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Last updated: August 25, 2014


Awards & Recognition


John Crawford is the recipient of 2014 Exceptional Promise in Graduate Research Award from Ecological Society of America (ESA) Aquatic Ecology Section - Crawford, J.T., E.H. Stanley, S.A. Spaw, J.C. Finlay, L.C. Loken and R.G. Striegl. Ebullitive methane emissions from oxygenated wetland streams. 2014. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12614.  Listen to WORT FM89.9, June 30, 2014 or read UW News article, May 23, 2014 - Babbling brooks adding to climate change?
Steve Carpenter has been awarded the 2014 MIT Technology Achievement Award (Individual). The awards are given for technology leadership in Wisconsin. April 11, 2014.
Wisconsin Academy Announces 2014 Fellows - Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & Letters, February 7, 2014 (John Magnuson)
Run of awards for conservation biologist - University of Cape Town News, September 23, 2 013 (Graeme Cumming)
Waters of Wisconsin - And Beyond - Wisconsin People & Ideas, Spring/Summer 2013 (Steve Carpenter, Paul Hanson, Emily Hilts, Jim Kitchell, Alex Latzka, John Magnuson, Peter McIntyre,  Ken Morrison, Emily Stanley, Jake Vander Zanden)
First, Fishing. Then, Volleyball. Serious Fun at Trout Lake Station - College of Letters & Science News, August 12, 2013 (Aisha Liebenow, Wes Matthews, Tim Kratz, Caitlin McAleavey,  Zach Lawson)
Presenting the 2013 Wisconsin Lake Stewardship Award Winners!
- Wisconsin Lakes Partnership, March 31, 2013 (Ali Mikulyuk)
Eight profressors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships
  - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 21, 2013 (Jake Vander Zanden)
The Most Studied Lake in History - Undergraduate Journalism student's article about the history of Limnology at UW-Madison, SWAB Magazine, December 2012 (Alexis Blakey)
Alexandra Branscombe receives two prestigious scholarships - Life Sciences Communication, October 24, 2012
Wisconsin Ecology: New cohort carries on century-old tradition -The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, August 30, 2012 (Steve Carpenter, John Magnuson, Pete McIntyre)
Early ambition: Peter McIntyre -  The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, August 30, 2012 (Pete McIntyre)
Lake Mendota is our Laboratory - University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives, July 10, 2012 (Arthur Hasler)
Grandparents University 2012 - Wisconsin Alumni Association Badger Voice, August 15, 2012 (Mary Possin, John Magnuson, Dave Harring)
Denise Karns has been awarded a Discretionary Merit Compensation Award in recognition of exceptional performance and support in the College of Letters & Science, Center for Limnology. June 26, 2012
Steve Carpenter' article Reconsideration of the planetary boundary for phosphorus has been selected to appear in the Highlights of 2011 from Environmental Research Letters. 
Ph.D. candidate Alison Mikulyuk is awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship through the National Science Foundation, April 2012.
Jake Vander Zanden is awarded a University of Wisconsin-Madison 2012 Distinguished Teaching Award .
Susan Knight is awarded the 2012 Robert and Carroll Heideman Award for Public Service and Outreach from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Faculty of 1000 ranked two of Steve Carpenter's papers as #1 and #3 for Freshwater and Marine Ecology in 2011: 1. Trophic downgrading of planet Earth and 3. Early warnings of regime shifts: a whole-ecosystem experiment, February 3, 2012
UW-Madison global fishery expert wins prestigious fellowship - University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 17, 2011 (McIntyre); see also: Press Resleases, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, October 13, 2011
Eleven professors appointed to named professorships - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, October 6, 2011 (Carpenter)
Know Your Madisonian: Limnology takes Stephen Carpenter from Madison's lakes to Sweden -, September 21, 2011
Steve Carpenter named 2011 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate - Stockholm International Water Institute (Carpenter); related podcast on EarthSky , May 30, 2011; see also: University of Wisconsin-Madison lakes scientist receives prestigious award (WSJ, August 24, 2011); UW-Madison limnologist receives international Water Prize (University of Wisconsin-News, August 25, 2011); Blog Om: Science, Nature and Economy (Blog Om Sweden, August 26, 2011)
Jim Kitchell receives 2011 Jack Christie/Ken Loftus Award - Great Lakes Fishery Commission (Kitchell), June 7, 2011.
