Blue Heron Leaving Duluth

The Blue Heron Drops Anchor in Milwaukee

July 30, 2018

The Large Lakes Observatory gives free tours at Discovery World.
Andrew Camilleri Scuba Diving

Uncovering Secrets from the Great Lakes

June 20, 2018

Meet graduate research students and learn about Lake Superior at Science on Deck on June 29 and July 20.  more
Eyes on Large Lakes

Eyes on Large Lakes

May 4, 2018

Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community is an online journal currently highlighting the work of LLO. more
Kingfisher on Lake Superior

Researching Black Carbon Levels

May 1, 2018

Following the Husky Superior Refinery fire, scientists from UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory are studying the waters of Lake Superior.
Small boat

Following Explosion, UMD Researchers Interested in Black Carbon Levels in Lake Superior

May 1, 2018

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

April 30, 2018

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

Science On Deck Event Planned for UMD

April 13, 2018

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

Quantifying Internal Waves

April 11, 2018

UMD student conducts research on Lake Superior and ocean internal tide theory.
Student and Faculty studying a sediment core

SCSE Faculty Member Honored

March 26, 2018

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

Grand Challenges for the Great Lakes

June 21, 2017

Scientists identify five grand challenges facing the Great Lakes.