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Elizabeth Minor in Lab

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Professor Elizabeth Minor (on left) is passing along her love of water to students through teaching and research on the Blue Heron and in the lab.

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Research Brief: Mapping the benefits of the world’s largest lakes

December 16, 2019

Fresh water is the most important substance on Earth, but it isn’t equally distributed across the planet.
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A Blue-green Algae Threat to Lake Superior

August 29, 2019

This recent bloom may be a harbinger of things to come.

Learn Aboard the Great Lakes' Largest Research Vessel

August 27, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, tour UMD's Blue Heron and learn about "Potential Sources of Cyanobacteria in Lake Superior.”
The 2019 UMN Grant in Aid includes funds for RV Blue Heron ship time.

RV Blue Heron ship time eligible for Grant-in-Aid

August 22, 2019

UMN's Office of the Vice President for Research's 2019 Grant-in-Aid RFP includes special mention of support for RV Blue Heron ship time.
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Currents in Motion

July 17, 2019

In an attempt to answer novel and complex questions, UMD’s LLO deploys equipment designed to take data from Lake Superior.
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Explorers of the Inland Seas

March 28, 2019

UMN Duluth’s Large Lakes Observatory marks 25 years of discovery.
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International Aquatic Endeavors

December 5, 2018

Visiting scholars from a French research institute collaborate with UMD.
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Algae Bloom on Lake Superior Draws National Attention

August 29, 2018

An unprecedented algae bloom along the south shore of Lake Superior near the Cornucopia, Wisconsin sea caves has raised concerns about the... more


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