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Episode 75: Jay Famiglietti

Guest Name(s): Jay Famiglietti

Join Matt for an insightful interview with Jay Famiglietti, the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan and also the host of the “What About Water” podcast. Jay has a long history of government advising and public service around water in California, the Southwest and globally.

Episode Length: 47:28
Episode Categories:
Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Environment, Sustainable Sources
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Join Matt for an insightful interview with Jay Famiglietti, the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan and also the host of the "What About Water" podcast. Jay has a long history of government advising and public service around water in California, the Southwest and globally.
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The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is the top water resources research institute in Canada and one of the most advanced hydrology research centres in the world. GIWS is dedicated to helping protect our precious freshwater resources needed for the world’s growing demand for sustainable food production, mitigating the risk of water-related disasters such as floods, droughts, and fires, predicting and forecasting extremes of global change through the use of advanced remote sensing and modelling techniques, and co-creating traditional knowledge with western science to empower Indigenous communities in protecting water health….
Jay Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor and the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. He is also the Chief Scientist of the Silicon Valley tech startup, Waterplan. Before moving to Saskatchewan, he served as the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. From 2013 through 2018, he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the California State Water Boards…

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