Rounding up local support for the MRI proposal

We’re sending email today to several of our colleagues who do research on Lake Champlain, to demonstrate support for our MRI proposal. All of them could potentially expand their reach with the tools we’re requesting, so we’re asking for confirmation that they’d want to use these capabilities (and how). If we do get these instruments, we’ll be able to plan joint surveys, for example, to map Missisquoi Bay, Cumberland Head, or trout spawning grounds. The local researchers we hope to work with include Bill Howland at the  Lake Champlain Basin Program, Tim Mihuc at SUNY Plattsburgh, and Greg Druschel, Andrea Lini, and Mary Watzin at the University of Vermont.