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Goldie Data is Live

Data from Goldie is now being streamed every 15 minutes to our web servers at Colby.   Go to web.colby.edu/lakes/ for the most up-to-date data from the lake. The Goldie cartoon is a dashboard of lake conditions.  Physical measurements of lake conditions are incorporated with calculated parameters like Secchi depth and upwelling/downwelling to provide a visually…

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…

High-tech buoy to blast Great Pond data worldwide

High-tech buoy to blast Great Pond data worldwide: Sensors will transmit real-time data to scientists across globe, helping them spot trends By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling mhhetling@mainetoday.com (http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/High-tech-bouy-to-blast-Great-Pond-data-worldwide.html) MaineToday Media BELGRADE — On Thursday, environmental scientists in the area and around the world will begin to gain a much better understanding of how Great Pond works. The improvement…

Maine’s Shoreland Zoning Act Standards are Effective at Protecting Lakes!

A collaborative study between Vermont Department of Environmental Constervation and Maine Departent of Environmental Protection demonstrates that Maine’s Shoreland Zoning Act is effective at protecting the shoreland environment of Maine’s lakes. Read the full Study at:  http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/waterq/lakes/docs/lp_mainezoning.pdf Abstract The VTDEC is tasked with ensuring that Vermont’s lakes are managed and protected in compliance with the…