By Erica Hamling and Amber McDonald
Every Monday Great Lakes Echo runs video clips of random people answering questions that experts believe environmentally literate citizens should understand. In the last clip an expert explains the correct answers.
This week’s question is “What is lake effect snow?”
- Summer heat could produce more winter snow in Great Lakes Region
- Continue ice loss on the Great Lakes may cause widespread change in ecosystems
This week’s expert is Jonathon Schramm, ecologist and professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
Schramm is also a post-doctoral researcher at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, where he studies different ways for students to better understand current issues in bioenergy and sustainability.