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University of Michigan
4040 Dana Building
440 Church Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1041
(734) 741-2276

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Research Themes

  • Observing Systems and Advanced Technology – Providing real-time information about Great Lakes weather and water through a network of high-tech automated equipment to support decision making
  • Invasive Species and Food-Web Ecology – Tracking ecological communities from microbes to fish to understand how changes in biology will impact people and their environment
  • Hydrometeorological and Ecosystem Forecasting – Developing reliable models to predict environmental changes that may threaten human health, safety, or prosperity
  • Protection and Restoration of Resources – Safeguarding the Great Lakes’ natural assets to secure a healthy, happy, and economically prosperous future.

Consortium Members

  • Michigan State University
  • Ohio State University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Cornell University
  • University of Minnesota – Duluth
  • Central Michigan University
  • University of Windsor, Canada
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • Lake Superior State University

Award Details

  First 5-Year Award Second 5-Year Award
Award Number NA17OAR4320152* NA22OAR4320150-T1-01
Award Period July 1, 2017 –
June 30, 2022
July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2027
Award Amount $30,000,000 $53,000,000
Research Performance
Progress Reports
July 2017 – March 2018
April 2018 – March 2019
April 2019 – March  2020
April 2020 – March  2021
April 2021 – March 2022
July 2022 – March 2023
CI Review by
Science Advisory Board
April 12-13, 2021  

* No Cost Extension granted until June 30, 2023