Meeting Jim Kitchell - University of Washington Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Graduate Student Invited Speaker , April 22, 2011 (Kitchell)
UW-Madison trio named Leopold Leadership Fellows - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 28, 2011 (Vander Zanden)
2011 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research - awarded to Paul Hanson, February 22, 2011
Know Your Madisonian: UW limnologist is a strong voice on climate change - Wisconsin State Journal, December 8, 2010 (Magnuson)
College of Letters & Science 2010-2011 Classified Staff Excellence Award - awarded to Dave Harring, November 2010
Testing Mother Earth's Resilience - Science, September 10, 2010 (Oonsie Biggs, Steve Carpenter)
UW Ph.D. programs new the top of doctoral class. University of Wisconsin-Madison News and National Research Council, September 28 , 2010  (Limnology and Marine Sciences Program)
Young UW-Madison freshwater scientists noted by Great Lakes group - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, June 30, 2010 (Scott Higgins, Gretchen Hansen)
Marilyn Larsen Receives UW Letters and Science Career Award - University of Wisconsin College of Letters and Science, April 2010
Jim Kitchell Wins ASLO A.C. Redfield Award - American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, April 2010
The Wisconsin Idea: Limnologist Casts the Human Factor into the Study of Lakes - University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 26, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
What I do: I keep the UW limnology boats running - Wisconsin State Journal, August 17, 2009 (Dave Harring)
The J.C. Stevenson Memorial Lecture - Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR), January 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden) - Note: scroll down and click on Stevenson Lecture
Bringing Student Experience into the Classroom
- Teaching and Learning Insights, June 2008 (Stephanie Schmidt)
Ten faculty receive distinguished teaching awards - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 15, 2008 (Tony Ives, Trina McMahon)
Seven honored with Romnes awards - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, March 18, 2008 (Emily Stanley)
IRPE Laureates and Their Major Scientific Achievements - Inter Research Science Center (Jake Vander Zanden)
Phillip R. Certain Distinguished Faculty Award - Zoology Newsletter, October 29, 2007 (Jake Vander Zanden)
Madison's Peace Prize Winners - Isthmus, November 8, 2007 (John Magnuson)
Nobel Peace Prize - UW-Madison Faculty Contributed to IPCC Reports - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, October 12, 2007 (John Magnuson)
Limnologist to Receive Medal - Wisconsin State Journal, August 12, 2007 (Steve Carpenter) - Note: scroll down several paragraphs
Limnologist receives preeminent international award - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, August 10, 2007 (Steve Carpenter)
College of Letters & Science announces academic, classified staff awards - Wisconsin Week, March 28, 2007 (Mike Pecore)
Dedication Ceremony Honors Revered Freshwater Biologist- University of Wisconsin-Madison News, May 8, 2006 (Hasler Lab)
L&S announces annual awards - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 18, 2006 (Paul Hanson)

Amphibians & Fish

Clear link between littoral lake habitat and fishery quality explained - WJFW TV-12, February 24, 2014 (Jereme Gaeta)
Why Fish Need Wood - Wonk on the Wildlife, February 3, 2014 (Jereme Gaeta)
Climate Change May Mean Fewer Fallen Trees For Fish To Use As Shelter - Wisconsin Public Radio, January 15, 2014 (Jereme Gaeta)
Fish forced into the 'foraging arena' when lakes lose their trees - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, January 15,2014 (Jereme Gaeta, Steve Carpenter,  Adam Hinterthuer, Greg Sass)
Warming Lake Superior Prompts Tribe to Try New Fish - Scientific American, October 3, 2013 (Jim Kitchell)
Catch and Release Rates - In-Fisherman, Oct/Nov 2013 (Jereme Gaeta, Ben Beardmore, Alex Latzka, Bill Provencher, Steve Carpenter)
Warming Lake Superior: Cheers Some Sportfish, Challenges Others - Aquatic Sciences Chronicle, September 16, 2013 (Tim Cline, Jim Kitchell)
Climate Change: Good for Walleye? - WXPR, August 27, 2013 (Jim Kitchell)
Study suggests some fishing regs aren't in line with fishing reality - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, July 9, 2013 (Jereme Gaeta, Adam Hinterthuer)
Road block: fixing aquatic ecosystem connectivity doesn't end with dams - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, May 29, 2013 (Stephanie Januchowski-Hartley, Adam Hinterthuer)
Thinking 'big' may not be best approach to saving large-river fish
- University of Wisconsin-Madison News, May 22, 2013 (Brenda Pracheil, Adam Hinterthuer)
UW study proposes "swimways" to help save migratory fish - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, October 10, 2012 (Brenda Pracheil, Adam Hinterthuer)
Swimways: Protecting Paddlefish through Movement-centered Management (PDF) - Fisheries, Vol. 37 No. 10, October 2012 (Brenda Pracheil)
Using the Internet to Understand Angler Behavior in the Information Age (PDF) - Fisheries, Vol. 37, No. 10, October 2012 (Brenda Pracheil, Ben Beardmore)
The answer is in a Fish's Ear - The Nature Conservancy, Cool Green Science blog, July 24, 2012 (Dan Oele)
Studying Pennsylvania's long-standing largemouth mystery
-, June 10, 2012 (Tim Cline)
How will early ice-out affect fishing opener?
