February 22, 2021
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.
October 13, 2020
The Great Lakes support more than 1.3 million jobs that generate $82 billion in wages annually, according to a new analysis of 2018 economic data by Michigan Sea Grant.
January 20, 2020
The Great Lakes Theme Semester, underway now and presented by LSA, focuses on the social, political and environmental history of the lakes, as well as the unique challenges facing the region.
July 12, 2019
U-M researchers and their partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer.
May 7, 2019
A U-M Water Center report provides the most detailed characterization to date of phosphorus sources — and their relative contributions — in the complex Detroit River watershed.
April 24, 2019
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.
January 22, 2018
A study by U-M researchers shows that biological material from harmful Great Lakes algal blooms can become ejected into the air as waves break against the shore.
May 18, 2017
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.
March 14, 2016
Lake Huron’s Chinook salmon fishery will likely never return to its glory days because the lake can no longer support the predatory fish’s main food source, the herring-like alewife, U-M research shows.
June 3, 2015
Researchers at U-M and Michigan State have been awarded $3.65 million to continue studying climate change adaptation and climate variability in the Great Lakes region.