How are they making waves?
Katie is working with the Climatesense lab to identify precipitation patterns and trends using the lab’s weather stations.
Katie, along with other members of the lab installed weather stations all over PEI this past summer to dry and fill the gap the island’s many micro climates create.
Applications of innovation for future use
This information will go on to inform farmers in making decisions on irrigation equipment use, better the production of crops, and ultimately save water.
The water-energy-food nexus is a system that has international implications in many countries who are experiencing the effects of climate change as well as micro climates on their crops. As such, many around the world could benefit from this information at their fingertips.