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LLO Science on Deck
Scientists and staff of UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory invite the community to board and tour the Blue Heron research vessel in the Duluth Harbor near the Great Lakes Aquarium. The Science on Deck event is free and runs from noon to 4 p.m.
The public will have the opportunity to hear a presentation and also get to meet a number of graduate students working on freshwater research. Freshwater researcher Katherine Schreiner will speak at 3 p.m about “Microplastics in Lake Superior: Their Source and Fate.”
The Blue Heron is part of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System and is chartered by research scientists to explore any of the Great Lakes. For more info visit scse.d.umn.edu.