NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

The latest news and information about NOAA research in and around the Great Lakes

News and Media

Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia

Workshop at BGSU reveals latest tools in algae fight – Sentinel-Tribune – Nov. 21, 2017

Too Little Phosphorus, The lowdown on phosphorus levels – Current Cast – Nov. 17, 2017

Invasive Species

Town Hall: Detecting Invasive Species in the Great Lakes (video) – WGTE – April 26, 2018

Cameras aim dredge at Lake Michigan mussels – Great Lakes Echo – April 23, 2018

Preserve the Great Lakes ecosystem – Michigan Radio – April 18, 2018

Mussel madness: They came, they conquered, they calmed down – GreenWire – April 4, 2018

Snow & Ice

North winds push ice out of lake and into St. Clair River – The Times Herald – March 20, 2018

Rare Blue Ice Formations are Creating Stunning Shorelines in Michigan – Thrillist – March 1, 2018

Blue ice appears in Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac – 10 News – February 27, 2018

Water Levels & Temperature

Great Lakes water temperatures skyrocket after weekend of record warmth – MLive – May 29, 2018

Shoreline Erosion: Changes threaten Lake Erie coast – Sandusky Register – May 19, 2018

Speaker Explains Great Lakes Water Level Changes – Blackburn News – May 14, 2018

KEEPING TABS on Superior’’s majestic expanse: Lake’s ice, water levels above average for season – The Mining Journal – March 11, 2018

Rising lake shows no sign of relent – Ozaukee Press – Nov. 29, 2017

Waves and Currents

Meteotsunamis on the Great Lakes? Here’s what they are and how they form – ClickOnDetroit – May 16, 2018

Animation shows how 2 meteotsunamis formed on Lake Michigan in one day – MLive – May 15, 2018

Two Meteotsunamis Form on Lake Michigan in One Day – The Weather Channel – May 14, 2018

 

 

Weather & Climate

NOAA Study: Climate Change Affecting Great Lakes – WKAR – August 14, 2017

 

News & Media Archives (2016-2017)