Researchers

NOAA GLERL and Affiliates

Eric Anderson
Hydrodynamic modeling
Lake circulation and temperatures
Connecting channels - currents and levels
Seiches
River plumes
Spill transport

Philip Chu
Operational Coastal Forecasting Systems
Coupled Air-Ocean-Wave modeling Systems
Sediment Transport Modeling
Satellite Remote Sensing
Data Assimilation
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Ashley Baldridge Elgin
Benthic Ecology
Aquatic Invasive Species
Climate Change
Dreissenid Mussels
Limnology

Drew Gronewold
Hydrologic modeling
Water supply forecasts
Uncertainty analysis
Probabilistic and Bayesian statistics

Nathan Hawley
Sediment transport
Hydrodynamics of suspended particulates

George Leshkevich
Satellite remote sensing
Satellite product algorithm development
Freshwater ice, water quality
CoastWatch Great Lakes Program

Qianqian Liu
Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation
Coastal Ocean, Estuary and River Plume Dynamics
Ecological Modeling
Ecosystems under Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activities

Brent Lofgren
Regional climate modeling
Meteorology
Coupled hydrosphere - atmosphere modeling

Doran Mason
Nonindigenous species biology
Food web dynamics
Habitat-mediated interactions
Hydroacoustics
Ecological modeling

Steven Pothoven
Fish and macroinvertebrates ecology
Feeding ecology
Bioenergetics

Mark Rowe
Hydrodynamic Modelling
Biological Modelling

Steve Ruberg
Marine Instrumentation and Technology
Oceanographic Data Collection

Edward Rutherford
Fish Population Dynamics
Larval Fish Ecology
Bioenergetics Modeling
Fisheries Management

Craig Stow
Aquatic Ecosystems
Ecological Modeling and Forecasting

Henry Vanderploeg
Zooplankton
Nonindigenous species invasion dynamics and ecosystem impacts
Spiny water fleas (Cercopagis and Bythotrephes)
Zebra and Quagga mussels

Andrea Vander Woude
Satellite remote sensing
Satellite algorithm development
Hyperspectral imaging and algorithm development
Biological oceanography
Limnology

Jia Wang
Arctic and Great Lakes climate change studies
Coupled ice-ocean-ecosystems modeling
Development of data assimilation methods for ice-ocean ecosystems

Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR)

For more information on CIGLR researchers, please visit: ciglr.seas.umich.edu/research-institute-staff/.