Research highlights

Research highlights | Nov 7, 2017

Exploring What Oil Spills Do to Fresh Water

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 | Mar 28, 2017

How and Why We “Freeze-Core” at IISD-ELA

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.