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NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae, during the 2014 bloom season in late summer.
Michigan Governor Snyder urged to exercise full authority over Enbridge Pipeline No.
Announcement made during Capitol Hill Ocean Week WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) announced at the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's
Shedd Aquarium working with GREMM and its scientific collaborators to support research and conservation of beluga whales in the St.
Rule announced at Capitol Hill Ocean Week WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Counselor to the President John Podesta announced today that The National Oceanic and
EarthTec QZ Gains EPA and NSF Approval to Provide Industry’s Most Economical Answer to Zebra and Quagga Mussel Proliferation Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) June 02,
Report shows URC accounted for nearly $300 million in water research, education and outreach activities over past five years MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's
Palmen Auto Stores of Kenosha and Racine, Wis., stocks wide variety of pre-owned auto options KENOSHA, Wis., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car buyers in Wisconsin who are looking
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the departments of Environmental Protection, Community and Economic Development and Transportation joined dignitaries
The two-day event is slated for May 7 and 8.
The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....
If you look at our weather map above you see a warm front extending from Iowa into the Great Lakes region. What a warm front does is separate warm air from cool air. On the north side of the front the temps will be about 15-20 degrees cooler than on the south side of the front. The warm front is depicted on a weather map as having red half circles. The reason for using half circles it to show that advancing of the warm air from the south. Winds ahead of the warm front are from the...
Symbol: PRPUP Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48 N CAN N Synonyms: CEPU8 Cerasus pumila (L.) Michx. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NY, OH, PA Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants...
The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...
The Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish. Their range extends throughout the central and eastern US from central Texas north into North Dakota and east through the Great Lakes region to the coast. Its habitat includes pools, backwaters, and sluggish current over soft or mildly rocky substrate in creeks, small to larger rivers, and shallow portions of lakes and ponds. Yellow Bullheads are typically yellow-olive to slate-black on the back and sometimes mottled...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.