Teach Me About the Great Lakes

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Paris Collingsworth about hypoxia in the Great Lakes. What is it? Why does it happen? Is it bad? Plus: more than you probably knew about midges and the act of forgetting to remember not to forget.

Show links:
Widespread prevalence of hypoxia and the classification of hypoxic conditions in the Laurentian Great Lakes
Experimental Lake Erie Hypoxia Forecast 
Ice Cover, Food, and Hypoxia: How is Climate Change Affecting Great Lakes Fish? | International Joint Commission 
Joba Chamberlain recalls his bout with the midges
Cafecito http://chi.iheartcafecito.com/
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (U.S. National Park Service) 
Norelco Love Hurts ad

Show credits:
Host & Executive Producer: Stuart Carlton
Co-Host: Megan Gunn
Senior Producer: Carolyn Foley
Producers: Hope Charters, Megan Gunn, & Irene Miles
Associate Producer: Ethan Chitty
Edited by: Quinn Rose
Podcast art by: Joel Davenport
Music by: Stuart Carlton

Creators & Guests

Stuart Carlton
Stuart Carlton is the Assistant Director of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. He manages the day-to-day operation of IISG and works with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the program. He is also a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Coastal and Great Lakes Social Science Lab in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue, where he and his students research the relationship between knowledge, values, trust, and behavior in complex or controversial environmental systems.

What is Teach Me About the Great Lakes?

A monthly podcast in which Stuart Carlton (a native New Orleanian) asks smart people to teach him about the Great Lakes. Co-hosted by the awesome staff at Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.