The Sea Grant Files

Series produced by KUMD

Caption: Lake Superior, Credit: Sea Grant
Image by: Sea Grant 
Lake Superior 

The Sea Grant Files is a twice month program on KUMD about water research on the greatest lake in the world and its watershed. Lake Superior contains one quarter of the worlds fresh water, and the MN Sea Grant partners with KUMD to share scientific research that is critical to the major International port of Duluth, MN. Listen to The Sea Grant Files from KUMD Duluth Public Radio for more about water research on Lake Superior and in Minnesota Lakes.

Listen to The Sea Grant Files from KUMD Duluth Public Radio for more about water research on Lake Superior and in Minnesota Lakes.


15 Pieces

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Sea Grant Files host Jesse Schomberg talks about preventing the introduction of invasive species to our natural habitats by responsibly disposing o...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 05:42
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Sea Grant Files host Jesse Schomberg invites Dr. Chris Filstrup, a MN Sea Grant inland lake specialist, to discuss algae blooms. Algae blooms are ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 10:51
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October doesn't just bring cooler weather and fall colors - October is National Seafood Month! If you're a seafood lover like our host, Jesse Schom...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 07:46
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What is a watershed and how do they contribute to the effects of flooding? Host Jesse Schomberg and guest John Bilotta, MN Sea Grant Water Resourc...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 09:14
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Jesse Schomberg and his guest Tom Beery talk about climate adaptation on this episode of The Sea Grant Files. Duluth is facing three major climate...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 08:05
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Biogeochemistry - what is it and how have Lake Superior's storms changed its water? Ellen Cooney, a PhD. candidate in Water Resources Science at t...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 08:50
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Communities are gathering together to discuss watersheds. On this episode of The Sea Grant Files, our host Jesse Schomberg discusses how watersheds...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 05:42
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Communication is key! In this episode of the Sea Grant Files, Jillian Farkas shares her experience as a Knauss Fellow, and how - and why - we need...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 14:06
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The climate in Minnesota is changing. What will this mean for North Shore visitors on the hunt for recreational activities?

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:50
Caption: Erosion along the North Shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN., Credit: Christopher Harwood
Bob Dylan once said, "There is nothing so stable as change." It's natural for lake levels to fluctuate, but when intense storms whip through, the ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:55
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Jesse Schomberg talks with Cindy Hagley and Marte Kitson about what it means to be environmentally literate and why it is important. Cindy and Mar...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:37
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Spring is in the air...and in the water! On this episode of The Sea Grant Files, host Jesse Schomberg and guest Emma Burgeson discuss temperature ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 07:25
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Get engaged in scientific discovery! On this episode of The Sea Grant Files, Marte Kitson, Environmental Literacy Extension Educator for Minnesota...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:29
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On this episode of The Sea Grant Files, Ashley McFarland joins host Jesse Schomberg to discuss cooperating with water-related and connected busines...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:35
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National Safe Boating Week is here! In order to have fun and enjoy the water, it is also important to be safe. Using life jackets, knowing water ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 06:19