Winter is Coming? Tens of Thousands of Lakes May Spend Winters Ice Free as Climate Warms

MADISON – In many parts of the Northern Hemisphere, frozen lakes define the winter experience and create an indelible sense of place. From ice fishing and hockey to skating, skiing and snowmobiling, icy lakes enable …

In The News: Federal shutdown threatens environmental research, resource management up and down Mississippi River

As the government shutdown drags on with no end in sight, we’d planned to write about how it’s impacting the freshwater sciences as researchers are sidelined at the National Science Foundation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

“David Buoy” Wraps Up 11th Year Monitoring Lake Mendota

Yesterday we caught a slight break in our string of cold, windy days and researchers here from the UW- Madison Center for Limnology and Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences were able to head out …