The Data Harmonization Task Force was created by the IJC in 2008 to harmonize and combine Canadian and United States datasets of transboundary watersheds to make mapping and analyzing these watersheds easier for public and…
The IJC might not exist if water stopped at the border between Canada and the United States.
The IJC’s Transboundary Hydro Data Harmonization (THDH) Task Force partnered with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to host a workshop on developing authoritative transboundary hydrologic…
A new Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) was formed by the University of Michigan to infuse social science, engineering, and landscape design into ongoing natural science research across the lakes.
Work under the International Watersheds Initiative (IWI) is continuing across the United States and Canada, with some research and educational projects wrapping up and others continuing.
The Rainy-Namakan Lakes water system has seen its water levels controlled by dams since the early 20th century, and measuring water elevation has been tricky.
On a map, Canada’s Yukon Territory is right next to the U.S. state of Alaska. But the two areas are far apart when it comes to having compatible hydrographic data on the watersheds they share.