In honour of International Day for Women and Girls in Science on February 11, our Chief Scientist Dr. Fred Wrona invited women from across the department to talk about their work and share their experiences as scientists. This is the second of three interviews celebrating the fabulous females in this field.
Shoma Tanzeeba is a hydrologist working in Alberta’s South Saskatchewan Region.
The Alberta Rivers mobile app provides detailed information on river flows, river and lake levels, precipitation, snowpack and ice conditions across the province.
Information on current and future conditions helps Albertans make decisions related to water supply, flood mitigation, and emergency response planning.
So what’s new?
The app was recently upgraded to provide information on low flow conditions and water shortage advisories. This is so that water users can make informed decisions around water withdrawal if there are potential shortages.