-, May 10, 2012 (John Magnuson)
Also: Fishing opener: Early spring may be good for fishing, bad for fish - Pioneer Press, May 10, 2012
Sucker Migration, Harbinger of Climate Change - Aquatic Sciences Chronicle, December 1, 2011 (Pete McIntyre, Evan Childress)
A New Look at Pike - Northland Adventures, May 13, 2011 (Dan Oele)
New Mekong Dam a Go, and a Blow to Megafishes? - National Geographic Daily News, March 25, 2011 (Pete McIntyre)
Curiosities: How do fish keep from freezing in freezing water? - Wisconsin State Journal, March 28, 2010 (Steve Carpenter)
Looking Back to Look Ahead - Aquatic Sciences Chronicle On the Web, February 19, 2008 (Stephanie Schmidt, Jake Vander Zanden)
Preserved Fish and Stable Isotopes Help Reconstruct Historical Great Lakes Food Webs - Great Lakes Fishery Commission Press Release, February 4, 2008 (Stephanie Schmidt, Jake Vander Zanden)
Fertilizer Runoff Triggers Frog Deformities - Science Bulletins, American Museum of Natural History, 2007 (Pieter Johnson)
Warming Water, Stress Cause Alewives to Die - Wisconsin State Journal, October 3, 2006 (Jim Kitchell)
From Madison to Mongolia: The Crusade for a Giant Fish - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, March 29, 2005 (David Gilroy, Jake Vander Zanden)

General Environmental Issues

Global Collaboration To Address Climate Change - The Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio, July 16, 2014 (Paul Hanson)
Babbling brooks adding to climate change? - UW News, May 23, 2014 (John Crawford, Emily Stanley); also Listen to WORT FM89.9, June 30, 2014
Also related:  John Crawford is the recipient of 2014 Exceptional Promise in Graduate Research Award from Ecological Society of America (ESA) Aquatic Ecology Section - Crawford, J.T., E.H. Stanley, S.A. Spaw, J.C. Finlay, L.C. Loken and R.G. Striegl. Ebullitive methane emissions from oxygenated wetland streams. 2014. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12614.
Chris Rickert: No adapting to degraded Dane County lake quality - Wisconsin State Journal, June 29, 2914 (Emily Stanley)
Picturing a Future Wrought by Climate Change
- QUEST The Science of Sustainability, June 26, 2014 (Steve Carpenter, Jenny Seifert)
Human waste getting into our rivers:  It takes a special method to sniff out the problem
-, June 20, 2014 (Sam Christel)
Experts warn about toxic algae in local lakes
-, June 11, 2014 (Dick Lathrop)
Proposed Pinokee Mine project/Science on Tap:  Minoqua: Big crowd comes to learn the science behind mining issues in northern Wisconsin -, June 9, 2014
  ALSO:  Mining Forum Draws Large Crowd - WPR, June 6, 2014 AND Mining discussion brings in hundreds of people - (News 12), June 6, 2014
Scientists, Engineers To Hold Mining Discussion
-, June 2, 2014 (Science on Tap, Trout Lake Station)
Controversial iron mine the hot topic at June 5 forum in Minocqua -, May 30, 3014 (Tim Kratz Science on Tap, Trout Lake Station)
Wisconsin scientists unveil climate change narratives for 2070
- Great Lakes Echo, May 29, 2014 (Steve Carpenter, Jenny Seifert)
Babbling brooks adding to climate change?
- UW-Madison News, May 23, 2014; Also:  Science Daily, Phys Org, Archaeology News Network, ScienceBlog, Science World Report,, Mail Online, May 26-28, 2014 (John Crawford, Emily Stanley)
UW research team unveils possible futures for the Yahara Watershed
- The Herald-Independent, May 22, 2014 (Steve Carpenter, Jenny Seifert)
Next wave of research:  Ecology, super-sized
- UW-Madison News, May 20, 2014 (Tim Kratz)
Methane ebullition in wetland streams
- MethaneNet, May 2014 (John Crawford, Emily Stanley, Luke Loken)
Focus on Dane County: UW project examining future of watershed
- WI State Journal, May 16, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
Scientists unveil scenarios for 2070 life in Madison area
-, May 15, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
What will Yahara watershed look like in 2070? UW scientists lay out scenarios
- The Cap Times, May 15, 2014 (Steve Carpenter, Jenny Siefert)
A look at the future:  "Yahara Watershed" in 2070 - WMTV, May 14, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
Water quality improving across the Northwoods - News Watch 12, May 14, 2014 (Noah Lottig)
Our Lakes Are Our Future- Planning session seeks your input - Channel3000, May 13, 2014
Citizen Science Data Show Improving Water Clarity in Northwoods Lakes - WXPR radio, May 13, 2014 (Noah Lottig)
Improvement coming in lake water quality - Channel 3000, May 11, 2014 (Emily Stanley)
Steve Carpenter Explains "Yahara 2070" Project - Wisconsin Public Television, May 9, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
Earth-Day in the future-What will it be like? - National Science Foundation, April 15, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
*see also: Science360, April 22, 2014 (Lake Mendota)
Science on Tap sparks UW, Northwoods dialogue - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 1, 2014 (Tim Kratz)
NSF symposium addresses the long view of environmental change: Ecological scenarios - National Science Foundation, January 28, 2014 (Carpenter)
Trout Bog Focus of UW-Madison Researchers - WAOW, ABC Channel 9, North Central Wisconsin (Crary, Bodin)
