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The Great Lakes as seen from space.

Grand Challenges for the Great Lakes

June 21, 2017

Scientists identify... more

Blue Heron at sea

A Chicago Stop for UMD's Water Researchers

June 7, 2017

The R/V Blue Heron visits Chicago's Navy Pier.

Large Lakes Observatory students

Facing the Challenges of Our Water Resources

June 14, 2017

Large Lakes Observatory graduate researchers tackle water quality issues faced by area communities.

Elizabeth Austin-Minor check samples on the deck of the Blue Heron Research Vessel.

Distinction in Academia

April 24, 2017

Large Lakes Observatory scientist receives a 2017 teacher-scholar award.

Black Gold exhibit image

Black Gold

April 3, 2017

Panel discussion, zine release, and art exhibit celebrate the lake sturgeon. 

UMD LLO Director Robert Sterner

Robert Sterner Honored

March 30, 2017

LLO director receives John Martin Award from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and... more

UMD Associate Professor Sergei Katsev

Associate Professor Sergei Katsev's Lake Research

December 15, 2015

Research demonstrates how some data collected from large lakes, like Lake Superior, can be used to learn more about ocean... more

UMD Professor Jay Austin

Professor Jay Austin Research

December 17, 2015

Climate change threatens freshwater ecosystems

Science on Deck

May 19, 2016

Family-friendly fun aboard the Blue Heron.

The R/V Blue Heron

Science on Deck

July 19, 2016

Tour two research vessels and hear about exploring tiny organisms in a large lake

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