Sea Grant and Lake Superior

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The world's largest freshwater lake in surface size, Superior is a unique jewel of the Great Lakes system and is an area of both considerable economic activity and increasing environmental concern. Find out how Wisconsin Sea Grant has supported various initiatives to help foster and sustain the economic and environmental vitality of this freshwater ocean.

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The world's largest freshwater lake in surface size, Superior is a unique jewel of the Great Lakes system and is an area of both considerable economic activity and increasing environmental concern. Find out how Wisconsin Sea Grant has supported various initiatives to help foster and sustain the economic and environmental vitality of this freshwater ocean.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-29 23:10
last episode published
2013-01-28 06:00
publication frequency
10.33 days
Contributors
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
7
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Science & Medicine Natural Sciences

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
28.01.2013

Superior's Sister

In this final episode, Shon Schooler from the National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) explains the goals of this exciting new project at St. Louis River estuary. The St. Louis River is the largest American river that flows into Lake Superior, and ha...
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute author
14.01.2013

Gene Clark - Beneficial Use and Harbor Corrosion

This video podcast lets you see firsthand the dredging materials from Lake Superior that University of Wisconsin coastal engineering specialist Gene Clark has found beneficial uses for, as well as a close look at the strange corrosion appearing on stee...
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute author
8.01.2013

Coastal Resiliency, Harbor Corrosion, and Intelligent Dredging

This episode takes you to a busy Sea Grant conference in Duluth to meet University of Wisconsin coastal engineering specialist Gene Clark. Clark explains his efforts in designing solutions for dredging materials storage issues and for dealing with myst...
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute author
21.12.2012

Satellites, Detectives and Land Intensity

David Hart, the Geographic Information Systems Specialist and Coastal Community Specialist for the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, and Sarah Wilkins, a graduate student working with David, share how they are using an innovative synthesis o...
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute author
29.11.2012

Shipwrecks Archeologists and Unholy Apostles

The uniquely preserved shipwrecks of Lake Superior have become a historical resource for the state, as well as a recreational magnet for sport divers. Hear the chilling tale of the sinking of the Lucerne, and listen while underwater archeologists Tamar...
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute author
28.11.2012

The Apostle Islands Sea Cave Safety and the Wave Sensor Project

The area around the Apostle Islands National Seashore comprises one of the most beautiful, and surprisingly least well-known, regions of Wisconsin. Hear some highlights from an Apostle Islands cruise, and listen to graduate student Josh Anderson speak ...
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute author
27.11.2012

Sustaining the Freshwater Sea

The series kicks off with a descriptive background of Lake Superior and an overview of Sea Grant's research efforts regarding the lake. Sea Grant director Jim Hurley shares his insights on the importance of Lake Superior for Wisconsin, the important co...
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