This spring, a new course will present college students who are interested in natural resources management with examples of climate change from the Lake Superior region. The two-part course, offered through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) with funding by Wisconsin Sea Grant, is open to students from other campuses as well.
Deidre Peroff is the newest extension specialist on staff and one of her first major undertakings is to pair up with a National Weather Service professional to explore how to protect the lives and property of those less advantaged in Milwaukee in the face of severe weather.
A team led by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has found that small, one-foot, tsunamis caused by thunderstorms (meteotsunamis) happen more than 100 times per year on the Great Lakes. Also, larger meteotsunamis of nearly three feet occur once per year on average. Meteotsunamis are single waves similar to, but smaller than, tsunamis caused by earthquakes or landslides. Instead of being caused by seismic activity, meteotsunamis are formed by strong storms that move over the water.
There is a jackpot of fellowship opportunities available right now, with some open until February.
Thanksgiving 2016 provides the perfect opportunity to consider gratitude for Wisconsin’s extensive water riches.
The traveling photography display that tells the story of Wisconsin’s water wealth makes a month-long stop at the Sauk Prairie Public Library for December.
A new NOAA grant funds more outreach—this time, to a different stakeholder group.
The first week of November, a Bayfield marina became Wisconsin’s 21st clean marina. An additional six marinas were recertified at an event in Rothschild.
The urban farming pioneer brings a fresh and important perspective.
Valuable, and rare, salmon broodstock, are opening a new aquaculture frontier in Wisconsin, and beyond.