Predicting River Ice Jams to Improve Flood Forecasting

Dr. Lindenschmidt is collaborating with Manitoba Infrastructure to forecast Ice-Jams along the Red River using his methodology for RIVICE Modelling

USask and Indian institute sign MOU to advance water security, climate science and policy issues

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) and a top Indian research institution—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru—ha...

The world is 'losing its cool' with the loss of snowpacks and glaciers, posing threats to water security

MADRID, SPAIN – At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain (COP25), University of Saskatchewan (USask) scientists are focusing attention on the world’s changi...

USask water expert joins global call to action to protect global groundwater sources

SASKATOON – A group of international scientists and practitioners including University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Jay Famiglietti say we are not doing enough to protect and...

Renowned USask water scientist awarded Royal Society Medal

John Pomeroy, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), has been awarded one of Canada’s top honours for outstanding co...

Health threat from blue-green blooms extends beyond single toxin: USask study

As blue-green algae proliferates around the world, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher cautions that current municipal drinking water monitoring that focuses on a singl...

Jay Famiglietti: Inspiring communities

Whether it is at the White House or the United Nations, in the community or in the classroom, Dr. Jay Famiglietti (PhD) is committed to communicating the science of discovery.

Warmer, wetter climate benefits some birds as wetlands vanish

The grasslands of the Canadian Prairies are a hidden gem for bird watchers, with millions of migratory birds passing through the area each year.

Mountain Summit Issues Call for Action on Climate Change

A High Mountain Summit has issued a Call for Action in the face of rapid melting of the Earth’s frozen peaks and the consequences for food, water and human security, as well as for...

World Meteorological Organization High Mountain Summit

USask Professor John Pomeroy co-chairs the World Meteorological Organization "High Mountain Summit" in Geneva, Switzerland

Climate activist Greta Thunberg and USask scientist John Pomeroy discuss glacier decline

At a stop on Oct. 22 during her ongoing trip across North America, climate activist Greta Thunberg met with University of Saskatchewan (USask) water scientist John Pomeroy at a USa...

A researcher's curiosity

The Green & White asked three top USask researchers to recall that special eureka moment when they knew where their career path was taking them.<br/><br/>

Partnership promotes wetland and waterfowl conservation

A partnership between Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) aims to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in the country.

GIWS Executive Director honoured by Tufts Alumni

Famiglietti receives alumni achievement award from alma mater

USask researcher examines UN climate change education

According to the United Nations, education and training is a crucial part of tackling climate change.

More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon

These days, smoke-filled summer skies and dusky red sunsets are a common occurrence across Canada. Much of that smoke is coming from large northern wildfires.<br/><br/>

Oil and water: university researchers say better monitoring needed to secure vital groundwater supplies

SASKATOON – When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but misses most of the picture, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh from...

CFI awards USask researchers $1.3M for new tools to advance health, environment and the economy

SASKATOON — Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $1.3 million by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for state-of-the-art equipment to supp...

Artist links with scientists to tell climate change story

Exhibit at Norwich Cathedral a communication of science and art from Canada and the UK.

New USask hydrology program opens in 2020

The Department of Geography and Planning has “incredible strength” in water science teaching and research, says Dr. Krystopher Chutko (PhD).

Building the USask brand

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been a world-leading university for years. It’s time to let the world know about it.

Water-sharing experiment suggests people put their own survival first

Imagining how to increase water managers’ empathy for others in a holistic way is critical for our human and planetary future.

Global water crisis requires collaboration and innovation

The global water crisis requires a portfolio approach and extensive collaborations, USask researcher says.

Nature paper explains impact of forest management on water resources

USask study finds depth of soil and porous rock beneath trees are crucial factors