Very quick note today about one of the most-overlooked species of animals living in the Mississippi: mussels. My friend and colleague Jessica Kozarek of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory wrote a lot more about them in this article
At least, the drawn-down waters showed a lot to people who knew what they were looking at!
Ten years ago, in February, 2008, the Army Corps of Engineers drew down the water surface of the Mississippi River between Upper St. Anthony Lock, and the lower lock, so City of Minneapolis public
I’ve spent a lot of time recently listening to scientists talk about water, which is always interesting and informative. Hydrologists, aquatic ecologists, fluvial geomorphologists, and all the other disciplines and sub disciplines that focus on water share one thing: a detailed attention
I was fortunate enough to go to Florida over the semester break and, being me, poked around to see what sort of water stories I might stumble on.