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Gordon J. Young

Job Title: Professor
Employer: Wilfrid Laurier University and International Association of Hydrological Sciences
Place of Birth: Croydon, UK
Further Education: Cambridge (B.A., M.A.), McGill University (M.Sc., Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Glaciers and High Mountain Hydrology, Himalayan and Alpine Countries

Brief synopsis of current research:
Effects of glacier melt on streamflow.
Water management practices

Mailing address:
Secretary General IAHS, Department of Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5
Phone: (519)884-0710 (ex 2387); Fax: (519)725-1342



Recent Publications:

Global Water Resource Issues (1994), G J Young, J C I Dooge and J C Rodda. Cambridge University Press, 194 p.

Came to Canada to study snow and ice; worked 15 years with Environment Canada mainly as a research scientist before coming to Wilfrid Laurier in 1987. The whole water sector will be one of growth and work opportunities in the coming years, both in Canada and elsewhere.