An unusually rainy and cold year changed the phytoplankton makeup of one Michigan lake. Climate change makes similar changes more likely in the future.
Greenhouse gas dynamics research in lakes and streams by NTL-LTER yields some surprising results, especially regarding methane.
Primary production shifted and trout fled for deeper water during intense wildfire smoke periods, even far from a fire.
Technology on the horizon will allow researchers to track harmful algal blooms and measure their toxicity in real time.