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Studying Lake Levels for Insights on a Changing Climate

Researchers from UMD's Large Lakes Observatory are reconstructing a history of water levels to gauge future climate conditions' effect on the water supply.

Algae Bloom on Lake Superior

Be On the Lookout for Algae Blooms on Lake Superior

July 30, 2020

UMD researchers have identified factors that contribute to blooms on Lake Superior.
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Climate and Governance

April 23, 2020

Examining the Great Lakes' sharp low and high levels for links to climate change.
Fresh water is the most important substance on Earth

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February 10, 2020

UMD's Elizabeth Minor with students. Minor recently received UMD’s Sabra S. and Dennis L. Anderson Scholar/Teacher Award.
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Former UMD Professor Honored for His Research Efforts

February 6, 2020

Faculty emeritus Dr. Bob Hecky is receiving a major ASLO award for a "cornerstone work" published in 1995.
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Research Brief: Mapping the benefits of the world’s largest lakes

December 16, 2019

Fresh water is the most important substance on Earth, but it isn’t equally distributed across the planet.
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A Blue-green Algae Threat to Lake Superior

August 29, 2019

This recent bloom may be a harbinger of things to come.

Learn Aboard the Great Lakes' Largest Research Vessel

August 27, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, tour UMD's Blue Heron and learn about "Potential Sources of Cyanobacteria in Lake Superior.”
The 2019 UMN Grant in Aid includes funds for RV Blue Heron ship time.

RV Blue Heron ship time eligible for Grant-in-Aid

August 22, 2019

UMN's Office of the Vice President for Research's 2019 Grant-in-Aid RFP includes special mention of support for RV Blue Heron ship time.
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Currents in Motion

July 17, 2019

In an attempt to answer novel and complex questions, UMD’s LLO deploys equipment designed to take data from Lake Superior.


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