of a managed forest

Poster Number: 155

Authors:

Nur Hussain (McMaster University), M. Altaf  Arain (McMaster University)

Meeting Theme: 

From anthropogenic pressures to ecosystem services

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Transferable knowledge and tools

Keywords: 

Remote sensing, Surface albedo, Vegetation indices, Forest thinning, Forest management

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT

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Microbial Community Compositional Stability in Agricultural Soils During Freeze-Thaw and Fertilizer Stress

Poster Number: 55

Authors:

Grant Jensen (University of Waterloo), Konrad Krogstad (University of Waterloo), Fereidoun Rezanezhad (University of Waterloo), Laura Hug (University of Waterloo)

Meeting Theme: 

Climate-driven changes of water environments in cold regions

Turning research into policy and management solutions

Cross-cutting challenges and opportunities: 

Predictive modelling and forecasting

Keywords: 

freeze thaw, fertilizer, soil microbiology, winter transition, biogeochemical cycling

The presenter will be available 19-May from 12:30 - 1:30 EDT