World Water Day – March 22, 2019

World Water Day is an annual celebration that highlights the importance of freshwater in our communities and around the globe, and aims to inspire education on water-related issues. This year’s theme is ‘Leaving no one behind”, an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: as sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit.

To learn more about World Water Day, please visit https://www.worldwaterday.org/.

G³⁶⁰ is presenting at SAGEEP 2019

The G360 Institute for Groundwater Research will be presenting at the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) taking place in Portland, Oregon from March 17th – 21st, 2019.

Pete Pehme: Wednesday March 20th – 11:20 – 11:40
Session: P. Haeni, Oregon Ballroom, Salons G-H
Optimizing Geophysical Borehole Logging for Designing Monitoring Wells & Multi-Level Systems; Bridging a Gap with Hydrogeologists and Engineers.

Colby Steelman: Wednesday March 20th – 15:20 – 15:40
Session: Hydrogeological characterization II, Oregon Ballroom, Salons C-D
Enhancing Source-Water Management through Airborne Electromagnetic Imaging of Complex Aquifer-Aquitard Sequences.

Oliver Conway-White: Wednesday March 20th – 15:40 – 16:00
Session: Hydrogeological characterization II, Oregon Ballroom, Salons C-D
A Hydrostratigraphic Understanding of Buried Bedrock Valleys: Comparing an Airborne Electromagnetic Survey with Multiple Surface Geophysical Techniques.

For more details, view the SAGEEP 2019 program schedule here.

Join the G³⁶⁰ Institute at the H₂0 Go Festival – March 23, 2019

The G³⁶⁰ Institute will once again be participating in the City of Guelph’s H₂0 Go Festival in 2019. This event is fun for all ages and will feature games, face painting, and the latest in water and energy conservation. This year the H₂0 Go Festival will be coupled with the eMERGE EcoMarket – a sustainability expo hosted by local not-for-profit eMERGE Guelph.

Please come visit our display to learn about groundwater in a fun and interactive way!

Date: March 23rd, 2019
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Location: Old Quebec Street Mall, Guelph

Select the links to learn more about the H2O Go Festival and the eMERGE EcoMarket.

Dr. Parker Awarded Women of Distinction Honouree

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Beth Parker has been honoured as a 2019 recipient of the Women of Distinction™ award, in support of the Guelph YMCA.

Women of Distinction™ is a celebration of women who are role models, pioneers and outstanding achievers – they improve the quality of life in our community.

The 2019 Women of Distinction™ fundraising event will take place on Thursday May 2, 2019 at the River Run Centre and will celebrate and empower 20 remarkable role models, pioneers, and outstanding achievers from the Guelph community. Women of Distinction™ supports Guelph Y programs for girls and women at all stages of life in Guelph and Wellington County.

To learn more about this exciting event, please visit the Guelph YMCA Women of Distinction™ website.

Now Hiring – Lab Technician

Processing Gas Samples in the lab

G360 is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual with strong task management and organizational skills to join our team as a Lab Technician. Reporting to the Lab Manager, the Lab Technician is responsible for the implementation of laboratory techniques for analyses of chemicals related to the scientific research conducted by the G360 Institute. The incumbent will be involved in laboratory data management. Support related to sample preparation (crushing, weighing, etc.) may be required. While this position is primarily an in-laboratory position, occasional fieldwork and travel may also be required.

Apply here today!