Hydroelectric dams are a source of renewable energy, and many have taken the place of fossil fuel reliance across the United States. While they provide green energy to the grid, they also impact the environment above and...
In regions with historically secure access to clean drinking water, few think about the work that goes into ensuring that the water they fill their cups with is safe. In reality, millions of dollars are invested in...
Algal blooms showed up unexpectedly in Lake Superior. Researchers pieced together their cause and are on the lookout for future blooms.
Seeing the work of the USGS during flood season highlights the value of long-term monitoring and stream gauge data.
Recent testing of a wireless mesh environmental sensing network system offers scalability and convenience to field scientists.
FAU scientists have trialed a new solar-powered, algae tracking boat which may help warn of impending blooms.
The CREWS Buoy System got a new upgrade this summer, with a smaller footprint and newer technologies, to aid in its goals.
New, smarter buoys were deployed on Lake Michigan this summer, so EM spoke to an engineer who helped design them and a scientist using their data.