Complex systems: Spatial signatures of resilience - Nature, April 10, 2013 (Steve Carpenter)
Predicting Collapse - Science, April 10, 2013 (Steve Carpenter)
Warming Lakes: Climate Change Threatens the Ecological Stability of Lake Tanganyika - National Geographic, March 7, 2013 (Pete McIntyre)
Discussing human impact on the Northwoods- The Lakeland Times, February 15, 2013 (Kratz, Knight)
Anticipating Critical Transitions - Science, October 19, 2012 (Carpenter)
Ecosystems on the Brink - Scientific American, October 3, 2012 (Carpenter)
UW Trout Lake Station hosts succesful open house - The Northwoods River Reviews, August 11, 2012 (Carpenter, Havel, Knight et al)
Revisiting Winter - Clean Wiscsonsin blog, July 23, 2012 (Emily Stanley)
Unique art ans science project displayed at National Science Foundation - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, March 31, 2012 (Emily Stanley, LTER)
A Conversation With Elena Bennett, Professor of Natural Resource Science - The Atlantic, December 14, 2011 (Elena Bennett, Steve Carpenter)
Taking a classroom to the coast - College of Letters & Science News & Notes, October 25, 2011 (Emily Stanley, Pete McIntyre, Claudio Gratton, graduate students)
Facing up to Phosphorus - Momentum magazine, Fall 2011 (Steve Carpenter)
Climate change could drive native fish out of Wisconsin waters - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, August 16, 2011 (Sapna Sharma)
NSF Awards Grants to Advance Digitization of Biological Collections - National Science Foundation Press Release, July 8, 2011 (Gries)
Sending out an SOS - Nature Climate Change, June 19, 2011 (Carpenter)
Smart Decisions for Changing Environmental Times - ScienceDaily, June 21, 2011 (Carpenter)
Crashes, Crises and Calamities: How We Can Use Science to Read the Early-Warning Signs (Len Fisher, author) - Wisconsin Public Radio, June 1, 2011
A Tale of Two Lakes: One Gives Early Warning Signal for Ecosystem Collapse - National Science Foundation, April 28, 2011 (Carpenter, Kitchell, Batt, Cline). Based on published paper "Early Warnings of Regime Shifts: A Whole-Ecosystem Experiment." Carpenter et al, Science Express, April 28, 2011, doi: 10.1126/science.1203672.  See UW-Madison News , April 28, 2011; Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies News , April 28, 2011; Science Now News , April 28, 2011; Daily Independent , April 27, 2011; PHYSORG.COM Ecology , April 28, 2011; ScienceDaily , April 28, 2011; Science Codex , April 28, 2011; BBC News Science & Environment, April 28, 2011; Milwaukee News Buzz, May 5, 2011; The Daily Progress, May 19, 2011; EarthSky Podcast May 30, 2011; EarthSky Interview and Podcast , June 6, 2011
Inspired by curiosity, fueled by fun -, April 10, 2011 (Kamarainen)
Artist, Scientists Collaborate on Exhibit Focusing on Ecological Change -  University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 11, 2011 (Stanley, LTER)
The Cassandra Factor -, January 29, 2011 (Steve Carpenter)
Aquatic Food Web Tied to Land - National Science Foundation, January 21, 2011 (Steve Carpenter, Jim Kitchell)
Expanding croplands chipping away at world's carbon stocks - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, November 1, 2010 (Steve Carpenter, Paul West)
*see also:  New Scientist, November 1, 2010; Wisconsin State Journal, November 1, 2010; Journal Sentinel, November 1, 2010
Carl Folke Discusses Ecosystem Management - Science Watch, October 2010 (Steve Carpenter)
Early warning for endangered species? - ScienceNOW, September 8, 2010 (Steve Carpenter)
World Water Day 2010: United States Facing Its Own "Quiet Crisis" - The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, March 22, 2010 (Steve Carpenter)
NSF Forum to Address "Ecosystem Services" in a Changing World - National Science Foundation Media Advisory 10-005, February 22, 2010 (Steve Carpenter)
Global warming bringing more oddball winter weather - National Wildlife Federation Media Center, inc. link to tele-conference (wav file), January 28, 2010 (John Magnuson)
TIP/Climate change experts - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, December 3, 2009 (John Magnuson)
Predicting tipping points before they occur - USA Today, September 9, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Migraine coming on? Maybe the planet feels the same - Environmental Research Web, September 7, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Early Warning Signals of Change: 'Tipping Points' Identified Where Sudden Shifts to New Conditions Occur - Science Daily, September 5, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Tipping points trigger abrupt shifts in people, society, nature - Thaindian News, September 5, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Is There a Climate-Change Tipping Point? - Time, September 4, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Tipping points - the universal warning signals for sudden change - European Science Foundation, September 3, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
