USask News: World-Leading U.S. Water Scientist Recruited to U of S

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has recruited NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory senior water scientist Jay Famiglietti as Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing, building on the university’s excellence in water science and bringing top international talent to the country.  Read the entire press release here

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Jay Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor and the Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Before moving to Saskatchewan, he served as the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. Famiglietti and his research team use satellites and develop computer models to track changing freshwater availability and groundwater depletion around the world. He is an active speaker, a frequent advisor to national and international government officials on water issues, and avid writer for the general public.

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