Contact Us

Where To Find Us

The faculty, staff and students of LLO are housed in the Research Laboratory Building of the original UMD campus, located on East 5th Street only a few blocks away from the main campus. 

Our address, directions with a map and other contact information are given to the left. Parking is in the lot to the northeast of the building.

Visitors can ring the doorbell for entry and are asked to check in with the office upon arrival. 

General information/Main office 
Nickcole Pederson
[email protected]

Research Vessel Inquiries
Dr. Richard (Doug) Ricketts
[email protected]

Outreach/Science on Deck
Lisa Sundberg
[email protected]

Connecting Through Social Media

Blue Heron
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Science on Deck
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Lake Superior Buoys
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Dr. Robert Sterner, LLO Director