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

Last Day to Apply!

It’s the LAST DAY to apply to our 2019 #GreatLakes Summer Fellowships! They are full-time, 12-week positions paying $6,500. Eight are at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory & one is at the GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute in Muskegon, MI.

Applications are due TODAY by 1159pm EST! Click the image to learn more and apply.

Catalyst Grant Awarded to CIGLR Researchers

Congratulations to CIGLR’s Dr. Fujisaki-Manome, Devin Gill and colleagues on receiving a Graham Sustainability Institute Catalyst Grant! The team will work to better communicate Great Lakes ice forecasts to critical stakeholder groups. Click on the image to learn more. #KeepThemGreat