Michael Flannigan (Renewable Resources) comments on a recent study on the frequency of severe wildfires in Canada.
A study led by former U of A professor Michael Flannigan with postdoctoral fellow Sean Coogan (Renewable Resources) and Natural Resources Canada found that eight of the worst wildfire weather years the world has ever recorded happened in the past decade.
William Shotyk (Renewable Resources) discusses the pristine water found in Tiny, Ontario.
Lower humidity and higher temperatures are driving extreme weather that makes wildfires more frequent and intense, says expert Michael Flannigan (Renewable Resources).
Six exceptional students beginning STEM studies at the U of A this year have received a financial boost to help them realize their educational and entrepreneurial dreams.
Discovery by U of A researchers including Debbie McKenzie (Science) and Judd Aiken (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) may reduce spread of the highly contagious and fatal neurological disease.
Keisha Hollman (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) led a study for her master’s degree looking at new clubroot pathotypes that are emerging in canola fields across the Prairies.
The study, led by Scott Chang (Renewable Resources), aimed to find the best ways for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon storage from agriculture.
Zoltán Domahidi (Renewable Resources) is interviewed about his research, which looked at the habits of cavity-nesting owl species of Northern Saw-Whet owl and Boreal Owl.
Microbiologists say not washing your denim doesn’t pose any health risks. In fact, a study done at the University of Alberta proved that even after wearing jeans for 15 months straight without washing, the bacteria count was surprisingly low.