Although buoys collect and relay data largely on their own, they require a team to deploy. Covid slowed them down.
Algal blooms showed up unexpectedly in Lake Superior. Researchers pieced together their cause and are on the lookout for future blooms.
A record-setting wave in Lake Superior highlights the value of data buoys in informing the public while inviting speculation about the size of the waves that don’t get measured.
St. Louis River imbues Lake Superior NERR with its unique character. Monitoring includes SWMP, keeping an eye on purple loosestrife and other issues.
Superior Watershed Partnership deployed a new buoy in a remote area near Stannard Rock to provide Lake Superior weather data to locals and researchers.
Planning is underway at Lake Superior State University to expand the university’s aquatic research lab. Both houses of Michigan’s legislature have already approved $8.8 million to construct the addition. All that’s left now is for Lake Superior...