October 28, 2020

Great Lakes

  1. October 13, 2020

    More than 1.3M jobs, $82B in wages tied to Great Lakes, study shows

    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.

  2. January 20, 2020

    LSA dives into Great Lakes issues with current theme semester

    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.

  3. July 12, 2019

    Large harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    U-M researchers and their partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer.

  4. May 7, 2019

    Water Center report details phosphorus sources in Detroit River watershed

    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.

  5. 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.

  6. January 22, 2018

    Research shows harmful algal blooms can become airborne

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. March 14, 2016

    Study indicates Lake Huron’s Chinook salmon fishery unlikely to recover

    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.

  9. June 3, 2015

    Federal funding extends Great Lakes climate research at U-M, MSU

    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.

  10. December 10, 2014

    U-M to explore ways to deal with Great Lakes water-level changes

    The Graham Sustainability Institute is launching a collaborative research initiative to help determine the best strategies for dealing with Great Lakes water-level changes.