Projects

Vulnerability of Small-Island Freshwater Resources to Climate Change

By February 3, 2021No Comments

Principal investigator

 Dr. Barret Kurylyk, Dalhousie University 

Call

Cycle II, Early Career Faculty 

Using field sites in  Lennox Island, PEI and Sable Island, Nova Scotia, this project studies the potential for sea-level rise and episodic storm surges that cause saltwater to migrate into coastal aquifers and the potentially devastating impacts to human populations and ecosystems relying on fresh groundwater.