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Water restrictions, drought & climate change – SFU experts available
Metro Vancouver moves to Stage 2 water restrictions as of Friday (August 4) in response to severe drought conditions and the ongoing hot and dry summer, which is also contributing to a record-breaking wildfire season across the province and country.
Simon Fraser University experts are available to discuss issues of water security, management, climate change and natural hazards.
AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS
ZAFAR ADEEL, professor of professional practice, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering
Expertise: Water security, climate change adaptation, safe drinking water, water-energy-food nexus, integrated water resources management, water-health nexus, desertification, flooding and the economic impacts.
JOHN CLAGUE, professor emeritus, Earth Sciences, CRC Chair in Natural Hazard Science
Expertise: The link between extreme weather events and climate change, natural disasters
BRENDAN MURPHY, assistant professor, School of Environmental Science
Expertise: Geomorphology, ecological dynamics of river streams, climactic controls on landscape evolution. Leads the Murphy Watershed Science Lab at SFU.
MELISSA SHAW, SFU Communications & Marketing
236.880.3297 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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