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What is Minnesota Sea Grant (7:10) Steve Bortone, director of the University of Minnesota Sea Grant program, talks about how Sea Grant advances society's ability to sustain aquatic and coastal environments and economies. The 7-minute monolog especially focuses on scientific endeavors related to Lake Superior and Minnesota's inland waters. About MN Sea Grant Minnesota Sea Grant 2009.02.25
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant
40 Years of Superior Science (7:04) Retiring director Jeff Gunderson talks to Jesse Schomberg about his 36 years with the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program, "aqua-shysters" and more. About MN Sea Grant Minnesota Sea Grant's 40 year anniversary, Fish, Aquaculture, Harbor Corrosion, Ballast Water 2015.03.10
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Jeff Gunderson, Director, MN Sea Grant
Sea Grant is Golden: New Director, New Directions (6:41) [Transcript]
Minnesota Sea Grant's new director is excited to be part of NOAA Sea Grant's next 50 years. Host Jesse Schomberg interviews Dr. John A. Downing.
About MN Sea Grant Director, Sea Grant Mission, Lake Superior 2016.02.16
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dr. John Downing, Director, MN Sea Grant
Sea Grant Act Signed 50 Years Ago...And Then What!? (7:22) [Transcript]
On Oct 15, 1966 President Johnson signed the Sea Grant College Act. Why would he do such a thing? What did it do? What has it done (maybe found a key to curing cancer?!?!?)? What does it mean for the future?
About MN Sea Grant National Sea Grant College and Program Act 2016.10.25
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
NOAA Sea Grant Benefits Minnesotans (7:38) [Transcript]
Guest host and Minnesota Sea Grant Director Dr. John A. Downing discusses the ways Sea Grant benefits the economic and environmental security of Minnesotans and the U.S.
About MN Sea Grant Economic and Environmental Benefits to Minnesotans 2017.03.14
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Guest Host: Dr. John Downing, Director, MN Sea Grant
Sea Grant! What Have You Done? (6:42) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg introduces listeners to a dog that helps whale researchers, oyster-inspired paint and sea vegetable farming to illustrate how federally funded science is making a difference in the U.S.
About MN Sea Grant Federally Funded Science, Whales, Oysters, Sea Vegetable Farming 2017.04.11
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Vagaries of Variability, Climate and Weather (6:27) Jesse Schomberg talks with Hilarie Sorensen, Minnesota Sea Grant's Climate Change Extension Educator, about the weather and much more. Climate Change Climate vs. Weather, Variability, Extreme Events, Temperatures, Ice Cover, Precipitation, What You Can Do 2015.04.07
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Hilarie Sorensen, Climate Change Extension Educator, MN Sea Grant
Testing and Treatment of Freshwater Ballast (6:20) The world's first freshwater ballast testing facility is right here in the Duluth-Superior Harbor. Dr. Euan Reavie, Research Associate with NRRI tells us what it means for alternative treatments. Maritime Transportation Ballast Water, Freshwater Testing Facility 2010.02.24
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Euan Reavie, Research Associate, NRRI, UMD
Great Lakes Shipping (9:50) Sea Grant's Great Lakes maritime transportation expert Dale Bergeron discusses why shipping commodities around the Great Lakes makes dollars and sense. Maritime Transportation Shipping 2009.04.29
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dale Bergeron, Maritime Extension Educator, MN Sea Grant
Lake Superior Ballast Water Research (7:16) [Transcript]
This program explores ballast water research in Lake Superior. People out side the scientific community are now realizing the impacts that foreign invaders have on the Lake Superior. Many groups are combining efforts to prevent the spread of invasive species, especially through the ballast water of ocean-going ships.
Maritime Transportation Ballast Water 2008.01.15
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Institute (3:55) [Transcript]
This program explores efforts to educate people about the maritime industry on the Great Lakes.
Maritime Transportation Maritime Industry 2008.07.22
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Freighters, Lakers, and Mid-America's Seaport (5:21) Adele Yorde of the Seaway Port Authority distinguishes freighters, lakers and salties, and discusses commodities that go through the port, as well as what makes Duluth a desirable seaport. Maritime Transportation Lakers, Salties, Freighters 2010.01.20
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Adele Yorde, Seaway Port Authority
Gales of November (4:59) Host Jesse Shomberg discusses Lake Superior's wicked November storms, shipwrecks, and more. Maritime Transportation Gales of November, Lake Superior, November Storms, Shipwrecks 2014.11.18
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Large Ships and Bulk Commodities: Great Lakes Lakers (5:16) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg talks about the largest vessels plying the waters of Superior and the robust shipping industry within the Great Lakes.
Maritime Transportation Shipping, Large Ships, Bulk Commodities, Great Lakes Lakers 2016.01.19
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
River Quest's 25th Season and Shipping News (9:26) Host Jesse Schomberg talks with Adele Yorde, public relations director at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, about the history of the St. Louis River Quest for area sixth-graders and the start of this year's shipping season. Maritime Transportation River Quest, Shipping Season, Shipping Containers 2017.03.28
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Adele Yorde, public relations directo, Duluth Seaway Port Authority

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