For those about to tip... - Heliophage, September 3, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Dead Ahead: Similar Early Warning Signals of Change in Climate, Ecosystems, Financial Markets, Human Health - National Science Foundation Press Release 09-161, September 2, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
What Wall Street and nature have in common - msnbc, September 2, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
*see also: Kansas City infozine, September 3, 2009; U.S. News & World Report, September 3, 2009; Ethiopian Review, September 3, 2009;
Sceintists Seek Warning Signs for Catastrophic Tipping Points - Wired Science, September 2, 2009 (Steve Carpenter) 
Buffering Wisconsin's Water Quality with Science - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, May 14, 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden, Jeff Maxted, Matt Diebel)
Avoiding Catastrophes -  The Economist, June 22, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
Study: Can nature's leading indicators presage environmental disaster? - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, January 5, 2009 (Steve Carpenter)
New Project to Address Climate Change Impacts on Wisconsin
 - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 4, 2008 (John Magnuson, Richard Lathrop)
The Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts - Larry Meiller, Wisconsin Public Radio, February 27, 2008 (John Magnuson, Richard Lathrop) - click on Audio Archives to listen to program (aired at 11:45am)
Aging Infrastructure and Ecosystem Restoration
- Science 18 January 2008: Vol. 319. no. 5861, pp. 286 - 287 (Emily Stanley)
The Nature of Art and Science- Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine, December 2007 (Tim Kratz, John Magnuson)   


Formidable invasive species won't be easy to keep out of Great Lakes - Journal Sentinel, July 28, 2014 (Jake Vander Zanden)
UW Researchers Invent New Method of Controlling Smelt Population - Wisconsin Public Radio, July 4, 2014 (Zach Lawson)
Researchers hope weevils can stop spread of aquatic plant
- Wisconsin Public Radio, June 19, 2014 (Susan Knight)
Water-cleaning crustacean devoured by new predator in Lake Mendota - The Cap Times, May 14, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
Study reveals nuances of aquatic invasive behavior - WXPR, November 12, 2013 (Gretchen Hansen, Jake Vander Zanden)
Study challenges prevailing view of invasive species - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, October 24, 2013 (Jake Vander Zanden, Gretchen Hansen, Adam Hinterthuer)
In whole-lake experiment, have invasive crayfish met their match? - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, September 6, 2013 (Gretchen Hansen, Adam Hinterthuer)
The Health of Madison Lakes: Alien Invasion (.m3u audio file) - In Our Backyard, WORT, July 30, 2013 (minute 17:05-20:23; Jake Vander Zanden)
Invasive gobies staking out new territory- Great Lakes Echo, February 12, 2013 (Matt Kornis, Jake Vander Zanden, Gabrielle Lehrer-Brey, Jedchada Carlson, Hans Martin, Erika Nilsson)
Invasive Goby Population Up Near Lake Michigan - Wisconsin Public Radio News, January 21, 2013 (Matt Kornis)
Wisconsin scientists use lake mixer to drive out invasive species - Great Lakes Echo, December 13, 2012 (Jake Vander Zanden, Carol Warden, Zach Lawson, Jordan Read)
Stirred, not shaken, lake mixing experiment shows promise - University of WIsconsin-Madison News, November 5, 2012 (Vander Zanden, Warden)
Climate Change May Supersize Lamprey - Wisconsin Public Radio News, September17, 2012 (Jim Kitchell)
UW-Madison scientists look for right mix to remove invasive fish - College of Letters & Science News & Notes, September 6, 2012 (Zach Lawson, Jake Vander Zanden, Jordan Read)
A look at limnology research - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, August 7, 2012
When bass attack - MPR News, May 8, 2012 (Hansen)
Little Fish. Big problem. - Aquatic Sciences Chronicle, March 21, 2012 (Vander Zanden, Kornis, Lehrer-Brey)
Setback in fight against invasive Asian carp - The Why Files, March 8, 2012 (Vander Zanden)
Water manipulation at Crystal Lake scheduled to begin within weeks - Lakeland Times, June 10, 2011 (Kratz, Read, McMahon)
Lakes to be Surveyed for Invasive Species - Ashland Current, June 7, 2011 (Vander Zanden)
They Said It - Science, November 12, 2010 (Vander Zanden)
Long-term lake study suggests ecological mechanism may control destructive crayfish - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, November 4, 2010 (Vander Zanden, Hansen, Carpenter)
Pursuers of invaders eat their fill of what they kill - Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2010 (Hansen, Vander Zanden, Carpenter, Kratz, McCarthy)
Asian Carp Invasion - Office Hours Episode 6, March 23, 2010 (Vander Zanden)
Site helps to identify at-risk inland lakes - Journal Sentinel, March 9, 2010 (Jake Vander Zanden)
Where the invasive things are - and where they could be - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, March 9, 2010 (Jake Vander Zanden)
Ask Us:  How do you stop the spread of invasive species? - Wisconsin State Journal, January 17, 2010 (Jake Vander Zanden)
