Below is a list of the full directory of hydrological expertise among University of Saskatchewan faculty members and research associates, together with links to their e-mail addresses and web profiles and pages.


Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

  51 Campus Dr, Saskatoon S7N 5A8
  (306) 966-6512
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Patrick Lloyd-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Water economics
  • Ecosystem services
  • Environmental valuation
  • Consumer demand modelling

(306) 966-8706

  Email

  Web

Department of Biology

  112 Science Place, Saskatoon S7N 5E2
  (306) 966-4399, Fax (306) 966-4461
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Jeff Hudson, PhD

Professor

310a Biol
  • Aquatic Ecology:
    • elemental cycling in food webs
    • bioremediation
    • biodiversity and ecosystem function
    • climate change

(306) 966-4412

  Email

Som Niyogi, PhD

Professor

317 Biol
  • Metal bioavailability
  • Toxicity in aquatic environment

(306) 966-4453

  Email


Department of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering

  57 Campus Drive, Saskatoon S7N 5A9
  (306) 966-5336
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Alain Pietroniro , PhD, PEng

Adjunct Professor,
Professor, Chair in Sustainable Water Systems

Schulich School of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Calgary
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydrological Modelling & Systems
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing

  Email

Charles Maulé, PhD, PAg

Professor Emeritus

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Soil Hydrology
  • Agricultural
    Hydrology
  • Water Conservation

  Email

Lee Barbour, PhD

Professor Emeritus

 
  • Geotechnical/Geo-
    Environmental Engineering
  • Mine Waste Reclamation and Decommissioning

(306) 966-5369

  Email

Amin Elshorbagy, PhD

Professor

  • Hydrotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Systems Modelling

(306) 966-5414

  Email

Garth van der Kamp, PhD

Adjunct Professor,
Scientist Emeritus

 
  • Groundwater-surface water interactions
  • Groundwater Flow in Low­ Permeability Formations
  • Groundwater Resource Evaluation

  Email

Warren Helgason, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor

1A13 Engineering
  • Atmospheric boundary layer processes
  • Energy and mass transport in the soil­ plant-atmosphere continuum
  • Irrigation

(306) 966-5315

  Email

Kerry Anne Mazurek, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Soil Erosion and Scour
  • Cohesive Sediment Erosion and
    Transport
  • Ecohydraulics
  • Hydraulic structures

(306) 966-5477

  Email

Grant Ferguson, PhD

Associate Professor
Centennial Enhancement Chair in Groundwater-Food-Energy Nexus

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr., Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Hydrogeology
  • Cold regions hydrology
  • Energy and water resources
  • Climate change

(306) 966-7427

  Email

Bruce Davison, PhD Eng.

Adjunct Professor
Water Resources Engineer

Environment Canada and Climate Change,
National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Hydrological Modelling & Systems
  • River Flow Forecasting
  • Water Resources Engineering

(306) 975-5788

  Email

Simon Papalexiou, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Stochastic hydrology
  • Global hydroclimatic changes
  • Risk of extreme events
  • Uncertainty & climatic variability
  • Big data analysis

(306) 975-8084

  Email


Department of Computer Science

  110 Science Place, Saskatoon S7N 5C9
  (306) 966-4886
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Raymond Spiteri, PhD

Professor

S425 Thorvaldson
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Scientific Computing
  • High Performance Computing
  • Engineering Process Optimization and Design
  • Carbon Sequestration

(306) 966-2909

  Email


Department of Geography and Planning

  117 Science Place, Saskatoon S7N 5C8
  (306) 966-5654
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Dirk de Boer, PhD

Professor

105 Kirk Hall
  • Drainage Basins
  • Suspended Sediment
  • Pluvial Geomorphology
  • Soil Erosion

(306) 966-5671

  Email

Barrie Bonsal, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Research Scientist

Hydrology and Ecology Research Division,
Water Science and Technology Directorate,
Environment Canada and Climate Change,
National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Climate Impacts on Historical & Future Hydrology
  • Occurrence & Causes of Canadian Hydro-Climatic Extremes (Droughts and Excessive Moisture)
  • Climate Change

(306) 975-5754

  Email

Krystopher Chutko, PhD

Assistant Professor

104 Kirk Hall
  • Snow and ice hydrology
  • Snowpack hydrochemistry
  • Meteorology and climate change
  • Limnology
  • Stable water isotopes

(306) 966-4907

  Email

Martyn Clark, PhD

Professor

Coldwater Laboratory,
116A-1151 Sidney St.,
Canmore T1W 3G1
  • Process-based hydrologic modeling
  • Streamflow prediction
  • Water security assessments

(403) 678-0579

  Email

  Web

Diogo Costa, PhD

Adjunct Professor,
Research Scientist

Environment and Climate Change Canada,
National Hydrology Research Centre, Saskatoon

  • Predictive and Sensing
    Technologies for Water Quality
  • Model/algorithm development
  • Snowpack physicochemical processes
  • Experimental-Modelling approaches

(306) 975-6483

  Email

John Dilwu, PhD, P.Eng.

