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 is excited to announce the opening of our 2018 Great Lakes Summer Fellow applications! The Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program exposes students to a broad range of disciplines and provides an exciting opportunity for students to conduct research in the Great...
New! Great Lakes Research Ecologist
The NOAA/GLERL Ecosystem Dynamics Branch is seeking an enthusiastic research phytoplankton/harmful algal bloom (HAB) ecologist to develop a research program focusing on water quality, harmful algal blooms, and phytoplankton ecology as they pertain to food web dynamics and human health issues in the Great Lakes.
–Postdoctoral Fellowship: Application of Linked Ocean and Ecosystem Models to Lake Erie– A postdoctoral fellowship is available for a highly qualified individual to join the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research in the area of biophysical modeling. Follow this link to learn more and apply.