Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research
June 27, 2022
University awarded $53M to expand Great Lakes research
U-M has been awarded a five-year, $53 million renewal from the federal government to continue and expand the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research to help conserve and manage the region’s natural resources.
May 23, 2022
Video, board games keep research technician connected
Christine Kitchens, a research technician with the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, enjoys spending time outdoors but says her favorite pastime involves playing video and board games.
March 28, 2022
CIGLR staff member feels at home on the water
Holly Kelchner, an aquatic ecology research analyst with the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, lists scuba diving and sailing among her passions.
March 14, 2022
Winter Grab: Team bores through ice to glimpse Great Lakes life
Teams from 19 U.S. and Canadian institutions drew samples recently at 35 sites on all five Great Lakes during the Winter Grab, a first-of-its-kind coordinated winter sampling campaign.
February 22, 2021
Release of nutrients worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone’
Robotic laboratories on the bottom of Lake Erie have revealed that the muddy sediments there release nearly as much phosphorus into the surrounding waters as enters the lake’s central basin each year from rivers and tributaries.
April 24, 2019
New partners join Great Lakes research effort based at U-M
The Cleveland Water Alliance and Lake Superior State, Michigan Technological and Wayne State universities have joined the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research’s regional consortium.
May 18, 2017
U-M awarded $20M for federally funded Great Lakes research institute
U-M has been awarded a five-year, $20 million grant from the federal government to form a research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes.