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Field Assistant for Assessment of Water Quality and Health Impacts

Statut : Annulé
Organisation : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Acronyme : SICI
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is a unique educational enterprise that promotes mutual awareness and understanding between India and Canada mainly through facilitating academic activities. The Institute funds research, links institutions in the two countries, and organizes seminars and conferences. These activities are carried out in partnership between the Institute's Canada Office and India Office.
Adresse : 1402 Education Tower
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta,
T2N 1N4
FAX: (403) 289-0100
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Personne ressource : John Abraham
Courriel : jjabraha@ucalgary.ca
Pays : Inde
Ville : Chennai
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : The intern will work on:

- Assessment of local water quality using standardized field collection and analysis techniques (both ground and surface waters)
- develop a document summarizing water quality standards and projected improvements to standards
- assess current health problems associated with contaminated waters
- evaluate "grass-root" initiatives that can improve delivery of fresh water to communities
- evaluate conventional treatment process which may enable provision if improved water quality
- Develop guidelines for source water protection for local region based on local issues
- Develop a water quality registry using GIS applications
Organisation d'accueil : SRM Deemed University
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : SRM Deemed University is one of India’s premiere instructional and research institutes dealing with the study of water quality and quantity and associated health impacts. A strong partnership has been previously established between Queen’s Centre for Water and the Environment and faculty and students at SRM. We wish to strengthen and expand these partnerships through this program. Currently, the joint institutes are working on developing a water quality registry combined with a health registry. This will be GIS based mapping that can ultimately be used to link health and water.