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

Seminars & Events

News & Announcements

We Are Hiring! Applications Programmer

We Are Hiring! Applications Programmer

CIGLR is hiring an Applications Programmer to work with the observing systems and ecosystem dynamics teams to facilitate data management, develop and maintain web interfaces for data products and assist with research tasks as needed. Click image to learn more.

Accepting proposals! 2022 CIGLR Programs

Accepting proposals! 2022 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...

Fall 2021 eNewsletter

Fall 2021 eNewsletter

In this Issue: Director’s Corner; Annual Magazine & Partner’s Meeting; LE Phosphorus Cycling; Microcystis Buoyancy; Pelee Island Magic Sand