Nora Casson

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Nora Casson
Assistant Professor


  • Environment
  • Water
Areas of Expertise:
  • Hydrology
  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Water Quality
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Provide comment to media
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Nora Casson is an assistant professor at the Department of Geography at The University of Winnipeg. She holds a BSc and MSc from the University of Western Ontario and a PhD from Trent University.

Her research interests include hydrology, biogeochemistry, and ecosystem ecology. Casson's current research projects focus on understanding how hydrological processes control the water quality of streams and lakes, and how environmental stressors such as climate change or air pollution affect those processes.

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World’s polar bear capital welcomes UWinnipeg researchers

When most people think of Churchill, Manitoba, they think of polar bears and northern lights. A group of geography students from UWinnipeg have...

Unraveling northern ecosystems in Churchill

Dr. Nora Casson (geography) has been awarded the 2018 Chancellor's Research Chair. She will investigate northern ecosystems to help find solutions...

Out of the classroom and into the pond

Two UWinnipeg undergrad students recently plunged waist-deep into a research project at FortWhyte Alive. Every two weeks from mid-August until the...

What happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas

UWinnipeg students have returned from their geography field seminar that took them to Las Vegas, Nevada and the Mojave Desert where they applied...