Tag Archive: Buffalo

Sep 12

Great Lakes Water on the Move

Lake Erie water is on the move! Listen up: In the Great Lakes, changes in wind and air pressure can spawn what are called seiches. “Imagine water in a sink or a bathtub sloshing back and forth—it bounces off one end, and then it bounces off the other, that’s what we call a seiche, it’s really …

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Dec 18

Unity Island

A pond of dreams: Unity Island sits in the Niagara River in Buffalo, New York. At its northern tip is a manmade deep water pond. Ecologist Andrew Hannes is with the Army Corps of Engineers. He says the area does not support wildlife. But that’s about to change, thanks to a restoration project that will …

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