Unified Interior Regions

Region 3: Great Lakes

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

For more information on the Great Lakes and work being done, check out the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative website here! 

GLRI

USGS Science Centers in the Great Lakes Region

For more information on what each center is doing in the Great Lakes, please follow the links below! 

Great Lakes Science Center

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center

Upper Midwest Water Science Center

Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

National Wildlife Health Center

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Yellow River near Brems, IN - downstream channel from bridge
March 8, 2017

Yellow River near Brems, IN - downstream channel from bridge

Yellow River near Brems, IN - downstream channel from bridge

Yellow River near Brems, IN - gage on bridge
March 8, 2017

Yellow River near Brems, IN - gage on bridge

Yellow River near Brems, IN - gage on bridge

Yellow River near Brems, IN - reference point of gage
March 8, 2017

Yellow River near Brems, IN - reference point of gage

Yellow River near Brems, IN - reference point of gage

Expressing lamprey feces
March 6, 2017

Expressing lamprey feces

USGS scientist Nick Johnson isn’t afraid to get dirty. Here he is expressing green feces from a parasitic sea lamprey. DNA in the feces may help USGS scientists discover the identity of sea lamprey’s last meal. 

Various types and sizes of plastics collected from the Kinnickinnic River, WI
January 10, 2017

Plastics collected from the Kinnickinnic River, WI

Various types and sizes of plastics collected from the Kinnickinnic River, Milwaukee, WI.

Stream gage equipment at Milwaukee River at Jones Island site
January 5, 2017

Stream gage equipment at Milwaukee River at Jones Island site

Stream gage equipment at Milwaukee River at Jones Island (04087170) site.

December 31, 2016

Historic USGS Streamgage on the Wabash River at Lafayette Indiana

This video will provide a brief history and purpose for one of the oldest streamgages in Indiana. The gage is at the Wabash River at Lafayette, Indiana. The site number is 03335500. This video was produced at the request of the West Lafayette Parks Department where this historic gage is located. A QR code is displayed on an interpretive plaque next to the gage which is

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