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) 966-44056
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Patrick Lloyd-Smith, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

Professor

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

  (306) 966-4412

  Email

Som Niyogi, Ph.D.

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 , Ph.D., P.Eng.

Adjunct Professor,
Research Scientist

Environment Canada and Climate Change,
National Hydrology Reseach Centre
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydrological Modelling & Systems
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing

 

  (306) 975-4394

  Email

Charles Maule, Ph.D., P.Ag.

Emeritus Professor

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

  Email

Lee Barbour, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

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

  (306) 966-5369

  Email

Amin Elshorbagy, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Hydrotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Systems Modelling

  (306) 966-5414

  Email

Garth van der Kamp, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor,
Emeritus Scientist

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

  Email

Warren Helgason , Ph.D., P.Eng.

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, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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

  (306) 966-5477

  Email

Grant Ferguson, Ph.D.

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.

Assistant 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, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

Professor

105 Kirk Hall
231 Arts & Science
  • Drainage Basins
  • Suspended Sediment
  • Pluvial Geomorphology
  • Soil Erosion

  (306) 966-5671

  Email

Barrie Bonsal, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

Professor

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

  (403) 678-0579

  Email

  Web

John Diiwu, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Adjunct Professor
Forest Hydrology Specialist

Forest Management Branch,
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry,
Edmonton, Alberta
  • Forest-Soil-Water Interactions
  • Impacts of natural Disturbance on Watershed Processes
  • Cumulative Watershed Effects of Land Use Activities
  • Climate Change Impacts on Water Supplies

  (780) 422-4567

  Email

Xulin Guo, Ph.D.

Professor

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

  (306) 966-5663

  Email

Lawrence Martz, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Professor

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, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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

  (306) 966-6653

  Email

John Pomeroy, Ph.D. 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) 673-3236

  Email

  Web

Corinne Schuster-Wallace, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

  • 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, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

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

  (306) 966-4064

  Email

Bing Cheng Si, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

Professor

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

  (306) 966-4035

  Email

Jane Elliott, Ph.D.

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, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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 in Subsurface Hydrology

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

  (306) 996-8020

  Email

Yanping Li, Ph.D.

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


Centre for Hydrology

  Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction, 121 Research Dr., Saskatoon S7N IK2
  (306) 966-1427
Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Siqiong Luo, Ph.D.

Professor

Lanzhou, China
  • Land-atmosphere interactions in cold regions
  • Climate change
  • Land surface processes modelling

  (306) 966-1427

  Email


Research Fellows

Name & Position Location Fields of Interest Contact & Web

Thomas S. Axworthy, Ph.D.

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

  (416) 766-9569

  Email

Diogo Costa, PhD.

Research Scientist

Environment and Climate Change Canada,
National Hydrology Research Centre,
11 Innovation Boulevard,
Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Predictive and Sensing
    Technologies for Water Quality
  • Model/algorithm development
  • Snowpack physicochemical processes
  • Experimental-Modelling approaches

  (306) 975-6483

  Email

Michael N. Demuth

Emeritus Scientist

Cryosphere Geoscience Section,
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

Nicholas J. Kinar, PhD

Research Scientist

Assistant Director - Smart Water Systems Lab

National Hydrology Research Centre, Saskatoon S7N 3H5
  • Autonomous sensing systems for environmental monitoring
  • Smart water sensors
  • Forward and inverse model
  • Signal processing

  (306) 966-2092

  Email

Graham McDowell, Ph.D.

Project leader,
Canadian Mountain Assessment,
Canadian Mountain Network

Coldwater Laboratory,
116A-1151 Sidney St.,
Canmore T1W 3G1
  • Human dimensions of climate change
  • Mountain hydrology
  • Knowledge integration and synthesis science

  Email

  Web

D. Scott Munro , Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

Department of Geography,
University of Toronto Mississauga,
3359 Mississauga Road,
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
  • 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

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

Research Physical Scientist

Meteorological Service of Canada,
Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Mountain hydrology
  • Effects of climate and vegetation changes on hydrological processes in cold regions
  • Hydrological predictions

  (514) 421-5015

  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

  (403) 678-7003

  Email

Joseph Shea, Ph. D.

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, Ph.D., P.Eng

Research Scientist

Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction,
121 Research Dr.,
Saskatoon S7N 1K2
  • Snowmelt modelling
  • Fractal analysis
  • Flood/drought modelling
  • Extreme events analysis
  • Prairie hydrometeorology

  (306) 966-5514

  Email

Vincent Vionnet , Ph.D.

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) 409-0034

  Email

Paul H. Whitfield

Senior Research Fellow,
Centre for Hydrology

Emeritus Scientist, 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) 673-3236

  Email