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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
KUMD
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
KUMD
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
KUMD
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
KUMD
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
KUMD
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
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Invasive Waterflea Research (8:37) Dr. Steve Bortone speaks with Sea Grant graduate student Tory Olson about invasive waterfleas, mercury, and the aquatic food web. Aquatic Invasive Species Spiny Waterfleas 2009.03.04
KUMD
Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Tory Olson
What is an Invasive Species? (5:43) Minnesota Sea Grant's Marte Kitson talks about the nuanced differences in defining introduced, non-native, and invasive species, what makes them successful, and how they spread. Aquatic Invasive Species Aquatic Invasive Species 2009.01.19
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Marte Kitson, AIS Specialist, MN Sea Grant
Fishing Pros vs. Aquatic Invaders (6:46) Professional tournament anglers care about invasive species. Sea Grant's Doug Jensen talks about how masters on the fishing circuit are stopping aquatic hitchhikers. Aquatic Invasive Species Fishing 2011.01.26
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Doug Jensen, AIS Specialist, MN Sea Grant
About Those Spiny Waterfleas... (5:56) Donn Branstrator, associate professor with the University of Minnesota Duluth, talks about how invasive zooplankters are altering some Minnesota's waters. Aquatic Invasive Species Spiny Waterfleas 2011.02.02
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Donn Branstrator, UMD Professor
Warmer Temps, Larger Lampreys (6:00) Tim Cline, associate research specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks about how fisheries management and warmer water temperatures have affected invasive sea lamprey in Lake Superior. Aquatic Invasive Species Sea Lampreys 2011.06.22
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Tim Cline, Associate Research Specialist, UW-Madison
Quagga Mussels in Lake Superior (5:22) [Transcript]
This program explores the invasion of quagga mussels in Lake Superior.
Aquatic Invasive Species Quagga Mussels 2008.04.15
KUWS
Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Aquatic Invasive Species (5:57) Sea Grant's Doug Jensen talks about invasive species and managing their populations in Minnesota's waters. Aquatic Invasive Species Aquatic Invasive Species 2009.11.11
KUMD
Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Doug Jensen
Sea Lamprey (9:15) [Transcript]
This program is about sea lamprey. Lampreys are an eel-like fish considered an invasive species in Lake Superior and the Great Lakes. Lamprey control costs millions of dollars every year.
Aquatic Invasive Species Sea Lampreys 2005.06.15
KUMD
Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Frank LePera & Peter Sorenson
New Lamprey Controls (4:31) [Transcript]
This program explores methods used to control sea lamprey populations in Lake Superior.
Aquatic Invasive Species Sea Lampreys 2008.02.26
KUWS
Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Invasive Species: You, Us, Them Host Jesse Schomberg talks about the Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference and why experts think we need a societal shift to tackle this broad issue. Aquatic Invasive Species Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference 2014.12.30 Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Interview with The Intern: A Summer of Aquatic Invasive Species [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg interviews UMD undergraduate Claire Freesmeier about her internship with Minnesota Sea Grant's Aquatic Invasive Species Program and the non-native species that are poised to damage Lake Superior if the region continues to warm due to its changing climate.
Aquatic Invasive Species HabitattitudeTM, Stop Aquatic HitchhikersTM, AIS Events, Climate Change, Lake Superior, Golden Mussel, Hydrilla, Killer Shrimp, Invasive Carp 2016.09.13 Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Claire Freesmeier, UMD Undergraduate
Climate Change and Minnesota (8:42) Jesse Schomberg, Minnesota Sea Grant, talks with Steve Bortone about climate change in Minnesota. Climate Change Minnesota Climate 2009.06.10
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Climate Change in Minnesota (5:04) Hear what host Jesse Schomberg has to say about climate trends in Minnesota and over Lake Superior. Climate Change Minnesota Climate 2013.06.06
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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
Weather Today, Climate Tomorrow (12:26) [Transcript]
Hilarie Sorensen, Climate Change Extension Educator, talks with host Jesse Schomberg about Earth's weather and Lake Superior's climate, potential water refugees and forests.
