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John Pomeroy, USask Distinguished Professor, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, and Director of the pan-Canadian Global Water Futures program at Global Water Futures Annual General Meeting 2019.

GWF Director awarded lifetime hydrology research award

GWF Director John Pomeroy named the 2021 Walter Langbein Lecturer by the American Geophysical Union.  

Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD), USask Distinguished Professor, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, and Director of the pan-Canadian Global Water Futures program has been named the 2021 Walter Langbein Lecturer by the American Geophysical Union.  

“It is a great honour to be the first Canadian to give the Langbein Lecture and the first person to use the lecture to discuss advances in the hydrology of cold regions,” said Pomeroy. “This reflects well on Canadian hydrology, the advances we have made together in Global Water Futures and the remarkable accomplishments of many professors, researchers and students over the years at the University of Saskatchewan.”  

This award is presented annually by America Geophysical Union’s Hydrology Section. It recognizes the lifetime contributions of a senior scientist to the science of hydrology or unselfish cooperation in hydrologic researchThe lecture will take place during the America Geophysical Union (AGU) December 13th to 17th happening both online and in-person in New Orleans, USA 

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John Pomeroy and climate activist Greta Thunberg meet at USask field research site on the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper, Alberta. (Photo: Mark Ferguson)

More details about the award and other award winners can be found here. https://eos.org/agu-news/2021-agu-section-awardees-and-named-lecturers

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