An unusually rainy and cold year changed the phytoplankton makeup of one Michigan lake. Climate change makes similar changes more likely in the future.
New, smarter buoys were deployed on Lake Michigan this summer, so EM spoke to an engineer who helped design them and a scientist using their data.
Meteotsunamis are big waves that have been historically mislabeled and poorly forecasted in the Great Lakes. Experts are learning more and predictive tools are in sight.
Surfers and other beach users in Indiana are pursuing a lawsuit, hoping to make US Steel follow the regulations for chromium dumping in Lake Michigan.
Citizen science matters: these two Michigan projects illustrate the importance of citizen science in the realm of water quality and climate change research.
Scientists at the University of Michigan have led the development of the Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Framework, GLAHF, an impressive geospatial database.
Aboard a Beaver Island ferry, Central Michigan University scientists have installed a sampler and multiparameter sonde to study water quality.
Folks living along the Lake Michigan shoreline have been witnessing a big rebound in its water levels since 2013, according to the Milwaukee Journal – Sentinel. The level of the lake has surged by about 4 feet....
Results of a long-term E. Coli modeling effort backed by Chicago beach buoy data show a predictive modeling approach is better than traditional methods.
The Grand Valley State University research vessel D. J. Angus has supported many visitors over the years, according to the Michigan State University Extension. Among them has been educators, students and members of the general public looking...
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and LimnoTech team up to launch a new data buoy in Lake Michigan that will aid Chicago beachgoers and Great Lakes researchers.
As global temperatures rise, the Lake Michigan Basin could see a host of changes in its seasonal climate, according to new models by the USGS