Radio Made in Michigan
4:31 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Measuring Great Lakes water quality today and a century ago

In addition to Dr. Rose's study, Great Lakes Echo also serves to protect the quality of the Great Lakes through information distribution via journalism.
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It’s been 100 years since the International Joint Commission conducted a Great Lakes-wide bacteriological study.  Scientists are now looking to recreate the 1913 research; the 100 years study will assess how water quality in the Basin has changed over time.

Lead researcher, Dr. Joan Rose, is the Nowlin Endowed Chair of Water Research, Co-Director of the Center for Water Sciences, and Co-Director of the Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment at Michigan State University.  Dr. Rose discusses re-evaluating the Great Lakes.

  

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