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Posted by CRIPrograms   |   November 29, 2016

New study finds life under the ice is diverse, complex and surprisingly active
As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It’s difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they figured plants, animals and algae weren’t doing much in the dark and cold anyway. But an international team of 62 scientists looking at more than 100 lakes now concludes that life under the ice is vibrant, complex and surprisingly active.
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Posted by CRIPrograms   |   November 10, 2016

MSc Positions at StrEAMS lab: Stream ecosystem response to cumulative land use effects
Student projects will include both observational and experimental field studies as well opportunities to conduct controlled experiments at a state of the art artificial stream facility. Potential study areas include southern Ontario and Southern Manitoba, Canada. Opportunities for collaboration and lab exchanges at Environment Canada facilities exist.
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Posted by CRIPrograms   |   September 22, 2016

Un scientifique québécois est un acteur clé dans l’émergence d’un institut canadien sur les rivières
Le professeur André St-Hilaire, un hydrologue à l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) de l’Université du Québec, joue un rôle de premier plan au sein du Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), un organisme de renommée internationale. Pour marquer cette période précédant la Journée mondiale des rivières le 25 septembre, l’institut publie aujourd’hui un rapport…
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Posted by CRIPrograms   |   September 22, 2016

Des scientifiques du Nouveau-Brunswick créent un institut canadien sur les rivières
Des chercheurs basés à l’University of New Brunswick (UNB) jouent un rôle de premier plan au sein du Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), groupe de renommée internationale. Pour marquer cette période précédant la Journée mondiale des rivières le 25 septembre, l’institut publie aujourd’hui un rapport couvrant ses réalisations au cours de ses 15 premières années.
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Posted by CRIPrograms   |   May 20, 2016

CRI Advances New Methods to Understand Biological Diversity for Better River and Wetland Management
Sunday, May 22 is International Day for Biological Diversity. With this year’s theme of Sustaining People and their Livelihoods, CRI takes a look at how one area of relatively new scientific research is advancing our understanding of biological diversity, especially as it pertains to the thresholds of degradation of human-valued ecosystems such as rivers and wetlands.
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Posted by CRIPrograms   |   May 9, 2016

Canadian Rivers Institute student researchers hit the water to answer questions about river health
50 student researchers at the Canadian Rivers Institute, hosted by the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Saint John, kick off their summer field season in New Brunswick this week. These young scientists are working on projects aimed at answering questions about New Brunswick river flows, water quality, fisheries, food webs, and more.
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