Learn about groundbreaking new research into oil spills at the world’s freshwater laboratory

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Thunder Bay – ENVIRONMENT – On Monday, April 15 at 7 pm in ATAC 1001 at Lakehead University, scientists will explain how they are rolling out the second stage of ground-breaking new research into the impact of oil spills on lakes and shorelines.

The scientists are conducting this research just six hours west of Thunder Bay at IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA), the world’s freshwater laboratory.

Vince Palace
Vince Palace

Vince Palace, IISD-ELA’s head research scientist, will present the research and explain why we can always understand more about the impact of pipeline spills on bodies of fresh water. He will also explain how IISD-ELA is carrying out the research and what safety precautions they are taking.

Then they want to hear from you by taking questions, comments and concerns from any member of the public who attends. The presentation is open to all who wish to attend.