Tag Archives: Great Lakes

Researchers mapping more of Lake Huron in northern Michigan

Alpena – Government researchers are using sonar to map the bottom of portions of Lake Huron.  Read more…

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Great Lakes water temperatures have flatlined

Water temperatures on the surface of the Great Lakes haven’t warmed as fast as usual in recent weeks, due to cooler than normal temperatures. The much warmer than normal water temperatures this winter and spring have now been held back to near normal temperatures. Several Great Lakes have even dipped to below normal surface water […]

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Nor Any Drop to Drink?: Why the Great Lakes Face a Murky Future

In the oceanic depths of the Great Lakes, life and death swirl like coffee and cream. Growing up on the western shores of Lake Michigan, I knew this instinctively. The lake provided our drinking water and a place to cool off in the summer, but it also occasionally coughed up millions of small dead fish […]

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$20M federal grant supports new Great Lakes research center

The University of Michigan is establishing a research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes.  Read more…

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