OWLeS (Ontario Winter Lake Effect Systems) is a 2 month project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and several grants that will be studying how lake effect snow bands develop, travel, and impact areas around Lake Ontario.
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) research vessel (R/V) Sikuliaq will spend its first winter on the Great Lakes before making the long journey to its home port in Seward, Alaska. However, just because Sikuliaq is confined to the Great Lakes for the winter does not mean it will hibernate.
International Business Times (11/14)
Two scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have developed a technique to monitor ice cover on the Great Lakes, using satellites.
Petoskey News (11/8)
Experts believe that if filter-feeding silver and bighead carp arrive in the Great Lakes, perch and walleye would likely be the first native species to be impacted.
Connect with Research
February 18-20, 2014
May 26-30, 2014
GLRRIN meeting in Chicago
November 3-4, 2009. Download the presentations below.