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

Regions L2 Landing Page Tabs

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Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - debris on shoreline
May 13, 2015

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - debris on shoreline

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - debris on shoreline

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge closeup
April 10, 2015

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge closeup

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge closeup

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge down
April 10, 2015

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge down

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge down

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge
April 8, 2015

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge

Indiana Harbor Canal at East Chicago, IN - walk bridge

Little Plover River Wells
December 31, 2014

Little Plover River Wells

Both irrigation wells and municipal wells affect water levels in the Little Plover River, Wisconsin. 

A weather radar in Indiana.
December 31, 2014

A weather radar station in Indiana.

NEXRAD (NEXt generation RADar) is also known as Weather Surveillance Radar, 1988 Doppler (WSR-88D). Pictured is the tower that houses the antennae inside the radome (white sphere).

December 31, 2014

Bat Thermal Video

Imagery from temperature-sensing cameras showing bats in hibernation. This new footage suggests that bats who warm up from hibernation together throughout the winter may be better at surviving white nose syndrome, a disease caused by a cold-loving fungus ravaging insect-eating bat populations in the United States and Canada. Locations: Gap Cave,125 Cumberland Gap National