PRESENTATIONS

2017

Oswald, C., Wellen, C., Ali, G., and Spence, C. (2017). ‘Application of a new mathematical framework for quantifying water-mediated material connectivity to improve understanding of terrestrial mercury transport’, 13th edition of the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, July 16-21, 2017, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Ali, G., and Haque, A. (2017). ‘Wetland drainage and other land use changes: impacts on watershed connectivity in northern landscapes’, International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) 2017 General Assembly, July 10-14, 2017, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Vivekananthan, K., Macrae, M., Ali, G., and Lobb, D. (2017). ‘Climatic controls on activation of runoff pathways in a vertisolic heavy clay soil in an artificially drained near-level landscape’, 2017 CGU Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Walker, M., Ali, G., Macrae, M., Blunden, L., and Vivekananthan, K. (2017). ‘On the importance of preferential flow in agricultural soils: do organic amendments matter?’, 2017 CGU Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Ali, G., Oswald, C., Spence, C., and Wellen, C. (2017, forthcoming). ‘From a trendy concept to a unified approach: the T-TEL connectivity assessment method’, 2017 CGU Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Vivekananthan, K., Macrae, M., Ali, G., and Lobb, D. (2017). ‘Evaluating runoff water quality in a vertisolic heavy clay soil in an artificially drained near-level landscape in Red River Valley’, 2017 CSSS Annual Meeting, June 10-14, 2017, Peterborough, ON, Canada.

Haque, A., Ross, C., Schmall, A., Bansah, S., Macrae, M., and Ali, G. (2017). ‘Phosphorus sorption dynamics in geographically isolated wetlands in the prairie pothole region’, 2017 CGU Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Rabie, M., Ali, G., Spence, C., Bansah, S., Tang, V. W., and Carey, S. (2017). ‘Investigating streamflow generation and streamflow sources during a wetting-up period in an engineered prairie watershed’, 2017 CGU Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Bansah, S., Ali, G., Haque, A., and Laing, J. (2017). ‘Spatio-temporal assessment of mean transit times in a Canadian prairie watershed’, 2017 CGU Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Spence, C., Ali, G., Oswald, C., and Wellen, C. (2017). ‘An application of the T-TEL connectivity assessment framework to explain streamflow response across a lake dominated watershed’, 2017 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference on Aquatic System Connectivity, April 30-May 3, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

Ali, G. and Haque, A. (2017, INVITED). ‘Geospatial models to the rescue: unravelling hidden hydrologic connections in complex wetlandscapes’, 2017 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference on Aquatic System Connectivity, April 30-May 3, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

Golden, H., Creed, I., Ali, G., Basu, N., Rains, M., Alexander, L., Ameli, A., Christensen, J., Evenson, G., Jones, C., Lane, C., Lang, M., McLaughlin, D., and Neff, B. (2017). ‘Quantifying geographically isolated wetland connectivity: insights on modeling approaches’, 2017 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference on Aquatic System Connectivity, April 30-May 3, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

Haque, A., Ross, C., Schmall, A., Bansah, S., and Ali, G. (2017). ‘Event-based analysis of wetland hydrologic response to infer the mechanisms that promote hydrologic connectivity in prairie pothole region’, 2017 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference on Aquatic System Connectivity, April 30-May 3, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

Rinderer, M., Ali, G., and Larsen, L. (2017). ‘Quantifying hydrologic connectivity with measures from the brain neurosciences – a feasibility study’, 2017 European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, April 23-28, 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Alexander, L., Vanderhoof, M., Christensen, J., Epting, S., Evenson, G., Lang, M., Ali, G., and Brooks, R. (2017, INVITED). ‘From connectivity science to practice: bridging the gap with interdisciplinary hydrological and ecological research’, ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, February 26-March 3, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

 

2016

Golden, H., Creed, I., Ali, G., Basu, N., Rains, M., Alexander, L., Ameli, A., Christensen, J., Evenson, G., Jones, C., Lane, C., Lang, M., McLaughlin, D., and Neff, B. (2016). ‘Integrating wetland connectivity into models for watershed-scale analyses: current and future approaches’. Eos Transactions AGU (2016 Fall Meeting, December 12-16, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H42G-01.