Adjunct Professor
Forest Hydrology Specialist

  • Forest-Soil-Water Interactions
  • Impacts of natural Disturbance on Watershed Processes
  • Cumulative Watershed Effects of Land Use Activities
  • Climate Change Impacts on Water Supplies

Xulin Guo, PhD

Professor

110 Kirk Hall
  • Remote Sensing
  • Climate Change
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Prairie Evaporation

(306) 966-5663

  Email

Lawrence Martz, PhD, PGeo

Professor Emeritus

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Hydrological Modelling
  • Water Resources
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Soil Erosion
  • Fluvial Systems

(306) 966-1427

  Email

  Web

Bob Patrick, PhD

Associate Professor

116 Kirk Hall
  • Source water protection
  • Watershed planning and governance
  • Political ecology
  • Water policy in Canada

(306) 966-6653

  Email

John Pomeroy, PhD FRGS

Distinguished Professor,
Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Hydrological Processes
  • Hydrological Modelling
  • Land-atmosphere interactions
  • Snow ecology
  • Water resources
  • Cold regions hydrology

(306) 966-1426
or
(403) 678-0579

  Email

  Web

Corinne Schuster-Wallace, PhD

Associate Professor

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Coupled systems approaches to water-related human health
  • Waterborne disease and climate change
  • Local water security, especially in Indigenous and remote communities

(306) 966-2103

  Email

 
Chris Spence, PhD

Adjunct Professor,
Research Scientist

Environment Canada and Climate Change,
National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Cold Regions Hydrology
  • Hydrological Processes
  • Hydrological Modelling
  • Boundary Layer Climatology

(306) 975-6907

  Email

Cherie Westbrook, PhD

Associate Professor
Director, NSERC CREATE for Water Security

114 Kirk Hall
  • Eco-hydrology
  • Wetlands and riparian areas
  • Groundwater-surface water interactivities
  • Hydro-biogeochemistry

(306) 966-1818

  Email

  Web


Department of Geological Sciences

  114 Science Place , Saskatoon S7N 5E2
  (306) 966-5683
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Jim Hendry, PhD

Professor Emeritus

  • Geological Science
  • Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry
  • Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Groundwater

  Email


Department of Soil Science

  51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon S7N 5A8
  (306) 966-6829
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Dan Pennock, PhD

Professor Emeritus

5C02.5 Agriculture Building
  • Hydrological controls on greenhouse gas emissions
  • Wetland-soil interactions

(306) 966-4064

  Email

Bing Cheng Si, PhD

Professor

5E10 Agriculture Building
  • Vadose Zone Hydrology
  • The Fate & Transport of Water & Contaminants
  • Spatial Variability in Fields & Geostatistics

(306) 966-6877

  Email

Ken van Rees, PhD

Professor
Agri-Food Innovation Fund (AFIF) Chair in Agroforestry & Afforestation

5C26 Agriculture Building
  • Forest soils
  • Plant root systems
  • Short rotation woody crops
  • Willow biomass energy

(306) 966- 6853

  Email

Steven Siciliano, PhD

Professor

5E26 Agriculture Building
  • Soil Ecotoxicology
  • Investigation of Trace Contaminant Effects in Northern Terrestrial Ecosystems

(306) 966-4035

  Email

Jane Elliott, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Research Scientist

Environment Canada and Climate Change,
National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Soil-Water Interactions
  • Snowmelt runoff
  • Nutrient and Contaminant Transport
  • Agricultural BMPs

(306) 975-5738

  Email

Angela Bedard-Haughn, PhD

Professor
Dean, Agriculture and Bioresources

5D18 Agriculture Building
  • Soil Nitrogen and Carbon Dynamics
  • Wetland Soils
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Land Use and Climate Change

(306) 966-4291

  Email

  Web


School of Environment and Sustainability

  117 Science Place, Saskatoon S7N 5C8
  (306) 966-1985
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Irena Creed, PhD

Professor

  • Ecosystem Science
  • Ecosystem Services and Global Change

(306) 966-8431

  Email

Helen Baulch, PhD

Associate Professor

National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Aquatic biogeochemistry
  • climate change impacts on aquatic ecosystems
  • agricultural management and water quality
  • aquatic ecology

(306) 966-2549

  Email

Andrew Ireson, PhD

Associate Professor 

National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Unsaturated zone processes
  • Groundwater flow and quality modelling
  • Numerical modelling
  • Physically based modelling
  • Land surface exchanges

(306) 966-8020

  Email

Yanping Li, PhD

Associate Professor

National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Regional climate modeling
  • Mesoscale dynamics
  • Boundary layer meteorology
  • Air-sea interaction

(306) 966-2793

  Email

Jeffrey J. McDonnell, PhD, DSc, PH

Professor

National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Runoff processes
  • Isotope hydrology
  • Forest hydrology
  • Hydrological modelling
  • Theory development

(306) 966-8529

  Email

Saman Razavi, PhD

Associate Professor

National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Hydrologic Modeling
  • Systems Analysis
  • Water Resources Management
  • Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis
  • Non-stationarity and Climate Change

