Displaying episodes 31 - 41 of 41 in total
Buoys, Part 2! In this episode, we speak with IISG's Jay Beugly about our Two Yellow buoys, discuss the relative merits of West Lafayette's donuts, and more.
Buoys, Part 1! We speak with Kelli Paige of the Great Lakes Observing System about all of their data monitoring efforts and how our data needs have changed as our technology has changed. Plus: some really great life advice.
More COVID! In past episodes, we've spoken about how to go outside in a way that's safe and responsible. But we haven't spoken about *why* to do it. In this episode, Dr. Ming Kuo discusses the many psychological challenges of social isolation and how nature can help to overcome them.
Microbes…they’re everywhere! Today, we chat with Dr. Rachel Poretsky about microbes in the Great Lakes and the important functions they serve in the food web. Plus, bad grocery analogies and worse metric conversions.
We get another perspective on COVID-19 and outdoor recreation, this time from ER resident Dr. Frank Zadravecz.
COVID-19 and outdoor recreation, with Dr. Ron Hershow, Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with the University of Illinois - Chicago School of Public Health. If you are looking for information about coronavirus and COVID-19, we encourage you to turn to reputable sources such as your state’s health department. Or, as our guest says, when Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks, perk your ears up.
BONUS EPISODE!!! In this Researcher Feature, we speak with Zhao Ma, Associate Professor in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue, about her recent research into why people choose to adopt or not adopt water conservation best management practices.
In which we discuss the polar vortex, lake effect, and drinking yellow snow with Tom Coomes of ABC57 in South Bend, Indiana.
In this month's episode, we talk with author and adventurer Loreen Niewenhuis about walking around the Great Lakes. How do you do it? One step at a time. Why do you do it? Well, that’s more complicated.
We discuss the origin story of the Great Lakes and, because the show is 2/3 Canadian this month, hockey.
We learn all about microplastics and discuss an interesting business plan for the Chicago area.