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Helen Baulch PhD Assistant Director Academic, Internal (interim), 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
  • 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

JR Webb, NM Hayes, GL Simpson, PR Leavitt, HM Baulch, K Finlay. 2019. Widespread nitrous oxide undersaturation in farm waterbodies creates an unexpected greenhouse gas sink. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (20), 9814-9819.

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.

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.

E Cavaliere, H Baulch. Denitrification under lake ice. 2018. Biogeochemistry 137 (3)285295.

DM Orihel, HM Baulch, NJ Casson, RL North, CT Parsons, DCM Seckar, J Venkiteswaran. 2017. Internal phosphorus loading in Canadian fresh waters: a critical review and data analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74 (12), 2005-2029.