Latest Lake Stories

2009-07-23 10:50:00

By comparing clear mountain lakes with brown forest lakes the scientists have been able to show that what controls production in lakes is light.

2009-06-14 20:41:22

Swimming in Florida lakes and rivers can be deadly if the Naegleria fowleri amoeba is present, public health officials warn. While no deaths were reported last year in Central Florida, three boys died of the infection in 2007, the Orlando Sentinel reported Sunday. The amoeba can be found in swimming pools, especially if they are not chlorinated.

2009-06-08 08:14:00

- 1.25 oz/ton gold over 6.6 feet and 3.6 oz/ton gold over 3.3 feet - - New lower grade hit at 4,714 feet (1437 metres) below surface suggests new depth potential.

2009-05-03 08:22:11

Siberia's Lake Baikal, the world's largest and most biologically diverse lake, faces the prospect of severe ecological disruption as a result of climate change, according to an analysis by a joint US-Russian team in the May issue of BioScience.

2009-04-27 08:07:00

TSX:RMX/NYSE Amex:RBY - 3.62 oz/ton gold over 9.8 feet, 6.96 oz/ton gold over 3.3 feet and 1.15 oz/ton gold over 12.1 feet - - wide zones include 0.36 oz/ton gold over 98.4 feet - VANCOUVER, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rubicon Minerals Corporation (RMX.TSX: RBY.NYSE-AMEX) is pleased to announce results of ice-based drilling from its 100%-controlled Phoenix Gold Project, located in the heart of the prolific Red Lake Gold District of Ontario.

2009-03-24 14:00:00

"Fly me to the moon" - to Saturn's moon Titan, that is. New Titan movies and images are providing a bird's-eye view of the moon's Earth-like landscapes.

2009-03-24 08:29:51

The Great Lake’s ice cover has gradually reduced by 30 percent since the 1970s, causing the biggest source of freshwater to become vulnerable to evaporation and poor water levels, say the scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

2009-03-23 08:28:00

TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY - high-grade intercepts include 2.01 oz/ton gold over 13.1 feet (68.8 g/t gold over 4.0 metres)- - includes 10.76 oz/ton gold over 1.6 feet (368.9 g/t gold over 0.5 metres)- VANCOUVER, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rubicon Minerals Corporation (RMX.TSX: RBY.NYSE AMEX) is pleased to announce new results from ongoing drilling at its 100%-controlled Phoenix Gold Project, located in the heart of...

2009-03-05 08:32:23

The water levels in the Dead Sea – the deepest point on Earth – are dropping at an alarming rate with serious environmental consequences, according to Shahrazad Abu Ghazleh and colleagues from the University of Technology in Darmstadt, Germany.

2009-03-02 15:15:40

Veterans of the Great Lakes shipping industry predict 2009 will be a slow season once the ice melts and the big barges get under way. "It's probably going to be kind of rough, said Ned Swartzinski, a wheelsman and maintenance worker at Interlake Steamship Co., The Detroit News reported Monday. Some of our vessels won't be coming out as early as they normally do, said Interlake President Mark Barker. He predicted one of his ships might not sail this year, if demand doesn't increase. Great...

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The Great Lakes And Their Impact On The Weather
2012-07-23 08:58:48

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....

2009-07-21 15:56:27

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...

2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).