Jefferson Project Survey to Re-start When Ice is Gone

The high-tech bathymetry survey that's part of the in-depth study of Lake George coined the Jefferson Project, will likely re-start a bit later than expected due to the ice conditions on Lake George.

The survey is conducted by two vessels that collect detailed information about the lake, which will eventually be used to create a model to predict the future health of the lake. The Jefferson Project is a three-way partnership between the Fund for Lake George, RPI and IBM.

The project relies heavily on the data compiled in a forthcoming 30-year study of the health of Lake George, which Eric Siy, executive director of the Fund, said he expects will be released publicly within the next few weeks.

The Fund recently opened a new meeting space and launched an updated website: http://fundforlakegeorge.org/

–Jamie Munks

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