Dr. Colin Whitfield is an Assistant Professor in the School of Environment and Sustainability and the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan. Colin’s research spans terrestrial to aquatic systems, including investigations of atmospheric pollution, catchment hydrochemistry, biogeochemistry, and aquatic greenhouse gas dynamics. The focus of his work is understanding how pressures from human activities influence water resources and ecosystems, primarily at the watershed scale, where he works actively with partner organizations to develop solutions to ongoing challenges. Colin holds a BSc in Environmental Science from Simon Fraser University, and MSc and PhD degrees in Watershed Ecosystems from Trent University.

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