20: Humans Control Inches
Stuart and Carolyn talk with Dr. Adam Bechle of Wisconsin Sea Grant about lake levels: why are they so high? Will they stay that way? And what is a meteotsunami? If you get overwhelmed, don't forget you can keep on the bright side of life by rating, reviewing, and subscribing. Or not!
- Adam Bechle’s contact page with links to key publications
- Wisconsin Sea Grant
- What is a seiche?
- Meg Dodson episode where we discuss seiches, derechos, and water safety
- Great Lakes water levels data from NOAA/GLERL
- Some graphs to geek out over
- A Balancing Act: Lake Superior Regulation and the St. Marys River
- Compensating works
- Frost heave!
- Wisconsin Sea Grant’s list of coastal engineering firms and contractors
- Stalzy’s Deli
Host & Executive Producer: Stuart Carlton
Co-Host: Carolyn Foley
Producers: Hope Charters, Carolyn Foley, Megan Gunn, & Irene Miles
Associate Producer: Ethan Chitty
Creators and Guests
Stuart Carlton is the Assistant Director of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. He manages the day-to-day operation of IISG and works with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the program. He is also a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Coastal and Great Lakes Social Science Lab in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue, where he and his students research the relationship between knowledge, values, trust, and behavior in complex or controversial environmental systems.