Who we are

A wooden structure on the shores of a lake in autumn

Michigan Sea Grant funds research, education, and outreach projects designed to foster science-based decisions about the use and conservation of Great Lakes resources. Sea Grant also provides access to science-based information about Michigan’s coasts and the Great Lakes.

Michigan Sea Grant supports a variety of research projects led by research teams based at universities in Michigan. The program also supports Michigan State University Extension educators located in coastal communities whose work highlights information about Michigan’s coastal Great Lakes areas.

Michigan Sea Grant is a cooperative program of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Learn more about Michigan Sea Grant’s mission, staff, and management structure by following the navigation links below.

Meet the staff

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