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Algae Bloom Draws National Attention

August 28, 2018

An unprecedented algae bloom along Lake Superior's south shore raises concerns about the changing climate and its effects on the lake.

The Blue Heron Drops Anchor in Milwaukee

July 24, 2018

The Large Lakes Observatory gives free tours at Discovery World.

LLO Science on Deck

July 8, 2018

On Friday, July 20, come tour the R/V Blue Heron and learn about “Changing Lake Food Webs.” more

Uncovering Secrets from the Great Lakes

June 18, 2018

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

Researching Black Carbon Levels

April 30, 2018

Following the Husky Superior Refinery fire, scientists from UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory are studying the waters of Lake Superior.
students standing by a river

Facing the Challenges of Our Water Resources

June 14, 2017

Large Lakes Observatory graduate researchers tackle water quality issues faced by area communities.