Climate Change Weather, Climate, Lake Superior, Water Refugees, Forests 2015.10.27
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Hilarie Sorensen, Climate Change Extension Educator, MN Sea Grant
Beyond Fish: Education at the Aquarium (8:58) Education director Sarah Erickson joins Dr. Bortone to discuss how science guides opportunities at the Great Lakes Aquarium. Coastal Communities Science 2009.03.18
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Sarah Erickson, Education Director, Great Lakes Aquarium
A View from the Lake Boat Trip (7:54) [Transcript]
Journey aboard the research boat the L.L. Smith Jr. onto Lake Superior. The trip is part of the popular "View From the Lake" program, which offers residents a chance to see what their communities look like from the water and to get hands-on experience collecting water samples.
Coastal Communities View From the Lake Boat Trip 2005.07.13
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant; Guests: Jeri Schwerin & others
A View From the Lake Boat Trips (5:23) [Transcript]
This program explores efforts to educate people about water quality on Lake Superior.
Coastal Communities View From the Lake Boat Trip 2008.05.13
KUWS
Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Green and Clean Marinas (4:54) [Transcript]
This program explores efforts to make marinas in Minnesota and Wisconsin more environmentally friendly.
Coastal Communities Marinas 2008.06.24
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Shorelink Interpreter (5:13) [Transcript]
Leah Ladehoff gets to spend the summer along the North Shore of Lake Superior, interpreting its biology and geology for visitors. Her work is a new part of the Shorelink Program, which is trying to strengthen interpretation and cooperation among organizations along the shore. The Sugarloaf Cove Interpretive Center Association based out of Schroeder leads the effort.
Coastal Communities Lake Superior 2005.08.24
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant; Guests: Leah Ladehoff & others
That Wild Wild Rice (6:38) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg talks about harvesting wild rice and research that is shedding light on how sulfate affects the plant's productivity.
Coastal Communities Wild Rice 2015.09.29
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Wild Rice: Sulfide Sensitivity and Minnesota's Sulfate Standard (9:00) Host Jesse Schomberg talks with Dr. John Pastor, professor of biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth, about his 5-year study of wild rice and how this state grain responds to the nuances of sulfate and sulfide in Minnesota waters. Coastal Communities Wild Rice, Sulfide, Sulfate 2017.02.28
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dr. John Paster, Professor of Biology, UMD
E. Coli in Duluth-Superior Harbor Fish (4:38) [Transcript]
This program explores research on E. coli in wild fish. E. coli bacteria contamination in the Duluth/Superior harbor has been an issue for many years. University of Minnesota Duluth biology professor Randall Hicks is working with researchers to narrow the field for possible causes and pathways of contamination.
Coastal Hazards E. Coli 2008.06.10
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Beach Bacteria (8:00) [Transcript]
The focus of this show is bacteria found in the water and the Lake Superior Beach Monitoring Program.
Coastal Hazards E. Coli 2005.05.18
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant; Guests: Heidi Bauman, Coordinator, LS Beach Monitoring Program & others
Hypothermia Gives Me the Shivers (5:39) Dr. Larry Wittmer of UMD Medical School teaches us how to stay safe and keep hypothermia from sneaking up on us. Coastal Hazards Hypothermia 2010.02.17
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dr. Larry Wittmer, UMD Medical School
Beaches, Bacteria, and Your Health (9:33) Learn about the sources of E. coli in the environment as Dennis Hansen discusses his research with Steve Bortone. Coastal Hazards E. Coli 2009.03.25
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dennis Hansen
Contending With Coastal Contaminants (7:54) John Lindgren, fisheries specialist with the Minn. DNR, explains how the St. Louis River Estuary became impaired and what has been done to improve this Great Lakes Area of Concern. Coastal Hazards St. Louis River Estuary 2011.03.09
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: John Lindgren, Fisheries Specialist, MNDNR
Cold Water and Hypothermia (4:35) Jesse Schomberg explains hypothermia and how to survive this potentially lethal condition. Coastal Hazards Hypothermia 2013.04.11
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Coastal Hazards - Great Lakes Style (5:17) Lake Superior's communities might not face hurricanes or tsunamis, but storms, rip currents, and hypothermia can also take lives. Jesse Schomberg explains coastal hazards. Coastal Hazards Hypothermia, Rip Currents, Storms 2013.06.13
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Freak Waves (5:11) Adam Bechle, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin, explains what he is learning about unusually high waves near Lake Superior's Apostle Islands. Coastal Hazards Lake Superior Waves 2011.06.15
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Adam Bechle, Grad Student, UW
Rip Currents (9:09) [Transcript]
The focus of today's show is rip currents. The week of June 5 is National Rip Current Awareness Week. If you recall, these currents, which can take lives, have been a hot topic the last few summers.
