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LCRC Research Priorities - updated following January 2008 conference
critical source regions for nutrient inputs, and most cost-effective
to reduce inputs - so that management actions can be targeted more
effectively and with greater cost efficiency.
of biodiversity, including food web dynamics, the
of non-native species, and potential impacts of climate change.
understanding of toxins, including “new-generation” contaminants
their potential impacts.
understanding of water circulation patterns within and among
especially in areas with high nutrient levels. This includes continuation, and
possible expansion, of meteorological stations needed to monitor wind and
understanding of social, cultural, and economic value of Lake
to the region.