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This guide was developed for use by UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students to assist in their pursuit of water research. Water is a cross-disciplinary topic so many types of resources are provided in the fields and departments of Agriculture, Biochemistry, Ecology, Food Science, Education, Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Environmental Science and more.
This Water Research Guide was developed with the help of Jennifer Champoux, Amy De Simone and Peter Rudrud.
Aquatic Sciences News
Pollutant quickly finds its way into fish
By Marie Zhuikov
They took to the remote lake in Canada under the cover of dusk, dripping pollution into the water via the boat’s prop wash. Were these culprits improperly disposing of industrial waste? No. They were researchers, and their actions were in the name of science.
The setting was a unique area in Ontario, about 40 miles east of Kenora on the Trans-Canada Highway and then due south another 10 miles. The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) is one of the only places in the world where researchers can practice experimental limnology; in other words, instead of relying on computer models or other simulated conditions, they can study a real lake and see what happens.
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Visualizing the effects of diozin on fish
These sites have many links to water-related information.