As one of 16 NOAA Cooperative Institutes, CIGLR helps NOAA accomplish its goals in the Laurentian Great Lakes by
- Leading exciting new research efforts,
- Training the next generation of Great Lakes scientists,
- Expanding NOAA research in the Great Lakes through our Regional Consortium, and
- Translating research into actionable science to meet societal needs.
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) is our primary NOAA sponsor and home of CIGLR research personnel.
$36 million in funding
434 students supported
800+ journal articles & reports
149 post-docs supported
News & Announcements
CIGLR’s Meteotsunami Summit was covered by WDIV Local 4 Detroit. Included are interviews by our partners at NOAA-GLERL, Eric Anderson, and the University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute, David Schwab! Watch here.
The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) is kicking off its 2017 summit series by focusing on the development of a meteotsunami warning system for the Great Lakes. Tsunamis are a common, yet largely under recognized, phenomenon in the Great Lakes…
In this Issue: Director’s Letter from Dr. Brad Cardinale. CIGLR Impacts. Spring Announcements. Our New CIGLR employees. Great Lakes Summer Fellow Spotlight. Featured Research, Invasive Hitchhikers: Catching a Ride on Lake Currents. Featured Research, Ready, Set, Science! Summer Research on the Great Lakes. Recent Publications. Sign up to receive CIGLR’s quarterly eNews and stay informed about Great Lakes research and events.