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Hester Scheepers

University of Alberta

Hester Scheepers, Ph.D. Candidate

Research Topic: Analysis of Northern Hemisphere snowpack using satellite and related climate data

Hester received her BIng in Civil Engineering from the University of Johannesburg, and her M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Before joining the University of Alberta in 2013, Hester gained experience in hydrological modelling and water resources planning studies at a consulting company in South Africa. She is currently involved in Theme 3-2 of the FloodNet project. Her research focuses on the atmospheric influence on snowpacks in the Northern Hemisphere and hydrological analysis of snow dominated river basins.

Supervisor:  Dr. Thian Yew Gan