What happens to my lake water quality monitoring data in a world of big data?

What happens to my lake water quality monitoring data in a world of big data?

Citizen scientists collect valuable information to be used by researchers, policy-makers and natural resources managers. By Heather Triezenberg Michigan has a lot of inland lakes: 6,531 lakes 10 acres or larger, 2,649 are isolated with no streams flowing into or out...
Alpena students’ project yields more than 1,000 pounds of invasive frogbit

Alpena students’ project yields more than 1,000 pounds of invasive frogbit

First- and fifth-grade students remove invasive species from Great Lakes watershed, clean up along the Thunder Bay River — and captured it all on film. By Brandon Schroeder More than 100 first- and fifth-graders from Alpena Public Schools got their feet wet this fall...
MSU prof seeks crowdfunding support for Great Lakes fish diet research

MSU prof seeks crowdfunding support for Great Lakes fish diet research

You can be a part of this important study by donating to support student researchers analyzing stomach samples from Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. By Dan O’Keefe In 2017, anglers around the Great Lakes teamed up with scientists from U.S. Geological Survey, U.S....