Michael R. Olson, PhD
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
University of Wisconsin – Madison
"Meteorite Hunting in Antarctica"
Learn about living and working in the world's harshest environment! Mr. Ballou was a member of the 2010-11 and 2013-14 ANSMET (Antarctic Search for Meteorites) teams, while a geologist at Beloit College.
"The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP): The Past, Present, and Future of Monitoring Pollutants in Precipitation"
Dr. Olson, a graduate of Washburn High School, offered to share his research on air pollution with us. His ongoing interest in pollution and global health will surely make this a scintillating discussion.
Aquatics and Invasives Outreach Ranger
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Michelle Morency and Karlee Prince
Ashland Science on Tap offers anyone the opportunity, for the price of a glass of beer or cup of coffee, to explore with us the latest news in science and technology.
Join us on the (mostly) third Tuesday of each month!
"Lake Superior and the Younger Dryas Cold Period: Observing Our Last Ice Age Through Cosmogenic Nuclides"
Ms. Morency and Ms. Prince will describe a new tool for dating glacial landscapes that they applied here in the Lake Superior basin, as they tell the story of our last ice age.