Oswald, C., Ali, G., Spence, C. and Wellen, C. (2016). ‘From trendy concept to useful toolkit: a mathematical framework to quantify hydrologic and material connectivity’. Eos Transactions AGU (2016 Fall Meeting, December 12-16, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H52E-02.

Haque, A., Ross, C., Schmall, A., Bansah, S., and Ali, G. (2016). ‘Event-based analysis of rainfall-runoff response to assess wetland-stream interaction in the prairie pothole region’. Eos Transactions AGU (2016 Fall Meeting, December 12-16, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H43I-1579.

Ross, C., Ali, G., Bansah, S., and Laing, J. (2016). ‘Evaluating the potential significance of shallow subsurface flow for runoff generation in a near-level prairie watershed’. Eos Transactions AGU (2016 Fall Meeting, December 12-16, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H53F-1759.

Ali, G. and Rinderer, M. (2016). ‘When brain neuroscience meets hydrology: timeseries analysis methods for capturing structural and functional aspects of hydrologic connectivity’. Eos Transactions AGU (2016 Fall Meeting, December 12-16, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H53F-1773.

Ali, G., Wilson, H., Penner, A., Ross, C., Rabie, M., Haque, Md. A., and Elliott, J. (2016, INVITED). ‘Linking phosphorous export dynamics to landscape heterogeneity and climatic variability: can c-Q relations help?’, 50th CMOS Congress & joint CGU Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, 2016, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Haque, Md. A., Ali, G., Ross, C., Schmall, A., and Bansah, S. (2016). ‘Water storage dynamics in geographically isolated wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region’, 50th CMOS Congress & joint CGU Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, 2016, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Bansah, S., Ali, G., Haque, Md. A., Laing, J., and Schmall, A. (2016). ‘A quick evaluation of water isotopic signatures and water travel times in a cold Canadian Prairie watershed’, 50th CMOS Congress & joint CGU Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, 2016, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Ross, C., Ali, G., Belanger, J., Schmall, A., Walker, M., and Laing, J. (2016). ‘Assessment of the relationship between near-surface soil moisture and runoff generation in a near-level Prairie watershed’, 50th CMOS Congress & joint CGU Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, 2016, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Rabie, M., Ali, G., Spence, C., Schmall, A., Ross, C., Haque, Md. A., and Bansah, S. (2016). ‘Variability of water quality in space and time in a cold, mesoscale, heavily engineered Prairie watershed’, 50th CMOS Congress & joint CGU Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, 2016, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Laing, J., Ali, G., Casson, N., Moore, D., Hanson, M., Belanger, J., Bansah, S., Walker, M., Blunden, L., and Ross, C. (2016). ‘Plant water usage in a Canadian Prairie context: Using stable water isotopes to identify uptake sources’, 50th CMOS Congress & joint CGU Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, 2016, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

 

2015

* Ali, G. (2015, INVITED). ‘Tackling Natural and Human-Driven Variability in Hydrological Dynamics: Can Thresholds Really Help?’, Catchment Science: Interactions of Hydrology, Biology & Geochemistry, Gordon Research Conference – Frontiers of science, Proctor Academy, New Hampshire, USA.

