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Uldis Silins

Professor

Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Renewable Resources

About Me

Job/Research Area: Forest Hydrology

Awards

  • 2014 Alberta Emerald Challenge Award: Water - awarded to the Southern Rockies Watershed Project.
  • 2014 Canada Council of the Federation Excellence in Water Stewardship Award - awarded to the Southern Rockies Watershed Project. 
  • Canadian Institute of Forestry Tree of Life Award (2011)
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences (2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2004)
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences - 2009

Research

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests: Forest hydrology including effects of natural and human land disturbance on hydrology, biogeochemistry, & aquatic ecology in riverine environments; forest water balance and evapotranspiration dynamics (atmospheric/vegetative controls on transpiration, interception) ; and eco-hydrologic controls on forest stand dynamics.