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Mapping gives unprecedented view of Lake George

Data to help understand, preserve ecosystem

Tom Reese, president of Substructure, steers the Mintaka, part of the now completed lake survey  Jefferson Project, on Lake George on Monday, June 23, 2014.
Tom Reese, president of Substructure, steers the Mintaka, part of the now completed lake survey Jefferson Project, on Lake George on Monday, June 23, 2014.
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The first phase of the Jefferson Project at Lake George is wrapping up, laying the groundwork for scientists to develop an unprecedented understanding of the ecology of the famed Adirondack lake. The bottom of the lake has been precisely mapped for the first time, the initial step in a three-year, multi-million dollar scientific research effort aimed at safeguarding the lake's ecosystem and protect the qualities that make it a major tourist destination. “This information is ...


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