Come aboard the Research Vessel MELOSIRA !

 

 

 

Meet our Captain Nick...

 

No, Brad is not playing solitaire...he's using the GPS to track the boat on the Lake

 

 

Click here to see pictures of the conductivity temperature depth (CTD) instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

The "Petite Ponar" lowers to take a sediment sample.

 

 

Lunch.

 

 

Getting a closer look at the sediment, we discover a leach, bloodworms, tiny fish, and of course TOO MANY zebra mussels.

 

 

We caught zooplankton and phytoplankton with a plankton net.

 

 

**Click HERE to see more pictures from the Melosira!!


** Click HERE to see the scanned SEM pictures!


**Click HERE for pics of picnic on north beach!


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