International Film Festival (Virtual)
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Presented by Dr. John O’Shea The discovery of ancient caribou hunting structures preserved beneath Lake Huron has transformed our understanding of the early human occupation of the Great Lakes. Since the initial discovery of the Alpena-Amberley Ridge, research has focused on broadening our understanding of these early hunters and the environment in which they lived. Join Dr. John O’Shea, the […]
Stress to the System: Exploring of Harmful Algal Blooms and Freshwater Acidification in the Great Lakes Dr. Reagan Errera working with field samples. Photo courtesy of Dr. Reagan Errera. The Laurentian Great Lakes support an economy exceeding $82 billion in wages annually and supply drinking water to more than 40 million people. This valuable natural […]
The Ship That Time Forgot: The Sinking of the Henry Steinbrenner In May 1953, the freighter Henry Steinbrenner sank in a storm on Lake Superior, claiming the lives of 17 sailors. However, with exception of the initial newspaper headlines announcing the ship’s sinking, history has largely overlooked the ship’s tragic story. Join local historian Jeff […]
Deploying Robots and Artificial Intelligence to Search for Shipwreck Sites in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Join Dr. Katie Skinner of the University of Michigan’s Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Robotics Institute as she explores new technology and innovative methods to advance autonomous capabilities of marine robotic systems for search and survey of [...]
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