Lake Baikal Plankton

thumbnail photo of a research ship on glassy waters in Lake BaikalLake Baikal Plankton data set
Lyubov Izmest'eva, Stephanie Hampton, Marianne Moore

Sixty year data set collected at 7-10 day intervals by 3 generations of Russian scientists. The data is analyzed and described in Hampton et al. 2008.

Media outlets around the world covered research based from this data set:
NY Times: Family Science Project Yields Surprising Data About a Siberian Lake
MSNBC: Two women fight to save world's biggest lake
Discovery News: Lake Baikal Warming ID’d by One Family’s Tradition
Fox News: 2 fight to save world's deepest lake in Russia
Bloomberg: Lake with 20% of Earth's fresh water is warming faster than air
Los Angeles Times: Siberian lake is warming rapidly
The Moscow Times (Russia): Baikal challenges global warming idea
Terra (Spain): Temperatura de lago Baikal aumentó más que la media global, según estudio
Al Jazeera: Russia's Endangered Lake Baikal
La Nación (Columbia): Cambio climático: aumenta temperatura de lago siberiano más profundo del mundo
El Universo (Ecuador): Dos mujeres batallan para salvar el mayor lago del mundo
The China Post (Taiwan): Two women fight to save the world's biggest lake
Thaindian News (Thailand): Global warming affects world's largest freshwater lake
Innovations Report (Germany): Global warming affects world's largest freshwater lake

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The Lake Baikal data collected by 3 generations of Russian scientists is available in the NCEAS Data Repository

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Posted on April 6, 2010