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Lake Pulse to visit 232 lakes in 7 provinces this summer!

(en français ici) Flashback to summer 2017 At the Lake Pulse command & control centre (Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada) The Director was grumbling again! He moodily opened box upon box of carefully packed samples from the 5 field crews traveling across 4 provinces to visit 217 lakes. At each lake, a crew spent a strenuous day…

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Guest blogger

Message from a Lake Pulse 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…

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A deep dive into lake colour… and your favourite drink

“Why are you measuring that?” A new blog series on Lake Pulse projects Colourful liquids What is blond, amber or brown and needed – in copious amounts – by Lake Pulse field teams? The correct answer is “Canadian lake water”: our crews diligently collect hundreds of water samples as part of our national assessment of…

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Meet the Lake Pulse Director

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

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