Goldie Has Been Launched.

Read about the deployment in Matt Hongoltz-Helting’s article in the Waterville Sentinel.   

Buoy could offer better look into Great Pond’s ecosystem

By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling mhhetling@mainetoday.com, April 26
MaineToday Media

BELGRADE – On Thursday afternoon, a $20,000 buoy was deployed into the waters of Great Pond, a move environmental scientists say will help to answer questions about algal blooms and other looming threats to the lake’s ecosystem.

Goldie Buoy launch

Colby College and Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance researchers float past the research buoy named Goldie on Great Pond in Belgrade Thursday. The research buoy can be accessed online to inspect data it collects.
Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans

Colby College chemistry professor, Whitney King, back center, and Colby College senior, Matt LaPine, 22, install a research buoy named Goldie in to Great Pond in Belgrade. The research buoy can be accessed via internet to inspect data it collects. Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans

Colby College chemistry professor, Whitney King, back center, and Colby College senior, Matt LaPine, 22, install a research buoy named Goldie in to Great Pond in Belgrade. The research buoy can be accessed via internet to inspect data it collects.
Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans

 

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