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NASA Satellites Monitor Great Lakes Ice
2013-11-14 08:15:18

Scientists from NASA and NOAA developed a new technique that uses satellites to monitor the ice cover of the Great Lakes.

Large Lakes Observatory Works Toward Deeper Understanding Of How lakes Function
2011-12-13 03:45:20

Many parts of the ocean are better understood than some of the Earth's large lakes, despite the fact that these are key reservoirs for much of the fresh water on the planet. Since 1994, scientists at the Large Lakes Observatory (LLO) have been working to change that.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Aug. 4--After a parched summer last year that left docks stranded and boat propellers scraping sandy shallows, the Great Lakes are blissfully -- and surprisingly -- full again this year. Heavy snow and rains since last winter have made the lakes rise.

2008-07-18 12:00:45

ORILLIA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 18, 2008) - Minister Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe and Government House Leader and Mr.

2008-06-18 03:00:18

By Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 18--U.S. and Canadian officials will be in Wisconsin this week for two public hearings on the persistently low Lake Michigan water levels.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.