limnology http://wxpr.org en Citizen Science Data Show Improving Water Clarity in Northwoods Lakes http://wxpr.org/post/citizen-science-data-show-improving-water-clarity-northwoods-lakes <p>A new study on lake clarity across eight Midwestern states relies solely on data from citizen scientists.</p><p>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke with Noah Lottig, a research scientist based at the UW Madison Trout Lake Station, about the study’s significance.</p><p></p><p>The records dated back to the late 1930s and spanned eight Midwestern states.&nbsp; The trend across more than three thousand lakes was a slight increase in water clarity.&nbsp; And in Wisconsin and Minnesota, that trend was stronger in the northern regions.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 18221 at http://wxpr.org Citizen Science Data Show Improving Water Clarity in Northwoods Lakes GLEON: the Science of Team Science http://wxpr.org/post/gleon-science-team-science <p>Many people come to the Northwoods to get away from the rest of the world. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But at the University of Wisconsin&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Limnology</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Research Station at Trout Lake, scientists are trying to do just the opposite. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 4151 at http://wxpr.org GLEON: the Science of Team Science