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Kaitlin Reinl views an enlargement of a Blue-green Algal bloom

Learn Aboard the Great Lakes' Largest Research Vessel

August 26, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, tour UMD's Blue Heron and learn about "Potential Sources of Cyanobacteria in Lake... more

Robert Sterner on board the Blue Heron

A Blue-green Algae Threat to Lake Superior

August 23, 2019

This recent bloom may be a harbinger of things to come.

University of Minnesota Duluth research vessel Blue Heron

LLO Science on Deck

July 31, 2019

On Friday, August 30, tour the R/V Blue Heron and learn about "Potential Sources of Cyanobacteria in... more

Jay Austin with 1000 pound concrete weights

Currents in Motion

July 9, 2019

In an attempt to answer novel and complex questions, UMD’s LLO deploys equipment designed to take data from Lake Superior.

UMD's research vessel, the Blue Heron, docked with Aerial Lift Bridge in the background

LLO Science on Deck

July 2, 2019

UMD's Research Vessel Blue Heron offers free tours and a talk on July 19.

Blue ocean waves

Researchers Investigate a Mystery

May 1, 2019

Work by Sergei Katsev and team indicates sulfate-poor oceans and methane-fueled greenhouse effect saved early Earth from freezing... more

Sunset on Lake Superior aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron

Explorers of the Inland Seas

April 2, 2019

UMN Duluth’s Large Lakes Observatory marks 25 years of discovery.

UMD sign with leaves

Research Grants

January 3, 2019

UMD faculty members received fall 2018 GIA awards.

Visiting scholars from a French research institute collaborate with UMD

International Aquatic Endeavors

December 4, 2018

Visiting scholars from a French research institute collaborate with UMD.

Algae Bloom Draws National Attention

August 29, 2018

An unprecedented algae bloom along Lake Superior's south shore raises concerns about the changing climate and its effects on the lake.... more

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