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Audrey Huff: Invasive Mussels Complicate Water Quality Management

The Large Lakes Observatory celebrates World Water Day.

The Large Lakes Observatory celebrates World Water Day.

We recently sat down with Dr. Jay Austin, who researches physical limnology (the study of lakes) with a focus on Lake Superior ice cover and the impact of climate change.

Heavier precipitation in the Lake Superior watershed has raised water levels by 10 to 12 inches, said 

UMD researchers have identified factors that contribute to blooms on Lake Superior.

UMD's Elizabeth Minor with students. Minor recently received UMD’s Sabra S. and Dennis L. Anderson Scholar/Teacher Award.

Faculty emeritus Dr. Bob Hecky is receiving a major ASLO award for a "cornerstone work" published in 1995.

Fresh water is the most important substance on Earth, but it isn’t equally distributed across the planet.

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