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Studying Lake Levels for Insights on a Changing Climate

Researchers from UMD's Large Lakes Observatory are reconstructing a history of water levels to gauge future climate conditions' effect on the water supply.

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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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The Blue Heron Drops Anchor in Milwaukee

July 30, 2018

The Large Lakes Observatory gives free tours at Discovery World.
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Uncovering Secrets from the Great Lakes

June 20, 2018

Meet graduate research students and learn about Lake Superior at Science on Deck on June 29 and July 20. 
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Eyes on Large Lakes

May 4, 2018

Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community is an online journal currently highlighting the work of LLO.
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Following Explosion, UMD Researchers Interested in Black Carbon Levels in Lake Superior

May 1, 2018

After the refinery explosion in Superior, scientists from UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory are launching a new research mission.
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UMD students take to the lake for hands-on education

April 30, 2018

Eleven students in Instructor Angela Sharp's calculus for the natural sciences class took off on the Blue Heron. 
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Science On Deck Event Planned for UMD

April 13, 2018

UMD invites all to step aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron on Friday, August 31, 2018 as part of a special event. 

Quantifying Internal Waves

April 11, 2018

UMD student conducts research on Lake Superior and ocean internal tide theory.


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