Coastal Hazards Rip Currents 2005.06.01
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Jesse Schomberg, Coastal Communities Educator, and other
Lake Superior Rip Currents (4:40) [Transcript]
This program looks at new efforts to promote awareness of rip currents on the Lake Superior shoreline.
Coastal Hazards Rip Currents 2008.08.05
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Algal Blooms (6:05) Dr. Robert Hecky, Biology Professor at UMD's Large Lake's Observatory discusses the phosphorous entering lakes and how it dictates the amount of algae growth in the lake. Coastal Hazards Algal Blooms, Nitrogen, Phosphorous 2010.02.03
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dr. Robert Hecky, Biology Professor, UMD's Large Lake's Observatory
Ice: Variety and Safety (5:08) Hear Jesse Schomberg talk about frazil, pancake ice and safety tips for crossing frozen water. Coastal Hazards Ice Variety and Safety 2015.02.10
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Are you Weather-Ready? (6:03) Host Jesse Schomberg talks to Carol Christenson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Duluth, about severe weather and what it means to be a weather-ready nation. Coastal Hazards Weather Ready Nation 2016.04.12
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Carol Christenson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service
Game-Changing Advances in Assessing Beach Bacteria (5:16) Host Jesse Schomberg talks about how researchers are using Lake Superior and the St. Louis River Estuary as test sites for developing new techniques to determine the sources of bacteria found on beaches. Coastal Hazards Bacteria, E. Coli, Beaches, Lake Superior, St. Louis River Estuary 2016.04.26
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
VHS Virus and Lake Superior (10:06) Jeff Gunderson, extension professor for the Minnesota Sea Grant College Program at UMD, will talk about the VHS virus and Lake Superior Fish. Fish Fish virus, VHS, Lake Superior 2009.05.06
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Jeff Gunderson, Fisheries/Aquaculture Educator, MN Sea Grant
Creating Sustainable Fisheries (11:15) Steve Bortone talks with Kendra Richards about safe, sustainable fisheries and Lake Superior. Fish Fisheries, Sustainable 2009.06.24
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Host: Kendra Richards, Producer; Guest: Steve Bortone, Director, MN Sea Grant
Popular Chemicals Afflict Fish (5:18) Gerald Ankley, a toxicologist with the EPA Laboratory in Duluth, talks about endocrine disrupting chemicals, hormones and hormone mimics that affect fish reproduction and development. Fish Fish, Chemicals 2011.02.16
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Gerald Ankley, Toxicologist, EPA
It's a Living: Superior's Lake Herring Fishery (5:30) Steve Dahl, a commercial fisherman on Minnesota's North Shore, talks about gill netting Lake Herring and the changes he's seen after 25 years of plying the waters of Lake Superior. Fish Lake Herring 2011.05.04
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Steve Dahl, Commercial Fisherman
Parasites of Freshwater Fish (3:55) Jesse Schomberg talks about an uncomfortable but important topic for anyone who eats fish: tapeworms and other fish parasites. Fish Parasites, Freshwater Fish 2013.04.25
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Big Fat Lake Trout: Siscowet (5:14) Jesse Schomberg talks about Lake Superior's numerous siscowet and why this hefty strain of lake trout is being eyed as a source of fish oil. Fish Lake Trout, Siscowet, Fish Oil 2013.06.19
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Coaster Brook Trout (8:59) [Transcript]
This episode we'll learn about a fish native to Lake Superior called the coaster brook trout. Long ago they were incredibly abundant, causing fishing scenes reminiscent of the smelt runs during the 1960s and 70s. We'll investigate what caused their decline and an initiative that's trying to help coaster brook trout rebound.
