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Professor Elizabeth Minor (on left) is passing along her love of water to students through teaching and research on the Blue Heron and in the lab.

Elizabeth Minor in Lab


Eyes on Large Lakes

Eyes on Large Lakes

Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community is an online journal currently highlighting the work of LLO.
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Following Explosion, UMD Researchers Interested in Black Carbon Levels in Lake Superior

After the refinery explosion in Superior, scientists from UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory are launching a new research mission.
UMD students

UMD students take to the lake for hands-on education

Eleven students in Instructor Angela Sharp's calculus for the natural sciences class took off on the Blue Heron. 
Blue Heron at Dock with Champ

Science On Deck Event Planned for UMD

UMD invites all to step aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron on Friday, August 31, 2018 as part of a special event. 

Quantifying Internal Waves

UMD student conducts research on Lake Superior and ocean internal tide theory.

Ted Osersky, Kirill Shchapov and Andy Bramburger on Fox 21 Local News

Dr. Ted Ozersky, Kirill Shchapov and Dr. Andy Bramburger are featured on Fox 21 News
Student and Faculty studying a sediment core

SCSE Faculty Member Honored

Swenson College of Science & Engineering Assistant Professor Byron Steinman has been honored as a McKnight Land-Grant Professor. 
Canyon Lake

UMD Research Sheds Light on Major Stage of Earth Evolution

Primordial oceans had oxygen 250 million years before the atmosphere

Hagley Honored for Teaching Excellence

Cynthia Hagley, Minnesota Sea Grant educator, receives top national teaching award. 

Looks Can Be Deceiving.

Clear lakes disguise impaired water quality.


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