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Minnesota Sea Grant and KUMD Radio (103.3 FM) are at it again. During this season, Sea Grant host Judy Zomerfelt delivers university research concerning aquatic systems and coastal communities to listeners — with a splash of fun. The show aires at 7:45 AM every Wednesday morning.

MN Sea Grant: Catching Up With Aquatic Science Minnesota Sea Grant

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Minnesota Sea Grant and KUMD Radio (103.3 FM) are at it again. During this season, Sea Grant host Judy Zomerfelt delivers university research concerning aquatic systems and coastal communities to listeners — with a splash of fun. The show aires at 7:45 AM every Wednesday morning.

    Testing and Treatment of Freshwater Ballast

    Testing and Treatment of Freshwater Ballast

    The world's first freshwater ballast testing facility is right here in the Duluth-Superior Harbor. Dr. Euan Reavie, Research Associate with NRRI tells us what it means for alternative treatments.

    • 6 min
    Hypothermia Gives Me the Shivers

    Hypothermia Gives Me the Shivers

    Dr. Larry Wittmer of UMD Medical School teaches us how to stay safe and keep hypothermia from sneaking up on us.

    • 5 min
    Salmon, Trout, Steelhead – How Much Is Enough?

    Salmon, Trout, Steelhead – How Much Is Enough?

    Don Schriener, Area Supervisor of Lake Superior Fisheries Management, talks about our favorite sport fish and the challenges of managing harvestable fish stocks.

    • 6 min
    Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Algal Blooms

    Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Algal Blooms

    Dr. Robert Hecky, Biology Professor at UMD's Large Lake's Observatory discusses the phosphorous entering lakes and how it dictates the amount of algae growth in the lake.

    • 6 min
    The First Freshwater Robot and AUVs

    The First Freshwater Robot and AUVs

    LLO physics professor, Jay Austin, explains what technology can teach us about Lake Superior, after two weeks of playing with his autonomous underwater vehicle, the first underwater robot in freshwater.

    • 5 min
    Freighters, Lakers, and Mid-America's Seaport

    Freighters, Lakers, and Mid-America's Seaport

    Adele Yorde of the Seaway Port Authority distinguishes freighters, lakers and salties, and discusses commodities that go through the port, as well as what makes Duluth a desirable seaport.

    • 5 min

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