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

Hiring: Ecological Science Intern @NOAA GLERL

Attention enrolled students: Come work with our colleagues at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab! They are hiring an ecological science intern via the NOAA Pathways program. https://lnkd.in/gsDQ62P

Ecology research support for #GreatLakes field & lab work.

Posting closes 5/7/2020

We Are Hiring! Modeling Data Analyst

CIGLR is seeking an individual to work with the ecological and physical modeling teams at the NOAA GLERL to develop experimental ecological forecasts linked to hydrodynamic models of the Great Lakes Operational Forecast system. Click image to learn more.

Winter 2020 eNewsletter

In this Issue: Director’s Message; COVID-19: Great Lakes Science from Home; Improving Lake Effect Snow Forecasts; Lake Erie Ecosystem