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GLIN==> News from the Aquatic Sciences Chronicle



The latest issue of the Aquatic Sciences Chronicle is now online:

 

www.aqua.wisc.edu/chronicle 

 

The online Chronicle delivers the latest news from the Aquatic Sciences Center, the administrative home of the Sea Grant and Water Resources institutes at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

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CONTENTS

 

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Tiny waterfleas may have big consequences

[WITH VIDEO]

 

Two invasive water fleas that have invaded Lake Michigan may change the dynamics of the food web in unpredictable ways.

 

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Making sense of a tangled web within Lake Superior

 

The increasing size of sea lamprey in Lake Superior means sure death to the trout, suckers and whitefish that are preyed upon.

 

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Featured Web Site:

 

Wisconsin’s Water Library

 

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Education News:

 

Students learn field skills to measure climate change; Jeremy Bates awarded Weston fellowship

 

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Program & People News:

 

Thanks to Phil Moy and Chris Babiarz for filling in while Jim Hurley was in D.C.; Carolyn Betz receives award; Anne Moser serves as library advisor; Goodbye to Peter Boger but hello to Jennifer Champoux

 

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ASC Droplets:

 

Great Lakes Compact signed into law; Online discussion group on climate change forms; The cost of invasive species to the Great Lakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kathleen Schmitt Kline

Science Writer

Sea Grant Institute & Water Resources Institute

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI 53706-1177

phone: 608.262.6393

fax: 608.262.0591

kkline@aqua.wisc.edu