Harvey Bootsma studies, among other things, the yearly discharge of carbon dioxide from from the lake into the atmosphere. The event could offer insights into maintaining a healthy food chain and the role of lakes in climate change.
Pollution runoff creates oxygen-deprived pockets in the waters of Green Bay, and UWM researchers are helping to resuscitate them.
Freshwater scientists discovered a Lake Michigan mystery, and meticulously documented data to solve it.
A UWM-constructed buoy observes Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach to ensure public health.