* Ali, G., Pogorzelec, N., Schmall, A. and Elliott, J. (2015). ‘Nonlinear concentration-discharge relationships: what are the implications for nutrient source management?’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Haque, Md. A. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘Nutrient dynamics in intact and hydrologically altered wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Petzold, H. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘The runoff Curve Number (CN) method: testing the assumptions of the initial abstraction ratio’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Pogorzelec, N., Haque, A., Penner, A., Petzold, H., Rabie, M. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘Variability of Snow Chemistry Across Prairie Watersheds’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Schmall, A., Ali, G., Haque, A. and Ross, C. (2015). ‘Using electrical conductivity to determine wetland-to-wetland connectivity in the Prairie Pothole Region’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Penner, A. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘Classifying nutrient export dynamics across a nested system of intensively managed Prairie watersheds’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Bansah, S. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘Quantifying fractions of event and pre-event water in Prairie landscapes: a comparative study of two nested watersheds’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Ross, C. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘A decision matrix for choosing adequate water-quality monitoring strategies: case study in a Canadian Prairie watershed’, Canadian Water Resources Association – National Conference 2015, June 2-4, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

* Haque, A. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘Connectivity between wetlands and streams: patterns of phosphorus export in the Prairie Pothole Region’, Eos Transactions AGU (2015 Joint Assembly, May 3-7, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Abstract H24F-0250.

* Ali, G., Petzold, H. and Penner, A. (2015). ‘Scale-classification of water table response in a low-gradient Prairie watershed’, Eos Transactions AGU (2015 Joint Assembly, May 3-7, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Abstract H42C-03.

* Petzold, G. and Ali, G. (2015). ‘Hydrology without hillslopes: runoff controls and pathways on a near-level, engineered landscape’, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17, EGU (European Geosciences Union) General Assembly 2015, Abstract EGU2015-2957.

2014

* Ali, G., English, C., McCullough, G., and Stainton, M. (2014, INVITED). ‘What are the Ingredients of a Scientifically and Policy-Relevant Hydrologic Connectivity Metric?’, Eos Transactions AGU (2014 Fall Meeting, December 15-19, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H42D-01.

* Ali, G., Chiasson, M., Haque, M. A., Badiou, P. and Wilson, H. (2014). ‘Wetland-to-stream connectivity patterns across an alteration gradient in the Prairie Pothole Region’, Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, May 18-23, Portland, Oregon.

* Ali, G., Li, S., Baldwin, C., English, C., Lobb, D. and McConkey, B. (2014). ‘A Case Study of Watershed Level Application of Soil Erosion Indicator Models at the South Tobacco Creek Watershed in Manitoba, Canada’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Ali, G., Penner, A. and Petzold, H. (2014). ‘Water-table-connectivity and hydrologic shifts in a low-gradient Prairie watershed’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Penner, A., Ali, G. and Petzold, H. (2014). ‘Investigating spatiotemporal changes in water quality across a nested system of intensively managed Prairie watersheds’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Perreault, S., Ali, G. and Ferguson, I. (2014). ‘Investigating the potential of electromagnetic induction for mapping multi-depth soil moisture variations in southern Manitoba’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Petzold, H. and Ali, G. (2014). ‘Hydrologic dynamics of a large Prairie watershed: looking for runoff controls in an engineered, mixed use landscape’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Ross, C. and Ali, G. (2014). ‘Comparison of sampling strategies for water-quality research in Prairie watersheds’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Timlick, L. and Ali, G. (2014). ‘Visualizing the variability of small scale subsurface water flow in the South Tobacco Creek Watershed’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Untereiner, E., Ali, G. and Stadnyk, T. (2014). ‘Spatiotemporal variability of water quality and stable water isotopes in an intensely managed Prairie watershed’, CGU/CSSS annual meeting, May 4-8, Banff, Canada.

* Ali, G., Petzold, H., Penner, A., Ross, C., Randall, S. And Lobb, D. (2014, INVITED). ‘From the Watershed to the Lake: do we know enough about runoff travel pathways and travel times?’, Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium Annual Science Workshop, Winnipeg, Canada.

2013

* Ali, G., Elliott, J., Lobb, D. and Yarotski, J. (2013). ‘What is the primary driver of downstream connectivity: runoff generation, storage or conveyance?’, Eos Transactions AGU (2013 Fall Meeting, December 9-13, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H43K-05.

