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WOW Staff
Learn about the staff behind Water on the Web project:

Lindsay Anderson
Rich Axler
Cindy Hagley
George Host
Barbara Liukkonen
Glenn Merrick
Nate Meyer
Kent Montgomery
Bruce Munson
Del Nordman
Chris Owen
Jane Reed
Carl Richards
Scott Robertson
Elaine Ruzycki
Alexander Tokhtuev
Norm Will
investigating lesson
Investigating Rain Storms, Landuse and Lake Turbidity
In this lesson you will explore how rain storms, watershed characteristics, and landuse affect turbidity.
 
  WOW Staff
 
rich axler
   

Natural Resources Research Institute
5013 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth Minnesota 55811

218 720 4316
raxler@nrri.umn.edu
Rich's website

 
education
 
BS - physics, Temple University 1970
PhD - ecology and limnology, University of California 1979
 
duties
 
co-principal investigator; limnolgy and water quality issues; curriculum development
  
 vision of wow
 
using real environmental data to educate students and teachers in the core sciences and math; heightening environmental awareness by using lake and stream behavior to illustrate fundamental science principles

providing novel techniques and intensive data collection to better educate environmental science students and prepare them for future careers in water resources science
 
 what Rich
 does when
 not working
 on wow
 
direct water quality lab at NRRI; conduct water quality related research; swat mosquitos; coach kid's soccer
 
personal
heros
  my wife and my kids   
 funny story
about wow
 
how much time and how many lawyers does it take to get permission to bolt a Hydrolab sensor package to a railroad bridge support?
A) 3 months and 2 lawyers
B) 6 months and 4 lawyers
C) 12 months and 6 lawyers and counting....
 

 

 

 

 

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date last updated: Friday October 29 2004