Member Since 2006
Nandita B. Basu
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology, University of Waterloo
Dr. Nandita Basu is a Professor of Global Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology, jointly appointed between the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo. She is an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hydrology, Director of the Collaborative Water Program at the University of Waterloo, elected Member of the Royal Society College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists, and an Earth Leadership Fellow.
Professional Experience
University of Waterloo
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology
2021 - Present
University of Waterloo
Associate Professor
2018 - 2020
Education
Purdue University
Doctorate
2006
Current Roles
Vice Chair
Union Fellows Committee
Honors & Awards
Union Fellow
Received 2023
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Joanne Simpson Medal
Received 2023
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Paul A. Witherspoon Lecture
Received 2023
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Publications
Contrasting Impacts of Agricultural Intensification and Urbanization on Lake Phosphorus Cycling and ...

Sediment core and water quality data, together with historical information on land use/land cover (LULC), were used to reconstruct changes in phosp...

October 26, 2023
AGU Abstracts
Nitrogen legacies and water quality implications in intensive agricultural areas: A Mississippi River Basin case study
ONLINE POSTER SESSION FOR HYDROLOGY I
hydrology | 22 january 2024
IDHAYACHANDHIRAN ILAMPOORANAN, Kimberly J. Van Met...
Intensive agriculture and land-use changes across the Mississippi River Basin (MRB) have degraded the soil and water resources over the last century. ...
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Past trajectories and future horizons of water quality in the Chesapeake Bay reservoir systems
ADVANCEMENTS IN WATERSHED MODELING TO SUPPORT WATER MANAGEMENT IV ORAL
hydrology | 14 december 2023
Shuyu Y. Chang, Qian Zhang, Nandita B. Basu, Kimbe...
Human-made dams and reservoirs have been practiced for millennia, playing vital roles in irrigation, flooding control, hydroelectric power generation,...
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Science for Water Solutions
WITHERSPOON LECTURE
hydrology | 14 december 2023
Nandita B. Basu
Over the last decade, the world has witnessed a sharp increase in water-related environmental challenges - from increasing intensity of floods, drough...
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Volunteer Experience
2024 - 2025
Vice Chair
Union Fellows Committee
2022 - 2023
Chair
Horton Medal Committee
2021 - 2022
Member
Hydrology Water Quality Technical Committee
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