* Petzold, H. and Ali, G. (2013). ‘Comparison of hydrologic dynamics in forested and agricultural sub-watersheds of a large mixed-use Prairie watershed’, Eos Transactions AGU (2013 Fall Meeting, December 9-13, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H11B-1156.

* Penner, A., Ali, G. and Ross, C. (2013). ‘Investigation the temporal scales of nutrient transport in a Prairie watershed using high-frequency hydrological and water quality data’, Eos Transactions AGU (2013 Fall Meeting, December 9-13, San Francisco, California, USA), Abstract H53H-1523.

* Ali, G. (2013, INVITED). ‘Using GIS for water management: the path towards a Lake Winnipeg Watershed classification database’, GIS Day organized by the University of Manitoba Libraries, Winnipeg, Canada.

* Ali, G. (2013, INVITED). ‘The modern hydrologist’s toolbox: doing science with binoculars, a statistics book, a pair of rubber boots and a laptop’, Canadian Water Resources Association SYP Speaker Series, Winnipeg, Canada.

* Ali, G., McCullough, G., Stainton, M., and Wassenaar, L. (2013), Opposing natural and artificial isoscapes: a key towards a better identification of runoff sources in flat Prairie watersheds?, CMOS/CGU/CWRA conference, May 26-30, Saskatoon, Canada.

* English, C. B. and Ali, G. (2013), Required steps and recurring challenges in the dual hydrological and geological classification of Prairie watersheds, GAC-MAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, Canada.

* Ali, G. (2013, INVITED), Keeping water on the land: how, where and when? Canadian Water Resources Association – Manitoba Branch Luncheon Series, Winnipeg, Canada.

2012

* Ali, G., Elliott, J., Lobb, D. and Yarotski, J. (2012). Multi-Scale Nutrient Concentration-Discharge Patterns: Predictable or not? Eos Transactions AGU (2012 Fall Meeting, December 3-7, San Francisco, California, USA), 93(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H13C-1350.

* Ali, G. and English, C. B. (2012, INVITED), From statistical inference to runoff process identification: can watershed classification do the trick? International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) – Prediction in Ungauged Basins (PUB) Symposium, Delft, Netherlands.

* Petzold, H., McWhirter, B., Lobb, D. A., Ali, G., Owens, P. N., Brancourt, J. and Lui, C. (2012). Channel morphology of the Tobacco Creek Watershed in southern Manitoba. Annual PCAG (Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers) Meeting, Winkler, Manitoba.

* McWhirter, B., Petzold, H., Lobb, D. A., Brancourt, J., Ali, G., Lui, C. and Perreault, S. (2012). Categorizing portions of exposed bedrock along South Tobacco Creek. Annual PCAG (Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers) Meeting, Winkler, Manitoba.

* Ali, G., Salvano, E., Flaten, D. and Lobb, D. (2012). Piecing up the (Hydrobiogeochemical) Landscape: a key to Understanding Contrasted Nutrient Export Regimes across Manitoba Streams. CWRA/CGU conference, June 5-8, Banff, Canada.

* Ali, G. (2012, INVITED). Connectivité hydrologique des bassins versants : du concept abstrait à l’outil de gestion intégrée. Colloque 222 – Trente ans de géomorphologie fluviale au Québec, 80e du Congrès de l’ACFAS.

* Bracken, L. J., Ali, G., Roy, A. G., Smith, M. W., Tetzlaff, D., and Wainwright, J. (2012). ‘Hydrological connectivity for catchment management: research approaches, pathways and future agendas’, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, EGU (European Geosciences Union) General Assembly 2012, Abstract EGU2012-4463.

2011

* Ali, G., Roy, A., Tetzlaff, D., Soulsby, C., McDonnell, J. and the North-Watch Team (2011, INVITED). ‘Hydrologic Connectivity for Watershed Process Understanding: Brand-new Puzzle or Emerging Panacea?’, Eos Transactions AGU (2011 Fall Meeting, December 5-9, San Francisco, California, USA), 92(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract EP31G-04.

