University of Waterloo
Danyka is a PhD student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research interest lies at the intersection of hydrology, biogeochemistry, and sociohydrology, focusing on the impacts of human activity on water quality. Her PhD research focuses on nitrogen contamination at large spatial and temporal scales and ways in which changing climate, land use, and management practices impact surface and groundwater quality in anthropogenic landscapes. Danyka is an NSERC scholar and a first-year member of AGU H3S. When she isn’t at her desk, you can find her hiking, skiing, practicing yoga, or reading books about water.
- Research Tidbit: The secret life of water after a wildfireMaina et al (2020) found that wildfires in the Cosumnes River catchment resulted in decreased evapotranspiration, a larger snowpack, and increased runoff and groundwater volume.