Study of “Annual Life Cycle” in Wisconsin Lakes Finds Unpredictable Fate “Up North,” While Southern Waters Routinely Run Out of Air

A new study has found that, despite relatively similar climate conditions, there is a big difference in how lakes in northern and southern Wisconsin are responding to a warmer, wetter world.  Using data collected on …

Breaking Down Barriers: Trout Lake Station Gives Summer Field Crews a Boost with “LimnoLaunch”

By Christina Weatherford On May 26th and 27th, Trout Lake Station made waves – literally and figuratively – with the first-ever LimnoLaunch. This all-hands-on-deck, two day training covered everything from driving a boat to using …

The High Cost of Hydropower: Study Records Big Impacts from Brazil’s Belo Monte “Mega Dam”

The Belo Monte Dam, located in the Amazon Rainforest on Brazil’s Xingu River, is one of the largest hydroelectric facilities in the world. It is also likely the most studied, thanks to an ambitious research …