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Helen Baulch PhD Assistant Director Academic (Internal) and Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Centennial Enhancement Chair in Aquatic Ecosystem Biogeochemistry
Member, Global Institute for Water Security

National Hydrology Research Centre

Research Area(s)

  • Water quality, including agricultural water quality
  • Eutrophication and algal blooms
  • Winter limnology
  • Biogeochemical cycling
  • Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change

Academic Credentials

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental and Life Sciences, Trent University
  • Master of Science in Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
  • Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Waterloo

Selected Publications

HM Baulch, C Whitfield, J Wolfe, N Basu, A Bedard-Haughn, K Belcher, R Clark, G Ferguson, M Hayashi, A Ireson, P Lloyd-Smith, P Loring, JW Pomeroy, K Shook, C Spence. 2021. Synthesis of science: findings on Canadian Prairie wetland drainage, Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques 46 (4), 229-241. DOI: 10.1080/07011784.2021.1973911

J Liu, JA Elliott, HF Wilson, ML Macrae, HM Baulch, DA Lobb. 2021. Phosphorus runoff from Canadian agricultural land: A cross-region synthesis of edge-of-field results. Agricultural Water Management 255, 107030. DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107030

E Cavaliere, and HM Baulch. 2021. Winter in two phases: Long-term study of a shallow reservoir in winter. Limnology and Oceanography, 66 (4), 1335-1352. DOI: 10.1002/lno.11687

HM Baulch, JA Elliott, MRC Cordeiro, DN Flaten, DA Lobb, HF Wilson. 2019. Soil and water management practices: Opportunities to mitigate nutrient losses to surface waters in the Northern Great Plains. Environmental Reviews 27 (4), 447-477. DOI: 10.1139/er-2018-0101

J Liu, JA Elliott, HF Wilson, HM Baulch. 2019. Impacts of soil phosphorus drawdown on snowmelt and rainfall runoff water quality. Journal of Environmental Quality 48 (4), 803-812. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2018.12.0437