Tag Limnology

UW-Madison’s ‘good ideas’ get lift from stimulus funds

August 26, 2009

The university has drawn more than $38 million in funding for more than 120 research projects and programs from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The work is spread across the range of academic disciplines, including public health, computer science, psychology, economics and engineering. Funding comes from agencies such as NSF, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Energy and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Prominent ecologist to speak on campus

March 25, 2009

The Center for Limnology has announced that Jim Collins, assistant director of biological sciences at the National Science Foundation and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Arizona State University, will give the 2009 Kaeser Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, in 145 Birge Hall.

Invasive species spreads to Vilas County lake in Wisconsin

August 31, 2007

The spiny water flea, a small but aggressive aquatic invasive species, has made its way into another of Wisconsin's lakes, University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers reported last week.

Limnologist receives preeminent international award

August 10, 2007

University of Wisconsin–Madison limnologist Stephen Carpenter joins the select ranks of the world's most distinguished lake researchers next week, when he will receive the highest international honor in his field.

Lake districts serve as prisms of environmental change

April 24, 2007

Two vastly different Wisconsin lake districts - one in a dynamic agricultural and urban setting, the other in a forested and much less developed region of the state - are proving their value as sentinels of regional environmental change, according to a new report.

Lake research offers clues to managing crayfish invasions

August 3, 2004

Rusty crayfish, an invasive species now crawling across the rocky bottoms of lakes and streams throughout the United States and Canada, may not always have a stronghold once they enter these bodies of water.