Monday, March 24, 2008

Slideshow of Lake Coring

Preparing the Core barrel and Piston at Goodners lake with St. Cloud State EAS 322 Students

Jeff West from St. Cloud made a slide show that outlines the simple steps we all went through when we collected our Lake Cores. He took the Pictures at Big Lake with Big Lake High School Students and Mr. Pelot, as well as Dr. Jones from North Hennepin Community College and one of her students.
Check it out!
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Sunday, March 23, 2008

New Spirit Collects Lake Sediment Core at Crosby Lake

On January 17th a bus full of students from New Spirit School spent the afternoon retrieving two cores from Crosby Lake in St. Paul. It was not a particularly warm winter day (check out the details by going to The average temperature was 14.2 degrees F (-9.9 degrees C).

Two Lake sediment cores were collected - then people were glad to get back to the bus - it was cold!