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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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Baikal Photo Wins 3rd Place in Contest

I’m very pleased to announce that a photograph from last summer’s field season has won 3rd place in a photo contest held by the International Association for Great Lakes Research. You can view the winning photos here and all of the submissions … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

To continue with Stephanie’s Star Trek theme from a couple weeks ago, I also could not resist this excellent opportunity to talk about The Next Generation. Except I’m not going to talk about Star Trek… or even Next Gen sequencing!

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BBC Radio 4 Highlights Lake Baikal Research

“An enormous drill crushes its way through a meter of ice covering Lake Baikal in southern Siberia. It’s the deepest lake on earth and alone contains 20% of the world’s liquid fresh water.” With these words, spoken over the sounds … Continue reading

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Bai-colleagues at ASLO 2013

New Orleans was overrun with aquatic scientists last week as folks from all over the world descended on the Big Easy for the conference of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography. Several of us attended, and before … Continue reading

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