The first student paper in our research group has been published! Check out Lambrecht et al., 2018 in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. (https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JG004587) This study documents two midwestern lakes as ferruginous and meromictic, properties that make them useful analogs to past ferruginous oceans.
New work published in the journal Scientific Reports by Dr. Elizabeth Swanner and colleagues simulates the iron cycle in an ancient ocean – with surprising results. Read the story here, and link to the publication here.
An Iowa State team receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to study Harmful Algal Blooms in Iowa lakes in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Find out more at https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/01/08/epaalgaegrant
Tania Leung and Erin Atchison spent a lot of time on East and West Okoboji this summer, collecting samples for our Iowa Water Center-funded study on the role of iron in stimulating harmful algal blooms. Read about our Iowa Water Center-sponsored research going on at Lakeside Laboratory during Summer 2017 in an article from the … Continue reading Lakeside Science
Jill Riddell reports for the Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation on Betsy Swanner, Chad Wittkop, Nick Lambrecht, and Sergei Katsev work to uncover the secrets of Canyon Lake’s geology and chemistry, Read about their research in the August 2016 issue.
Dr. Elizabeth Swanner received two, 1-year seed grants (2016, 2017) from the Iowa Water Center to study, “The role of iron mobility from anoxic sediments in stimulating harmful algal blooms”. Read more about the project here.