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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.

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Anthony Vodacek, a scientist specializing in remote sensing at Rochester Institute of Technology, is leading a two-year survey of the Lake Kivu system to collect scientific measurements for benchmarking hazards threatening the region’s biodiversity.

2011-05-13 07:30:00

DULUTH, Minn., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers going to and from Duluth soon will have more choices when it comes to bus service, thanks to Jefferson Lines' decision to expand its hub in Duluth. As part of the plan, Jefferson will take over the Greyhound Bus Depot in West Duluth on May 16.

2011-05-10 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and DULUTH, Minn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DemandTec, Inc.

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2008-07-17 16:15:00

A lone granite boulder found against all odds high atop a glacier in Antarctica may provide additional key evidence to support a theory that parts of the southernmost continent once were connected to North America hundreds of millions of years ago.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.