June 28, 2007
Ohio Sea Grant’s Stone Laboratory
Featured in Lake Erie Documentary Starting This Weekend
Stone Laboratory, Ohio
Island Campus on Lake Erie, will be featured in a new four-part series, Lake Erie: Beyond the Surface,
that airs this Saturday, June 30 at 7:00 pm on WKYC-TV3 in Cleveland.
The first of a year-long series, the
documentary will provide an overview of the geophysical, political, and
commercial history of Lake Erie; recount the story
of the environmental science, rescue, and recovery of the lake; and outline its
commercial importance to the region.
Dr. Jeff Reutter, Ohio Sea Grant and
Stone Laboratory Director; discusses the Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory
programs’ continued involvement with the Lake’s
recovery through their research and education programs. Others featured include
Ohio Sea Grant Extension and Coastal Ohio Director Melinda
Huntley; OSU Emeritus and former Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory Director
Dr. Charles Herdendorf; and Stone Lab faculty Chris Winslow.
The four-part series will continue
throughout the next year, airing a new segment every quarter, with the next
slated for September.
For more about the documentary
series, read interviews of the Ohio
State and Stone Lab
staff, or to view a previously-aired segment, go to http://www.wkyc.com/life/programming/shows/lake_erie/.
Stone Laboratory is Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake
Erie and the research and education facility of the Ohio Sea Grant
College Program. The Sea Grant is the primary university-based program of the
Department of Commerce’s National Oceanographic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA), located in each coastal state, to promote better
understanding, conservation and use of America’s coastal