Posts by LakePulse

From lakes to labs to you!

The “Impossible Mission Plan”: A Failed Failure Ends Successfully Our director failed once again but, apparently, he is happy about it. If you had read our previous blog post (back in February 2018), you will remember that he decided to severely punish the field teams for having too much fun during the sampling season in…

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Guest blogger

Message from a LakePulse participant (full text version with links follows) I appeared here, nestled in my watershed, 8000 years ago as an immense glacier was melting. In these ancient times, caribou and lake trout found their way to me. People followed and lived sustainably along my shore over millennia. I’m a Canadian Shield lake:…

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A deep dive into lake colour… and your favourite drink

“Why are you measuring that?” A new blog series on LakePulse projects Colourful liquids What is blond, amber or brown and needed by LakePulse field teams? The correct answer is “Canadian lake water”: our crews diligently collect hundreds of water samples as part of our national assessment of lakes. Although, you’re right if you answered…

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Meet the LakePulse Director

It took some convincing (chocolate works wonders), but we finally got our LakePulse Director in front of the camera for a brief interview. Watch our 2 new videos! Enjoy them both! They’re different! Meet our Director (in English) Notre directeur (in French) Our LakePulse Director, Yannick Huot, is also a professor in Applied Geomatics at the Université…

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