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Spanning time zones for a joint UK-US Bai-call

This week the U.S.-based Baikal Dimensions team sat down for a Skype with a U.K.-based Baikal team to update each other on our respective projects, and look for areas where we can help each other and collaborate. Our first joint Bai-call! Many … Continue reading

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Bringing the pieces together: the Baikal team face-to-face in Michigan

The Dimensions team got together for an exciting All Hands Meeting in Grand Haven MI last week – we had a chance to both find out how much progress has been made and converge on new ideas for synthesizing our results, in ways we … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Baikal

RT recently produced a nice short clip about Lake Baikal and what makes it unique. In the video, correspondent Thabang Motsei travels over the ice by hovercraft, visits the Limnological Museum, and speaks to local people about the lake’s biodiversity, beauty, … Continue reading

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Shoutout to Baikal at the 2014 Olympics

This short film kicked off coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics on Russian TV. The film begins with an alphabet primer in which each letter corresponds to some facet of Russian history and culture, and it goes on to depict major moments … Continue reading

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Study Abroad: Baikal 2014

East Tennessee State University International Programs Office has approved the 2014 Study Abroad program at Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. Led by one of our coPIs (me) and our new chair Joe Bidwell, an accomplished aquatic biologist, this study abroad … Continue reading

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Our outreach work in Russia featured in the ASLO bulletin!

The latest issue of the bulletin of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography featured a number of exciting international outreach projects, including our own work [pdf file] on Lake Baikal! Our outreach project focused on facilitating communication … Continue reading

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Dreaming about Baikal at Kellogg Biological Station

Last week Steve and I visited the Baikal crew at Kellogg Biological Station to exchange results and new ideas for collaborations on the Baikal project. KBS has a famous history of important work in aquatic science, and it is always … Continue reading

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