Volume 1 2011

Latest News


Walking barefoot allowed David Hart to traverse a muddy, flooded trail to get photos of the North End Trail on Madeline Island. Photo by Carolyn Rumery Betz/ASC

New Atlas Coasts Into Wisconsin
Wisconsin’s new coastal atlas is a Web-based resource that serves as a single entry point to a multitude of databases and learning opportunities for coastal managers, policy developers and the general public. The site consists of four components: tools, maps, catalog and learn.

Cable Delivers More Than Entertainment
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UW-Madison geosciences professor Jean Bahr and David Hart of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are using fiber optic cable and a technique called “distributed temperature sensing” to get information about the terrain inside a well.

Easy on the Eyes, Tonic for the Brain: The Relaunched Sea Grant Website
In January, Wisconsin Sea Grant released a new and improved version of our website. Take a look and tell us what you think.

Special Sections

Jim Hurley. Photo by Carolyn Rumery Betz/ASC

Program/People News
Wisconsin Sea Grant Deputy Director Jim Hurley left in February to take a job with the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene.

Featured Website
In addition to the new website, readers can get news from Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Water Resources Institute via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Wisconsin's Water Library
Recommended Reading on Native Americans and the Environment

Outreach
Water-Themed Story Hours Make a Splash



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