IISD-ELA in the News

IISD-ELA in the News | The Chronicle Journal | December 21, 2020

Lake research held off

"Operational challenges associated with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic delayed some planned summer work at a fresh-water research station near Kenora."

IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | December 17, 2020

ELA to carry on winter research despite COVID-19

"I'm happy to say that we ended up having quite a successful season," said Gerrard. "It was a much reduced season. We did a lot less than we would normally do because we tried to reduce the number of people on site and really limit contact between people. We decided very early on in April that we would prioritize our long-term data set."

IISD-ELA in the News | Macleans | December 3, 2020

Canada’s greatest assets in overcoming COVID-19

"Dr. Chelsea Rochman of the University of Toronto is another winner to watch. She won the renowned Sloan Research Fellowship for her work on microplastics in water systems. The fellowship will advance her exploration on how microplastics impact ecosystems and relate to other stressors, like climate change. She’ll carry out some of this research at the Experimental Lakes Area freshwater facility in northern Ontario, where she can examine impacts on the whole ecosystem."

IISD-ELA in the News | Toronto Star | December 1, 2020

Experimental Lakes teams weather season

“This year, we decided to really prioritize our long-term monitoring work for our 52-year data set, which tells us about how our lakes are changing in everything from fish populations to insects to water chemistry,” said ELA deputy director Pauline Gerrard.