15,000 reasons to worry about state's lakes - Journal Sentinel Online, November 10, 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden)
Invasive species in lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa - WKOW TV, September 21, 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden)
In Our Backyard segment on invasive species - WORT, September 21, 2009 podcast (Jake Vander Zanden)
UW-Madison undergraduates make unwelcome discovery in Lake Mendota - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, September 16, 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden) * see also WisBusiness Press Releases 
UW Students discover invasive species in Lake Mendota - WKOW TV, September 16, 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden) 
Will a well-mixed, warmer lake doom invasive fish? - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, July 30, 2009 (Steve Carpenter, Chin Wu, Jordan Read)
Aquatic Invasive Species Still Threaten Lakes - WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio, July 17, 2009 (Jake Vander Zanden)
Reservoirs promote spread of aquatic invasive species - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, October 15, 2008 (Jake Vander Zanden, Pieter Johnson, Julian Olden)
The Smart Prevention Approach to Managing Invasive Species
- Wisconsin Great Lakes Chronicle 2007, Wisconsin Coastal Management  (Jeff Maxted, Jake Vander Zanden)
New Methods Developed to Estimate Sea Lamprey Damage  - Great Lakes Fishery Commission Press Release, February 4, 2008 (Justin Fox, Jim Kitchell)
Invasive Species Spreads to Vilas County Lake in Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, August 31, 2007 (Jim Rusak, Jake Vander Zanden)
Study Shows Hope for Ridding Lakes of Clawed Invader - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, July 31, 2006 (Nicole Hayes, Ashley Gramza, Jake Vander Zanden, Steve Carpenter)
Lake Research Offers Clues to Managing Crayfish Invasions - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, August 3, 2004 (Brian Roth, Steve Carpenter)
It's An Aquatic Invasion!- Wisconsin State Journal, September 2, 2007 (Jake Vander Zanden) 

Lakes & Rivers

UW study: Big rains in early spring responsible for most of Lake Mendota's phosphorous - The Cap Times, August 24, 2014 (Carpenter)
Dam Removals:  Rivers on the run - Nature International weekly journal of science, July 30, 2014 (Emily Stanley)
The Health of Wisconsin's Lakes
- The Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio, July 16, 2014 (Steve Carpenter, Jake Vander Zanden)
Babbling brooks adding to climate change? - UW News, May 23, 2014 (John Crawford, Emily Stanley); also Listen to WORT FM89.9, June 30, 2014
Also related: John Crawford is the recipient of 2014 Exceptional Promise in Graduate Research Award from Ecological Society of America (ESA) Aquatic Ecology Section - Crawford, J.T., E.H. Stanley, S.A. Spaw, J.C. Finlay, L.C. Loken and R.G. Striegl. Ebullitive methane emissions from oxygenated wetland streams. 2014. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12614.
Lake scientists to Kengonsa:  Lower your water quality expectations
- The Cap Times, May 14, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
Clarity for lake researchers' water quality questions - National Science Foundation, May 1, 2014 (Noah Lottig, Adam Hinterthuer, Emily Stanley)
Citizen scientists provide clarity for lake researchers' big questions - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 30, 2014 (Noah Lottig, Adam Hinterthuer)
Manure digesters seen as best hope for curbing lake pollution, but drawbacks remain - The Cap Times, April 30, 2014 (Steve Carpenter, Dick Lathrop)
Beach bummer: Closures highlight algae, bacteria threats in Madison-area lakes - The Cap Times, April 23, 2014 (Steve Carpenter)
UW researcher: Ice on Madison lakes 'the thickest I've ever seen' - The Cap Times, March 15, 2014 (Ted Bier, Photo: Dave Harring)
Great Lakes Water Levels are in Unusual Decline - The Weather Channel, February 4, 2014 (Carl Watras)
Great Lakes Water Levels are in Unusual Decline - livescience, February 3, 2014 (Carl Watras)
Water Levels of the Great Lakes Are Declining - Scientific American, February 3, 2014 (Carl Watras)
Ice cover affects lake levels in surprising ways - National Geographic NewsWatch, January 27, 2014 (Carl Watras)
Reports shed light on how evaporation, rain, snow affect Great Lakes water levels - Detroit Free Press, January 21, 2014 (Carl Watras)
Great Lakes Water Levels May Be Diverging From Long-Term Cycles - Wisconsin Public Radio, January 21, 2014 (Carl Watras)
Study of Lake Tanganyika Shows Fast Nutrient Cycling - Environmental Monitor, November 11, 2013 (Pete McIntyre, Ben Kraemer)
Sensor data give early warnings of ecosystem tipping points in Wisconsin lake experiment - Environmental Monitor, October 25, 2013 (Ryan Batt)
Study puts freshwater biodiversity on the map - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, October 16, 2013 (Stephanie Januchowski-Hartley, Adam Hinterthuer)
Great lakes, big problem - Corporate Knights, October 8, 2013 (Steve Carpenter)
Kentucky wrestles with how to deal with toxic algae
- Louisville Courier Journal, October 6, 2013 (Steve Carpenter)
