Speakers Series: Barroso & Goeller on Groundwater and Surface Water
Groundwater and Surface Water:
Studies in the Cowichan River Watershed.
Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 pm
VIU Cowichan Campus, Room 140
WHO: Sylvia Barroso, Regional Hydrogeologist, and Neil Goeller, Regional Hydrologist, Water Protection
Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Nanaimo. Moderated by David
WHAT: Sylvia and Neil will give an overview and discuss the preliminary results from a three year multi-disciplinary study undertaken by researchers from Simon Fraser University, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the Ministry of Environment, to help answer questions such as:
What are the interactions between groundwater and surface water within the lower reaches of the Cowichan River?
How does the water quality in the river compare to groundwater quality in different parts of the basin and how can this be used to understand the dynamics within the watershed?
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Sylvia Barroso is a hydrogeologist
who has been working on water related projects on Vancouver
Island and the Gulf Islands for the past 15 years. She has a BSc in
Earth Sciences from the University of Victoria and an MSc in
hydrogeology from the University of Waterloo.
Neil Goeller is a hydrologist with a BSc in Earth Sciences from
McMaster University and an MSc from Simon Fraser University.
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