Contact Garth van der Kamp:
International Association of Hydrogeologists, Canadian National Chapter (IAH-CNC)
Canadian Geophysical Union, Hydrology Section
Adjunct Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Civil Engineering
AWARDS / EDUCATION
Ph D, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1973
Robert N. Farvolden Award for outstanding contributions to Canadian hydrogeology, International Assoc of Hydrogeologistst - Canadian National Chapter, 2005.
J. Tuzo Wilson Medal for outstanding contributions to Canadian geophysics, Canadian Geophysical Union, 2009.
Garth van der Kamp
Research Scientist - Groundwater and surface water interactions, wetlands, peatlands
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Ensuring aquatic ecosystems are conserved and protected
- Impacts of climate changes and land-use changes on prairie wetlands and lakes
- Evaluation of groundwater availability and sustainability
- Impacts of groundwater withdrawals on aquatic ecosystems
- Groundwater flow and solute transport in low -permeability formations
- Study of the hydrology of peatlands
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Environment Canada representative on Prairie Provinces Water Board, Committee on Groundwater
Associate Editor, Journal of Groundwater, Canadian Water Resources Journal, Wetlands
Frequent invited presentations for workshops and conferences on wetlands, groundwater sustainability, and related topics
Supervising or advising graduate students at several Canadian universities
van der Kamp, G. and H, Maathuis. 2012. The unusual and large drawdown response of buried-valley aquifers to pumping. Ground Water. 50(2): 207-215.
Barr, A. G., van der Kamp, G., Black, T.A., McCaughey J. H., and Nesic, Z. 2012. Energy balance closure at the BERMS flux towers in relation to the water balance of the White Gull Creek watershed 1999-2009. Agric and Forest Meteorology. 153, 3-13.
Marin, S., G. van der Kamp, A. Pietroniro, B. Davison and B. Toth, 2010. Use of geological weighing lysimeters to calibrate a distributed hydrological model for the simulation of land-atmosphere moisture exchange, J of Hydrology, 383, 179-185.
van der Kamp, G. and M. Hayashi, 2009. Groundwater-wetland ecosystem interaction in the semiarid glaciated plains of North America. Hydrogeology Journal. 17:203-214.
van der Kamp, G., D. Keir and M.S. Evans. 2008. Long-term water level changes in closed-basin lakes of the Canadian prairies. Can Water Res. J. 33(1):23-38.
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