Dr. Stu Ludsin and his work on the impacts of climate change on our aquatic resources were highlighted in a recent radio story on Sunny 95 (94.7 fm).
Check out the full write-up here: December for the books.
Also, check out more about Stu's work on his research page or by looking through his projects.
A group of 6th graders from Indianola elementary visited our lab a few weeks ago and sent us thank you cards in return (although, admittedly, we had as much fun as they did).
We talked with them about otoliths and what they can tell us about the fish species that we study. We use otoliths in many aspects of our work. Check out Research Integration and Synergies and Stock Discrimination and Population Connectivity to learn more.
We also showed them our ongoing experiment involving the impacts of hypoxia and climate change on cichlids. To learn more about that project, go here.
Finally, we gave them all a chance to walk in the shoes of an aquatic ecologist... quite literally. They donned waders, grabbed seines, and hit a local pond to check out the aquatic life. Based on the thank you's, I think they enjoyed themselves... almost as much as we did.
Congrats to Dr. Troy Farmer on his graduation this Sunday.
He joins the cast of AEL alumni and (thankfully!) will be staying with us as a post-doc in the coming year.
photo credit: Stu Ludsin, clipped from OSU Graduation Video
An interview with Dr. Stu Ludsin is highlighted in a December 11th Public News Service article entitled, "Scientist: Heavier Snow Just One Climate Change Impact in Ohio." In the article, Dr. Ludsin discusses the potential implications of climate change in Ohio and that the issues we see today, such as invasive species, heavier snowfall, and record high temperatures, will only be compounded as the climate continues to warm.
Check out the full article here: "Scientist: Heavier Snow Just One Climate Change Impact in Ohio."
Also, learn more about Dr. Ludsin's work on by checking out his research interests and projects.
photo credit: Randi Hausken
Dr. Stuart Ludsin