(306) 966-2923

  Email

  Web

Howard Wheater, PhD

Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security Laureate

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Hydrology and water resources
  • Climate change
  • Surface and groundwater hydrology
  • Foods
  • Water resources
  • Water quality and waste management

(306) 966-8014

  Email

Markus Brinkmann, PhD

Assistant Professor

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Drive,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2

  • Impacts of Environmental Change on the Bioavailability and Toxicity of Contaminants in Aquatic Systems
  • Toxicokinetic Modelling
  • Exposure and Risk Assessment Modelling
  • Multiple Stressors

(306) 966-1204

  Email

Jay Famiglietti, PhD

Professor
Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing
Director, Global Institute for Water Security

National Hydrology Research Centre, Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Remote sensing and modeling of the global water cycle
  • Climate change and water security

(306) 966-8014

  Email

  Web

Colin Whitfield, PhD

Assistant Professor

National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Catchment hydrochemistry
  • Ecosystem biogeochemistry
  • Climate Change
  • Acidification
  • Mineral Weathering
  • Biogenic greenhouse gas emissions
  • Biogeochemical modelling and Response to stressors

(306) 966-2655

  Email


Research Fellows

Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Thomas S. Axworthy, PhD

Public Policy Chair

Secretary-General InterAction Council

Massey College,
University of Toronto
  • Comparative Public Policy, including global and domestic systems of water management and governance

  Email

Michael N. Demuth, PEng, PGeo

Scientist Emeritus

Adjunct Professor, University of Victoria

Emeritus Scientist, Glaciology and Cold Region Environments, Geological Survey of Canada

  • Significance of glaciers to environmental flows and natural resource sectors
  • Snow-glacier interaction
  • Glacier mass balance methods
  • Snow and ice geophysics including nuclear and electromagnetic methods

  Email

Mohamed Elshamy, PhD

Research Scientist

National Hydrology Research Centre, Saskatoon

  • Large Scale Hydrological & Land Surface Modelling
  • Flood Forecasting
  • Permafrost
  • Climate Change

  Email

Jim Freer, Ph.D.

Professor of Hydrology, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol

  • Hydrological modelling and uncertainty

  Email

D. Scott Munro, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Department of Geography,
University of Toronto 
  • Glacier boundary-layer
  • Turbulent heat transfer to ice and snow
  • Modelling of glacier mass balance
  • Energy balance and surface meltwater runoff
  • Glacier measurements

(905) 627-7782

  Email

Dhiraj Pradhananga, PhD

Associate Professor, Tribhuvan University

President, The Small Earth Nepal (SEN)

President, Center of Research for Environment, Energy and Water (CREEW)

  • Cold region hydrological modelling
  • Capacity building and awareness for usable science of weather, climate, water and environment

+977 - 9841 218296

  Email

Daniel Princz

Environment and Climate Change Canada,
National Hydrology Research Centre,
Saskatoon
  • Coupled systems approaches to Earth Systems Modelling
  • Hydrological Modelling & Systems
  • Engineering Process Optimization and Design
  • Geographic Information Systems

(306) 975-6920

  Email

Kabir Rasouli, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Faculty of Forestry,
University of British Columbia
  • Mountain hydrology
  • Effects of climate and vegetation changes on hydrological processes in cold regions
  • Hydrological predictions

  Email

Robert W. Sandford

Chair, Canadian Partnership Initiative, United Nations Water for Life Decade
Director, Western Watershed Research Collaborative

Coldwater Laboratory,
Kananaskis, Alberta
  • Public education and the translation of scientific research outcomes into effective and timely public policy action

  Email

Joseph Shea, PhD

Assistant Professor, Geography Program

University of Northern British Columbia
  • Remote sensing
  • Snow and ice melt modelling
  • Regional cryospheric change
  • Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) research applications
  • Open source geospatial analysis (GDAL, Python, R, Google Earth Engine)
  • Mountain glaciology
  • Meteorology
  • Hydrology
  • Climate change

  Email

Kevin R. Shook, PhD, PEng

Research Scientist

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
Saskatoon 
  • Snowmelt modelling
  • Fractal analysis
  • Flood/drought modelling
  • Extreme events analysis
  • Prairie hydrometeorology

(306) 966-5514

  Email

Vincent Vionnet, PhD

Research Scientist,
Environmental Numerical Prediction Research

Environment and Climate Change Canada,
Dorval, QC
  • Snowpack modelling
  • Snow­ atmosphere interactions
  • Snow hydrology
  • Mountain hydrology
  • Atmospheric modelling

(514) 412-5298

  Email

Paul H. Whitfield

Senior Research Fellow,
Centre for Hydrology

Scientist Emeritus, Environment Canada

Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University

  • Applications of statistics to the analysis of environmental data
  • Transient events
  • The design and implementation of environmental monitoring programs
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Water chemistry in relation to hydrological processes
  • The relationship between water and climate in Arctic and sub-Arctic environments, particularly in relation to climate and land use change

(403) 678-0579

  Email