Me in a nutshell (University of Minnesota version)

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Me in a nutshell (University of Minnesota version)

  1. 1. Winnipeg, Manitoba
  2. 2. Winnipeg The name Winnipeg is a transcription of the western Cree word wi-nipe-k meaning "muddy waters"
  3. 3. “Winnipeg” The Pooh
  4. 4. London London was almost named “Georgina” in honour of King George III.
  5. 5. Brian Luckman University of Western Ontario
  6. 6. Winnipeg Winnipeg is home to the Royal Canadian Mint, which produces all circulating coinage in Canada.
  7. 7. “What have I done?” (me)
  8. 8. Erik Nielsen Manitoba Geological Survey
  9. 9. “That won’t work.” (me again)
  10. 10. Winnipeg population: 680,000 River diversion Main channel Photograph: Greg Brooks
  11. 11. Winnipeg Winnipeg lost its National Hockey League franchise, ‘The Jets’ to Phoenix in 1995. Phoenix!
  12. 12. Tree-ring display at elementary school Photograph:Tom Swetnam
  13. 13. “temporarily” 1937
  14. 14. The Winnipeg River basin In 2005, some residents argued that northwestern Ontario should secede from Ontario and join Manitoba.
  15. 15. Source: flickr.com, Mothman99 Water in Canada
  16. 16. $2 billion in annual revenue
  17. 17. How bad can drought get?
  18. 18. (It was like this when we found it)
  19. 19. How bad can drought get?
  20. 20. worse
  21. 21. exports 500 MW each year to Minnesota
  22. 22. ELNIÑO STILLS WINTER WINDS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN CANADIAN PRAIRIES (AND THAT’S BOTH GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR THE WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY) SCOTT ST. GEORGE STEPHEN WOLFE
  23. 23. Paleoclimate Old-growth forests in Ivvavik, YT Paleohydrology Wind energy Lake Winnipeg during the late Holocene Wind ‘drought’ in the northern Plains Paleohydrology Paleofloods in the US Red River Paleohydrology Decadal variability in CA and OR

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