Scott Jasechko's Water Resources Web Site
Fresh Water Resources Research
We map water availability and quality around the globe. We use isotopes (heavy and light kinds of solutes dissolved in water, or heavy and light types of water itself) to understand how rain and snow transform into lake, stream and underground waters.
November-27-2017: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences publication showing that hydraulic fracturing often occurs nearby domestic groundwater wells across the United States.
September-2017: Environmental Research Letters publication stressing that groundwater wells are drying up in the western United States covered by the Desert Sun and on NPR (KUNC) radio.
September-2017: Congratulations Jessica Ellis who successfully defended her MSc on groundwater discharges to rivers in the oil sands region.
September-2017: Well done Brendan Hart whose research brief describing his BSc Honours research leads the Bow River Basin Council's September Newsletter.
April-2017: Publication on fossil groundwater abundance and vulnerability covered by ArsTechnica, BBC News, eNCA, Environmental News Network, Globe and Mail, Science News, Shanghai Daily, and Yahoo News.
January-2016: Nature Geoscience paper showing recent rain and snow make up substantial share of global river flows covered by CBC News and featured as the cover image of Nature Geoscience.
December-2015: Publication showing resilience of tropical groundwaters to climate change covered by Environmental Research Web, Jamaica Observer, Nature World News, Science Daily, Phys.org, and Xinhua.