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GVSU researchers find more of invasive snail species in Lake Michigan

Fox 17 - Grand Rapids, MI (12/16)

The faucet snail is spreading in Lake Michigan, and that bodes ill for water birds native to Michigan, says Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute.

Stream app turns Great Lakes citizens into scientists

Great Lakes Echo (12/15)

A new phone app, CrowdHydrology, that allows anyone to send information on stream depths in specific locations with the swipe of a thumb, will be unveiled at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco.

Study casts doubt on leaking contaminates theory

The Toledo Blade (12/11)

In Ohio, two scientists cast serious doubt on claims that the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority’s Facility 3 man-made island is leaching phosphorus into the Western Basin of Lake Erie.

Study planned on dealing with Great Lakes changes

The Associated Press (12/11)

With Great Lakes levels finally back to normal after a 15-year downturn, the University of Michigan plans research to help people in the region prepare for future ups and downs.

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