Research highlights | Nov 7, 2017
You may be surprised to learn that we actually know very little about what happens to fresh water systems when an oil spill occurs. Moreover, we know very little about how best to clean those oil spills up. That’s why IISD Experimental Lakes Area is planning a large project to answer those very questions.
Research highlights | Aug 28, 2017
IISD-ELA isn’t just a pretty face, you know. We get down to some hard testing and analyzing in our chemistry laboratory. Hannah Polaczek takes us through four of the most important things that go down in our ‘chem lab.’
Research highlights | Mar 28, 2017
Did you know that the layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake can hold the key to the history of that lake, similar to what the rings in a tree truck can reveal? Learn more about why we ‘freeze-core’ in one of our lakes during the winter, and what it can teach us.
Research highlights | Mar 7, 2017
What research opportunities could IISD-ELA scientists take advantage of at this year’s Original Sturgeon Derby in San Francisco? Well, there are plenty of white sturgeon from which we can glean some important information. Our chief scientist explains all…
Research highlights | Jan 25, 2017
Did you think IISD-ELA closed down during the winter? Not at all! Ken Sandilands explains what happens during the winter months at the site that never closes.
Research highlights | Oct 4, 2016
Vince Palace explains some innovative, non-kill solutions IISD-ELA has been developing for tracking our fish’s health.
Research highlights | Jul 5, 2016
Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada are working with IISD-ELA lakes, as some mimic the oxygen-free conditions of oceans from over 3 billion years ago; allowing researchers to answer exciting questions about the ancient Earth in new ways.