B.Sc. (UWI), M.Sc. (Univ. of Waterloo), Ph.D. (Western University)
Head, Department of Geography
Tel: +1-868-662-2002, ext. 84130
Ph.D. Geology, Western University, London, ON, Canada
M.Sc. Physical Geography, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
B.Sc. Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Zoology, University of the West Indies
Improving our understanding of the physical and ecological mechanisms that govern the translation of rainfall to runoff and groundwater in tropical systems.
Examining the impacts of land use change and climate change on catchment water quantity and quality.
Development of methods to reduce water use and improve water quality in agricultural systems and urban watersheds.
Hydrological restoration of wetlands and urban watersheds.
Farrick, K.K. and Branfireun, B.A. (2014) Flow pathways, source water contributions and water residence times in a Mexican tropical dry forest catchment. Journal of Hydrology (in review).
Farrick, K.K. and Branfireun, B.A. (2014) Soil water storage, rainfall and runoff relationships in a tropical dry forest catchment. Water Resources Research (in press).
Farrick, K.K. and Branfireun, B.A. (2014) Infiltration and soil water dynamics in a tropical dry forest: it may be dry but definitely not arid. Hydrological Processes. 28: 4377-4387.
Farrick, K.K. and Branfireun, B.A. (2013) Left high and dry: a call to action for increased hydrological research in tropical dry forests. Hydrological Processes. 27: 3254-3262.
Farrick, K.K. and Price, J.S. (2009). Ericaceous shrubs on abandoned block-cut peatlands: implications for soil water availability and Sphagnum restoration. Ecohydrology. 2: 530-540.