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The Upper Midwest Water Science Center provides credible and relevant scientific information on critical water resources issues in MI, MN, WI, and beyond. Major focus areas include Great Lakes, ecosystems science, hydrologic monitoring networks, flood frequency and mapping, water availability, and effects of agricultural and urban practices, mineral extraction, and other human activities.

Great Lakes Science Center

Great Lakes Science Center
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Upper Midwest Water Science Center - Michigan

Upper Midwest Water Science Center - Michigan
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TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 08/20/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 08/20/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 08/27/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 08/27/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/03/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/03/20

USGS
October 10, 2018

Internship: Development of methods distinguishing live and dead cell..

Development of methods distinguishing live and dead cell DNA for qPCR detection and quantification of pathogen genes in environmental samples for quantitative microbial risk assessment

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/10/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/10/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/17/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/17/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/24/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Schools in OH, MI, IN as of 09/24/20

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map illustration showing the North Country National Scenic Trail through various northern U.S. States.
September 4, 2014

Newly released US Topo maps for Michigan now feature segments of the North Country National Scenic Trail. Several of the 1,290 new US Topo quadrangles for the state now display parts of the Trail along with other improved data layers.

USGS
April 16, 2014

Great Lakes fish in the salmon family that rely on the fish “alewife” as part of their diet face a major obstacle in restoring naturally reproducing populations, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research published in the journal Fish and Shellfish Immunology.

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January 16, 2014

The Huron-Erie Corridor Initiative received a 2013 Department of the Interior (DOI) Partners in Conservation award today, which is one of the highest recognitions bestowed on organizations by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

USGS
December 12, 2013

Declines of the food resources that feed lake organisms are likely causing dramatic changes in the Great Lakes, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study.

USGS
November 21, 2013

Rapid, highly accurate water-quality predictions can help better prevent recreationalists from getting sick at Great Lakes beaches, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report.

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April 30, 2013

U.S. Geological Survey field crews have been measuring increased streamflow on numerous Michigan rivers in response to heavy rainfall in parts of the Lower Peninsula this April. The USGS Grand River at Ionia streamgage in west-central Michigan recorded its highest streamflow of record, which began in 1949. 

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April 11, 2013

The U.S. Geological Survey awarded a contract last Friday for the construction of a large research vessel for Lakes Huron, Michigan, and Superior to Burger Boat Company of Manitowoc, Wis.

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July 23, 2012

At least one contaminant was found at levels of human-health concern in about one third of untreated groundwater samples collected from wells in the Cambrian-Ordovician aquifer system, according to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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January 12, 2012

Lake Erie and its largest tributaries are suitable habitats for invasive Asian carps to reproduce and mature, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study.

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September 8, 2011

Loon migratory movements from current and previous studies using satellite transmitters can be followed online at the U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) website.

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May 4, 2011

AMBLE along the lake this summer and fall and join a local community that cares about lakeshore conditions and bird health.

Door County volunteers are needed to walk parts of the Lake Michigan and Green Bay shoreline to monitor bird health and beach conditions as part of a citizen science program.

Great Lakes Science Center

Great Lakes Science Center
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Upper Midwest Water Science Center - Michigan

Upper Midwest Water Science Center - Michigan
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