News and Video Coverage
Great Salt Lake
BBC News talks to Dr. Bonnie K. Baxter, Director of Great Salt Lake Institute (GSLI), about the similarities between Great Salt Lake and evaporated saline lakes on Mars.
Brian Maffly explains because of water levels dropping at the Great Salt Lake "living" rocks have been revealed, which are called microbialites.
Dr. Bonnie Baxter, Director of GSLI explains why water in the north arm of Great Salt Lake (where Spiral Jetty is located) is colored pink and describes other important organisms that live near Spiral Jetty.
Local art historian and Spiral Jetty expert, Loe explains the idea of multiplicity behind these three components and gives an overview of the history of the piece.
Video: Secrets in the Salt
Dr. Bonnie K. Baxter, Director of GSLI works with a team of scientists to study salt deposits that formed 250 million years ago.
Utah Business Magazine recently named Dr. Bonnie K. Baxter, Director of GSLI, one of 30 Women to Watch for 2012.