It’s 5:00 AM. My cabinmate and the science coordinator, Morgan, gets up and leaves. She’ll figure out the plan for the day based on the weather with the captain of the MV Namao, Walter and then have breakfast. I’ll groggily pull on my workboots and head to the upstairs lab to turn on the gas Read more about Lake Winnipeg Summer 2018[…]
By: Rachel Mandryk My name is Rachel and I am a summer research student working for Dr. Tim Papakyriakou at the University of Manitoba. On June 19, I traveled to Hnausa to continue sampling for the spring survey. Arriving bright and early, at 7:00am we took the “yawl” to launch from Gimli. The yawl (a.k.a. Read more about Namao Spring Survey 2018: Sampling the Narrows and South Basin[…]
by Dallas Korell Background Collaboration efforts between the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS) and the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium (LWRC) have begun in an attempt to expand freshwater research in Lake Winnipeg. The research done during the 2018 survey season will be a trial run with Dr. Tim Papakyriakou, focusing largely on examining the Read more about Lake Winnipeg Survey 1, 2018[…]
Look what we just published! A digital elevation model (DEM) of the Nelson River watershed. This image is a compiliation of a clipped layer of the Canada 3D dataset and the Lake Winnipeg Basin DEM layer produced by Ram Yerbundi at Environment and Climate Change Canada. The DEM was produced in ArcGIS. View the datasets Read more about Digital elevation model of the Nelson River Watershed[…]
Researchers at U of Winnipeg, U of Waterloo, Queens’s University, U of Saskatchewan and Wilfrid laurier University find Manitoba Lakes some of the highest for internal phosphorous loading.
This family is a key point of contact for our researchers on the Manitoba Great Lakes Project.
On March 22 – World Water Day – LWF staff and supporters gathered at FortWhyte Alive in Winnipeg to celebrate our shared waters and announce $21,000 in funding for four Manitoba-based projects. Researchers at the University of Manitoba are studying water quality in Lake Manitoba, Lake Winnipegosis and Lake Waterhen, combining satellite imagery with surface-water Read more about World Water Day 2017 – LWF funds $21,000 in local water projects, including UM Manitoba Great Lakes Project[…]
The Twin Lakes Beach Association does a great job of updating their Facebook followers about water levels on the Assiniboine, Waterhen,Whitemud and Fairford Rivers, and Lakes Manitoba, St.Martin and Winnipegosis. Their Facebook page is located at https://www.facebook.com/Twin-Lakes-Beach-Association-117545581660135/?fref=nf The update for Jan. 15, 2017 reads: Many of the gauges have been calibrated this week, including the Read more about Jan.15, 2017 water level update – Lake Manitoba area[…]
Congratulations Mike Stainton, Alex Salki and Al Kristosserson on your Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division)