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Tag Archives: Lake Michigan
Water Council Member, Fund for Lake Michigan, recently released Measuring the Economic Impact of Water Quality Initiatives: A study of the Fund for Lake Michigan an economic impact study by the Fiscal and Economic Research Center and the Institute for Water Business … Continue reading
The Milwaukee Press Club is proud to present another Behind the Headlines in-depth discussion of an important regional issue on Thursday April 25th: Lake Michigan: Whose Water is it? An In-Depth Look at the State’s Water Economy The Waukesha Water … Continue reading
Dr. Russell Cuhel is a Senior Scientist for the Center for the Great Lakes Studies at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences. This video is centered on Dr. Cuhel’s study of invasive species and their effect on the phytoplankton population in … Continue reading
Dr. John A Berges is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Berges studies planktonic organisms in the upper part of the water column of Lake Michigan. After harvesting the organisms … Continue reading
Dr. Harvey Bootsma is an Associate Professor with the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Dr. Bootsma’s research studies the role of quagga mussels in nutrient and energy cycling in Lake Michigan. His research specifically seeks to determine whether mussels are responsible for the … Continue reading
Dr. Hector R. Bravo is in the Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Because of the high cost of field monitoring, Dr. Bravo has turned to modeling to predict the means and range that pollutants are transferred in surface … Continue reading
This week’s Water Researcher is Dr. Carmen Aguilar, an Associate Scientist at the School of Freshwater Sciences-WATER Institute. The following video describes Dr. Aguilar’s research on zebra and quagga mussels in Lake Michigan and their impact on the food chain. These invasive species … Continue reading