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GLERL and its partners conduct innovative research on the dynamic environments and ecosystems of the Great Lakes to provide information for resource use and management decisions that lead to safe and sustainable ecosystems, ecosystem services, and human communities.

Research Programs






Department of Commerce logo, click to go to its web page Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) logo, click to go to its web page Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research logo, click to go to its web page Sea Grant logo, click to go to its web page Great Lakes Information Network logo, click to go to its web page International Association for Great Lakes Research logo, click to go to its web page Cooperative Institute for Climate and Ocean Research (CICOR) logo, click to go to its web page