Fish Coaster Brook Trout 2005.08.10
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant; Guests: Jeff Gunderson, Fisheries/Aquaculture Educator, MN Sea Grant and others
Risks and Benefits of Eating Lake Superior Fish (4:44) [Transcript]
This program explores the health risks and benefits of eating fish from Lake Superior.
Fish Eating Fish, Benefits & Risks 2008.01.03
KUWS
Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Spirit of the Annual Smelt Run (4:38) [Transcript]
This program explores the decline of the smelt run in Lake Superior.
Fish Smelt, Lake Superior 2008.04.29
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Lake Superior Food Webs and Fish Diets (6:01) Allison Gamble discusses Lake Superior food webs and fish diets. Fish Fish Food, Fish diets, Lake Superior food webs 2009.12.09
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Allison Gamble, Grad Student, UMD
Noisy Fish, Or Can Fish Talk? (5:32) Dr. Allen Mensinger, Associate Professor in UMD's Biology Department, fills us in on noisy fish and how some fish can talk. Fish Fish sounds 2009.12.23
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dr. Allen Mensinger, Associate Professor, UMD's Biology Dept.
Salmon, Trout, Steelhead - How Much Is Enough? (6:29) Don Schriener, Area Supervisor of Lake Superior Fisheries Management, talks about our favorite sport fish and the challenges of managing harvestable fish stocks. Fish Salmon, Trout, Fisheries 2010.02.10
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Don Schriener, Area Supervisor, Lake Superior Fisheries Management
Lake Superior Fish: It's What's for Dinner (4:31) Hear Jesse Schomberg talk about fish boils, planking and other recipes for outstanding culinary experiences with Great Lakes fish. Fish Lake Superior, Fish Recipes 2014.10.21
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Burbot and the Lota lota Love Song (7:23) [Transcript]
Guest host Olivia Dehler explains a few things about burbot, a native fish of Lake Superior. Topics cover fish oil and fox fur, the Eelpout Festival, and "The Song."
Fish Burbot, Lake Superior, Fish Oil, Fox Fur, Eelpout Festival 2015.09.15
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Host: Olivia Dehler, MN Sea Grant
"Kala, Kala, Kala" - Charter Fishing Lake Superior Style (6:07) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg talks about the charter fishing industry in western Lake Superior and the aquatic food web on which it is built.
Fish Charter Fishing, Lake Trout, Food Web 2016.09.27
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
The Perplexing Pink Salmon of Lake Superior (5:41) [Transcript]
Join host Jesse Schomberg as he explains how Pink Salmon came to live in Lake Superior.
Fish Pink Salmon, Lake Superior 2017.02.14
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Lake Superior: Astounding Facts and How They're Retrieved (8:13) Host Steve Bortone discusses Lake Superior's temperature and circulation modeling with Jay Austin, assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth Large Lakes Observatory and Department of Physics. Lake Superior Temperature, Circulation 2009.03.11
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Jay Austin, Assistant Professor, Large Lakes Observatory/Dept. of Physics, UMD
Lake Effect Weather: Winter (5:59) National Weather Service warning coordinator meteorologist, Carol Christenson, talks about Lake Superior's warmer by the lake winters. Lake Superior Weather, Lake Effect, Winter 2011.03.16
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Carol Christenson, Meteorologist, National Weather Service
Lake Effect Weather: Summer (5:42) National Weather Service warning coordinator meteorologist, Carol Christenson, discusses summer weather phenomena around Lake Superior. Lake Superior Weather, Lake Effect, Summer 2011.05.11
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Carol Christenson, Meteorologist, National Weather Service
Lake Superior Facts (3:11) Jesse Schomberg describes how Lake Superior facts should inspire awe. For more information, click here. Lake Superior Facts 2013.04.04
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Look What the Wind Blew In! (5:00) Whale burps and agates. Jesse Schomberg tells you about what a Lake Superior wind can blow up onto the north shore. Lake Superior Beach Treasures, Whale Burps, Agates 2013.05.16
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
North Shore Bird Migration (9:40) Anna Peterson, a graduate student at the University of Minnesota Duluth, shares information about migrating birds along Lake Superior's North Shore with Dr. Bortone. Lake Superior Birds, Migration, North Shore 2009.04.01
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Host: Steve Bortone, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Anna Peterson, Grad Student, UMD
Seiches in Lake Superior (5:02) [Transcript]
This program explores the occurrence of seiches in Lake Superior. A seiche is a little-known phenomenon that occurs within the Great Lakes. They are standing waves that occur in an enclosed body of water.
