Wordless Wednesday – Take 5

Another week, another winner in the Center for Limnology “Wordless Wednesday” photo caption contest! This week’s winner gets the gold for a clever combination of username “Ahab” and the following caption: “I’d rather harpoon a …

Ecosystems on the Brink – CFL in Scientific American

The October 2012 issue of Scientific American is out and it features a nice article on ecosystem regime shifts, CFL experimental workhorses Peter and Paul Lakes, and our director, Steve Carpenter. Ecosystems on the Brink …

Fishing in the Dark

A few weeks ago, a team of students and staff headed out on Lake Mendota well after sundown. The group was taking a yearly census of fish populations in Lake Mendota, one of several Wisconsin …

CFL in Africa – Cooking Snails: Just Add Isotopes

This summer, a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Limnology and Wright State University in Ohio, are on the shores of Africa’s Lake Tanganyika, the oldest and deepest of the African …