Our Mission


Sponsored by the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, CIGLR leads exciting new research, trains the next generation of scientists, and turns research into action for safe and healthy Great Lakes communities.

Our Partners


Since 2008,

$48 million invested in Great Lakes health & safety

590 people prepared for STEM careers

$10 million committed to clean drinking water

> 750 jobs supported

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News & Announcements

Fall 2020 eNewsletter

Fall 2020 eNewsletter

In this Issue: Great Lakes Summer Fellow 2021 Apps; Accepting proposals! 2021 CIGLR Programs; All Partners Meeting; Critical Lake Erie HABs Research; Postdoc Update: GLs Water Quality Modeling

Apply for the 2021 Summer Fellows Program!

Apply for the 2021 Summer Fellows Program!

CIGLR is excited to announce the opening of our 2021 Great Lakes Summer Fellow applications! The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) announces the 2020 Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Accepting proposals! 2021 CIGLR Programs

Accepting proposals! 2021 CIGLR Programs

CIGLR is accepting proposals from Regional Consortium members for a suite of programs that aim to build collaborative partnerships through career development opportunities, visionary science, and impactful outreach. Please visit the full program announcements for...