Pollution in the Great Lakes: Mapping the environmental woes of the Great Lakes - Canadian Geographic, July/August 2013 (Pete McIntyre)
Fix more pipes to protect lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, August 13, 2013 (Steve Carpenter)
How (And Why) Scientists Cut a Northern Wisconsin Lake In Half- Wisconsin Public Radio, July 30, 2013 (Carl Watras, Susan Knight, Greg Sass)
Moving Rhythm & Booms might decrease possible health, environmental impacts - Wisconsin State Journal, July 26, 2013 (Jake Vander Zanden)
30 Years of Research Winds Down at Little Rock Lake in Northern Wisconsin - Wisconsin Public Radio, July 12, 2013 (Tim Kratz, Carl Watras)
Small Lake, Big Picture - WXPR, July 12, 2013 (Samantha Oliver, Andy Muench)
Troubled Waters - The Walrus, July/August 2013 (Steve Carpenter)
'Science on Tap' presenter discusses lakes and perceptions - The Lakeland Time, June 21, 2013 (Ben Beardmore, Alex Latzka)
Can we save Madison's lakes? A new effort raises hope for rapid change - Isthmus, April 18, 2013 (Steve Carpenter, Dick Lathrop)
Ice attacks Lakeshore Path, eats bench - The Cap Times, April 11, 2013 (Adam Hinterthuer, Jake Walsh, Denise Karns, Page Mieritz, Dave Harring, Corinna Gries)
Mendota's ice cover - Recording change at the Lakeshore Preserve - Clean Lakes Alliance, March 1, 2013 (John Magnuson)
Mapping effort charts restoration tack for Great Lakes - University of Wisconsin News, December 17, 2012 (Pete McIntyre); additional articles include:The Great Lakes Deserve Some R&R (The Nature Conservancy blog, December 19, 2010); Analysis: Environmental 'stressors' threaten Lakes Erie, Ontario (Detroit Free Press, December 17, 2012); Great Lakes map shows Ontario, Erie worst off (SeattlePI, December 17, 2012); Mapping effort charts restoration tack for Great Lakes (Science Codex, December 17, 2012); Researchers map Great Lakes needs and services (Great Lakes Echo, December 18, 2010); Study compiles Great Lakes stress maps (Superior Telegram, December 18, 2012)
Chinese River turns Red, and Nobody Knows Why - International Business Times - September 7, 2012 (Emily Stanley)
Why did China's Tangtze River turn as red as tomato soup? - NBCNews. com Science, September 7, 2012 (Emily Stanley)
Lake protection must continue - Wisconsin State Journal, August 17, 2012 (Steve Carpenter)
Trout Lake Station researchers study anything 'lake'
- The Lakeland Times, June 18, 2012 (Alexandra Branscombe, Carol Warden, Zach Lawson, John Havel, Susan Knight, Emily Stanley, John Crawford, Ben Beardmore, Alex Latzka)
Cry Me a River: Following a Watershed's Winding Path to Sustainability - National Science Foundation Discoveries, March 9, 2012 (Steve Carpenter)
Deep freeze has yet to hit Madison lakes - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, December 27, 2011 (Steve Carpenter)
Heat week more reason to rally for our lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, July 19, 2011 (Steve Carpenter)
'It's going to be a bad year' for algae blooms in area lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, July 17, 2011 (Steve Carpenter)
The Hacker Within focuses on scientific computing - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 7, 2011 (Nico Preston)
New Mekong Dam a Go, and a Blow to Megafishes? - National Geographic News, March 25, 2011 (Peter McIntyre)
Black Ice
- Wisconsin Public Television, March 3, 2011 (John Magnuson)
World's freshwaters contain too much phosphorous - environmentalresearchweb, February 14, 2011 (Steve Carpenter, Elena Bennett)
Also see: World phosphorous use crosses critical threshold - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 14, 2011; Tempe P-summit a quietly historic event -, February 14, 2011; Fertilized to death - Milwaukee News Buzz, February 18, 2011
Water, water everywhere focus of new sustainability project - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, January 6, 2011 (Steve Carpenter)
The State of our Rivers and Lakes - Office Hours, Big Ten Network, November 9, 2010, video (Peter McIntyre)
Toxic Mud Spill Latest Insult to Polluted Danube River - National Geographic Daily News, October 12, 2010 (Emily Stanley)
Global threats to human water security and river biodiversity - Nature, September 30, 2010 (Peter McIntyre)
Also see: Rivers worldwide in peril: society treats symptoms, ignores causes -, September 29, 2010; Report casts world's rivers in 'crisis state' -, September 29, 2010; World's rivers in crisis, scientists report - JSOnline, September 29, 2010, World's rivers face crisis, new study says - Wisconsin State Journal, October 3, 2010
The Buoy of Summer - YouTube, UW-Madison EngineeringUW, April 2010 (Johnny Dedrick, Paul Hanson, Scott Higgins, Trina McMahon, Todd Miller, Jordan Read, Luke Winslow)
Global grassroots lake science network has roots in Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, July 19, 2010 (Paul Hanson, Tim Kratz, Luke Winslow)
Lake Superior, a huge natural climate change gauge, is running a fever - The New York Times, July 19, 2010 (Jim Kitchell)
Drastic Measures: 8 Wild Ways to Combat Invasive Species - Scientific American, June 28, 2010 (Jake Vander Zanden, Jordan Read)