* L’Heureux, C., Ali, G., Roy, A., Turmel, M-C. and Courchesne, F. (2011). ‘Investigating Runoff Generation in a Headwater Forested Catchment Using a Typology of Nonlinear Storage-Discharge Relationships’, Eos Transactions AGU (2011 Fall Meeting, December 5-9, San Francisco, California, USA), 92(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H51F-1258.

* Tetzlaff, D., Ali, G., Carey, S., Soulsby, C., McDonnell, J., Laudon, H., Seibert, J., Buttle, J., McGuire, K., Shanley, J. (2011). ‘Nonlinear Rainfall-Runoff Response across Contrasted High-Latitude Catchments within the North-Watch Program’, Eos Transactions AGU (2011 Fall Meeting, December 5-9, San Francisco, California, USA), 92(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H51F-1254.

* Ali, G., Birkel, C., Tarolli, P., Tetzlaff, D., Soulsby, C., McDonnell, J. (2011). ‘From Coarse-scale Soil Data Information to Fine-scale Saturated Area Prediction in a Scottish Watershed’, Eos Transactions AGU (2011 Fall Meeting, December 5-9, San Francisco, California, USA), 92(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H11B-1051.

* Ali, G., Tetzlaff, D., McDonnell, J., Capell, R. and Soulsby, C. (2011). ‘Are physiographic and hydrological similarity indices as equivalent as we think? Insights from a Scottish wide data set’, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU (European Geosciences Union) General Assembly 2011, Abstract EGU2011-275.

2010

* Ali, G. and Roy, A. G. (2010). ‘Towards Understanding Runoff Generation Controls: Modeling a Catchment as a Mosaic of Linear and Nonlinear Contributing Sources’, CMOS-CGU meeting, May 31 – June 4, Ottawa, Canada

2009

* Ali, G. and Roy, A. G. (2009). ‘Black, Grey and White-box Approaches to Understanding Catchment-wide Hydrologic Connectivity’, Eos Transactions AGU (2009 Fall Meeting, December 14-18, San Francisco, California, USA), 90(53), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H32A-07.

* Ali, G. and Roy, A. G. (2009). ‘Shopping for Hydrologically Relevant Connectivity Metrics in Humid Temperate Forested Systems’, Eos Transactions AGU (2009 Joint Assembly, May 24-27, Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 90(22), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H33B-08.

* Ali, G., Roy, A. G., Turmel, M.-C. and Courchesne, F. (2009). ‘Source-to-Stream Connectivity Assessment Through End-member Mixing Analysis’, Eos Transactions AGU (2009 Joint Assembly, May 24-27, Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 90(22), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H31D-02.

2008

* Ali, G., Roy, A. G., Thériault, R. and Sicotte, K. (2008). ‘Assessing the Spatial Relationships Between Hydrological Processes and Catchment Architecture at Multiple Scales’, Eos Transactions AGU (2008 Fall Meeting, December 15-19, San Francisco, California, USA), 89(53), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H23I-04.

2007

* Ali, G. and Roy, A. G. (2007). ‘Patterns, Thresholds and Nonlinearities in Headwater Catchment Storm Response’, Eos Transactions AGU (2007 Joint Assembly, May 22-25, Acapulco, Mexico), 88(23), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H51H-02.

* Ali, G., Gélati S. and Roy, A. G. (2007). ‘Investigating Hillslope-Scale Connectivity Through Soil Moisture Dynamics and Hydrological Threshold Events’, Eos Transactions AGU (2007 Joint Assembly, May 22-25, Acapulco, Mexico), 88(23), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H53D-01.

2006

* Ali, G. and Roy, A. G. (2006). ‘Testing the Ability of TOPMODEL to Assess the Spatial Continuity and Connectivity of Soil Moisture Patterns’, Eos Transactions AGU (2006 Joint Assembly, May 23-26, Baltimore, Maryland, USA), 87(36), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H43B-08.

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