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

Spring 2021 eNewsletter

Spring 2021 eNewsletter

In this Issue: Director’s Letter; eDNA; Lake Erie Phosphorus Release; Lake Erie HABs; Water Level Influence on Coastal Wetlands

New Job! Program Assistant: NOAA B-WET Program

New Job! Program Assistant: NOAA B-WET Program

CIGLR is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a program assistant to support NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries in their administration of the NOAA Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program. Review of applications is ongoing and the position will be filled once a qualified applicant has been selected. Click to learn more.

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