“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 …

Running Diary of Flux Chambers, Mini Me and a Marathon Day in the Field

Necessity, of course, is the mother of invention. And scientific fieldwork is often the mother of necessity. Researchers are constantly having to invent new ways to collect data in challenging environments. What follows is a …

‘Free-range scientist’ Steve Carpenter remains inspired, inspiring — even in retirement

(This article was originally published on news.wisc.edu) It’s been nearly six months since Steve Carpenter officially stepped down as director of the UW–Madison Center for Limnology. Yet, despite updating his resume with the title “free-range …