Lake Superior Seiche 2008.03.11
KUWS
Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Importance of Ice Cover for Lake Superior (5:10) [Transcript]
This program explores the importance of ice cover for Lake Superior. Researchers have witnessed many changes in the Great Lakes in the wake of abnormally warm winters and summers in recent years. Many lake scientists are examining the impact of warmer temperatures on Lake Superior.
Lake Superior Ice 2008.04.03
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Host: Marie Zuikov, MN Sea Grant
Is Our Large Lake Healthy? (6:00) Dr. Norine Dobiesz of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory defines a healthy ecosystem for a large lake like Superior as one that is most stable or that changes the least. Lake Superior Healthy Ecosystem 2009.12.30
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Dr. Norine Dobiesz, Large Lakes Observatory, UMD
High Tide on Lake Superior (6:08) Mike Sierszen of the EPA in Duluth explains tidal action in Lake Superior and the difference between a seiche and a tide. Lake Superior Seiche vs. Tide, Tidal Action 2010.01.06
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Host: Judy Zomerfelt, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Mike Sierszen, EPA
Color of Lake Superior (5:10) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg discusses why Lake Superior's surface ranges in color from red to blue.
Lake Superior Surface Water Color 2015.03.24
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Beer, Tomatoes and Great Lakes Water, Part 1 (The Compact) (5:29) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg talks about The Great Lakes Water Compact and why beer can be exported from the Great Lakes basin without much ado but straight water cannot.
Lake Superior Great Lakes Water Compact, Beer, Tomatoes, Drinking Water 2015.11.24
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
Beer, Tomatoes and Great Lakes Water, Part 2 (Virtual Water) (5:28) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg discusses the complexity of how water moves in and out of the Great Lakes basin.
Lake Superior Virtual Water, Great Lakes Basin 2015.12.08
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
What Ice (or Lack Thereof) Means for Ecological Processes Underwater (7:05) [Transcript]
Jesse Schomberg interviews Ted Ozersky, Assistant Professor of Biology and the Large Lakes Observatory at UMD. Ozersky has studied large, cold lakes worldwide finding that there's more going on under the ice than we thought.
Lake Superior Ice 2015.12.22
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Ted Ozersky, Assistant Professor of Biology, Large Lakes Observatory, UMD
Superior Sand! (6:01) Host Jesse Schomberg talks about Lake Superior's sand, how it forms and why he has a bag of black sand in his office. Lake Superior Sand 2016.12.20
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, 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
KUMD
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
KUMD
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
It's a Blue-Green World! Cyanobacteria and You (6:27) [Transcript]
Host Jesse Schomberg talks about cyanobacteria (aka. blue-green algae) and ways that Sea Grant, and possibly you, are working to understand hazardous algae blooms.
Water Quality Blue-Green Algae, Cyanobacteria 2016.11.08
KUMD
Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant
A Pinch of Road Salt (6:51) Host Jesse Schomberg talks with Erica Strom, a Minnesota Green Corps volunteer who is working with the City of Duluth to minimize the amount of road salt that ends up in the city's streams and in Lake Superior. Water Quality Road Salt 2017.01.17
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Host: Jesse Schomberg, MN Sea Grant; Guest: Erica Strom, Volunteer, Minnesota Green Corps

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