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

NOAA creates future tech to fight off Erie algae – 13abc Toledo – September 28, 2017

Video: Important work being done to protect our Great Lakes from algae blooms and toxins (Part 1) – WDIV – August 15, 2017

Video: Important work being done to protect our Great Lakes from algae blooms and toxins (Part 2) – WDIV – August 15, 2017

Water Levels & Temperature

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

Lake Michigan water levels expected to continue to rise this spring – Holland Sentinel – Nov. 28, 2017

Great Lakes warmer than usual; will that be a recipe for lake-effect snow this winter? – Detroit Free Press – Nov 1, 2017

Water levels coming down in Lake Michigan – Holland Sentinel – September 28, 2017

Waves and Currents

Seiche! High winds drive flood surge along Lake Superior – MPR News – Oct. 27, 2017

Meteotsunamis in the Great Lakes – Manitoulin Expositor – July 12, 2017 

Scientists want a tsunami warning system for Lake Erie – Buffalo News – June 25, 2017

Tsunamis on the Great Lakes? Researchers are looking into it – Toronto Star – June 23, 2017

Snow & Ice

Building a better lake-effect snow forecast – GoErie.com – Dec. 1, 2017

Are the Warm Great Lakes Fuel for a Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Season? It’s Not That Simple. – The Weather Channel – Oct 25, 2017

Invasive Species

Report: Asian Carp Still a threat to Lake Erie – Sandusky Register – Nov. 6, 2017

New partnership will update, enhance important Great Lakes database on non-native species – MSU Extension – Nov. 3, 2017

Climate & Weather

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

Technology

Hurricane recordings point to possible future for Great Lakes monitoring – Great Lakes Echo – Nov. 28, 2017

Researchers Discover Two Historic Shipwrecks – MTU News – September 5, 2017

History meets technology in shipwreck alley – Marine Technology – April 11, 2017

News & Media Archives (2016-2017)