An announcement from USask’s Global Water Futures Observatories

SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited by USask’s Global Water Futures Observatories (GWFO) program and the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) for an announcement regarding the groundbreaking GWFO research facility.

Event details:

Following initial remarks, USask hydrologists will present a special, live demonstration of state-of-the-art technology they use, including “Smart” buoys for water quality monitoring, UAVs (drones) for measuring snow accumulation and vegetation growth, and remote meteorology stations for monitoring weather and climate.

Date: Wednesday April 17
Time: 10:30 am
Venue: University of Saskatchewan, Convocation Hall, the Peter Mackinnon Building.



John Pomeroy, Distinguished Professor, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, UNESCO Chair in Mountain Water Sustainability, Director: Global Water Futures Programme, Global Water Futures Observatories Project, USask Centre for Hydrology, Coldwater Laboratory, Canmore, Alta.

Madison Harasyn, Research Technician – USask Coldwater Laboratory in Canmore, Alta (Centre for Hydrology)

Katy Nugent, Research Technician -  USask Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS)



For more information, contact:
Daniel Hallen
USask Media Relations