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

Algae scientist says nitrogen another issue – Toledo Blade – April 1, 2017

Tracking harmful algae in Lake Erie – Great Lakes Echo – February 3, 2017

Researchers creating  warning system for low oxygen water – Great Lakes Echo – Dec. 9, 2016

LOCAL Robots, other high-tech devices dive in to water, algae research – Toledo Blade – December 5, 2016

Water Levels & Temperature

Great Lakes Water Levels Expected to Stay Above Long-Term Average – Great Lakes Connection – April 18, 2017

Setting the story straight on Great Lakes water levels – Great Lakes Echo – March 15, 2017

Warm winter has less impact on Great Lakes water levels – Detroit Free Press – February 22, 2017

 

Waves and Currents

Are there tsunamis in the Great Lakes? – Science Blog – Dec. 5, 2016

 

Ice

Researchers: No more ice cover on the Great Lakes – Detroit News – April 26, 2017

Recap of snow, ice and water in Canada – Accuweather – April 17, 2017

Researchers ponder whether low ice coverage is the Great Lakes’ new normal – Chicago Tribune, April 3, 2017

Lake Superior less than 20 percent frozen – CBCNews – March 16, 2017

 

Climate

Lake Climate Projection: MTU researcher developing Great Lakes climate model – The Daily Mining Gazette – Jan. 4, 2017

Technology

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

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and Funding

U-M awarded $20M for federally funded Great Lakes research institute- U Mich News – May 17, 2017

Rep. Bob Latta discusses Great Lakes research funding  – News Herald – May 12, 2017

News & Media Archives (2016 – 2017)