How UW-Madison scientists study blue-green algae - Wisconsin State Journal, July 2, 2010 (Paul Hanson, Trina McMahon)
Crews install devices to contain algae at BB Clark Beach -, June 25, 2010 (Dick Lathrop)
Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, July 1, 2010 (McMahon, Hanson)
Booms deployed on two Madison beaches to hold back algal blooms - Wisconsin State Journal, June 24, 2010 (Dick Lathrop)
Group hopes to make a clean break for Madison's Lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, June 2, 2010 (Dick Lathrop)
Madison hopes a new project will help in its annual fight against algae - Wisconsin State Journal, May 14, 2010 (Center for Limnology)
Devil's Lake cleaning up, thanks to an interesting bit of science - Wisconsin State Journal, November 16, 2009 (Dick Lathrop)
Lake Mendota Scientists Move From One Challenge to the Next - WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio, October 16, 2009 (Steve Carpenter, Dave Harring, Jim Kitchell)
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Climate change and lakes: Estimating sensitivities of water and carbon budgets - Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, August 27, 2009 (Jeff Cardille, Steve Carpenter, Jon Foley, Paul Hanson, Monica Turner, Julie Vano)
Cleaning Lake Wingra - Wisconsin State Journal video, September 2, 2009 (Dick Lathrop)
Without the carp, Lake Wingra cleans up - Wisconsin State Journal, September 2, 2009 (Dick Lathrop)
15,081 Jewels - Milwaukee Magazine, June 22, 2009 (Steve Carpenter, Tim Kratz, John Magnuson)
Blooming Limnologists
- University of Wisconsin-Madison News, July 20, 2009 (John Magnuson, Grandparents University)
Inland Lakes Around the World - WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio, April 22, 2009 (Paul Hanson, Tim Kratz)
Algae Season Looms for Madison Lakes - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, June 27, 2008 (Dick Lathrop)
State Initiative Gets Climate Change Discussion Rolling  - The Capital Times, June 18, 2008 (Dick Lathrop, John Magnuson)
Curiosities: Rough winters add salt to urban lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, April 9, 2008 (Steve Carpenter)
Landscape Ecologists Descend on Madison - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 4, 2008 (Noah Lottig)
Seize the carp! - The Capital Times, March 12, 2008 (Dick Lathrop)
Social-Ecological Feedbacks and the LTER Decadal Plan  - National Science Foundation News Release on the 7th annual symposium on long-term ecological research, February 21, 2008 (Steve Carpenter)
Lake Research - In Wisconsin, February 21, 2008 (Anne Small, Cynthia Rusak, Tim Kratz, Pam Montz, Susan Knight, Jim Rusak, Tim Meinke)
Scientists Continue to Test NASA Submarine in Lake Mendota - Channel 3000, February 15, 2008
Underwater Robot Lowered into Lake Mendota - Channel 3000, February 13, 2008
Recent Sightings: Icy Test Drive - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 12, 2008 (ENDURANCE)
Underwater Robot to Take Dip in Lake Mendota Monday - Channel 3000, February 8, 2008
Experts: Ice Quake Likely Caused Shaking on UW Campus - Channel 3000, February 1, 2008 (Jim Kitchell)
Getting to Know World of Bacteria– Wisconsin State Journal, January 12, 2008 (Trina McMahon)
Winter Ice on Lakes, Rivers, Ponds: A Thing of the Past?– National Science Foundation Discoveries, January 10, 2008 (Barbara Benson, Olaf Jensen, John Magnuson)
Decomposing Algae Likely Causing Pond Stench - Wisconsin State Journal, August 21, 2007 (Jim Kitchell)
Long Green Seen in Algae in City Lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, July 30, 2007 (Jennifer Jackowski)
It's Not About Looks - The Capital Times, July 13, 2007 (Dick Lathrop)
The Future of the Yahara Lakes: Realizing the Vision: The State of the Yahara Lakes - Madison City Channel 12, May 18, 2007 (Dick Lathrop, Ken Potter) (for a copy of the video, email Marilyn Larsen)
Expert Says Threats to the Yahara Lakes Are Substantial - Wisconsin State Journal, May 13, 2007 (Steve Carpenter)
Resident Bacteria May Help Clean Phosphorous from Lakes - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, May 2, 2007 (Katherine McMahon)
Lake Districts Serve As Prisms of Environmental Change - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, April 24, 2007 (Steve Carpenter)
Global Warming May Trigger 'Surprises' In Lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, January 11, 2007 (Steve Carpenter)
Thank the Wind for Chop on Lake Mendota - Wisconsin State Journal, October 19, 2006 (Jim Kitchell)
Surveys Track Changes, Trends With Area Lakes - Wisconsin State Journal, September 6, 2006 (Jim Kitchell)
What's weather buoy on Lake Mendota up to? - Wisconsin State Journal, August 15, 2006 (Denise Karns)
The Ice Culture - Madison Magazine, Feburary 2006 (John Magnuson)
Rare Alliance Forged to Protect Wisconsin Waters - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 21, 2006 (Jeff Maxted, Jake Vander Zanden)
Cool Tool: Lake Effect - On Wisconsin, Summer 2005 (Tim Kratz)
Professor Explores Science, Politics of Dams - University of Wisconsin-Madison News, May 18, 1999 (Emily Stanley)