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CIGLR Spotlight: GLANSIS

CIGLR Spotlight: GLANSIS

Many non-native species have been introduced to the Great Lakes and tracking them is critically important. GLANSIS is an acronym for the Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System and is a “one-stop shop” for information about aquatic invaders in the Great Lakes region. It acts as a digital toolkit that uses maps to show where different species occur throughout a watershed and provides information on their identification, management and control. GLANSIS is a very collaborative inter-agency project and is a free tool for both scientists and the general public to learn more about what’s in their local waterways. Staying on the cutting edge of invasion science in the Great Lakes is our goal!

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Job Opening! Ecological Modeling Data Analyst

Job Opening! Ecological Modeling Data Analyst

–Ecological Modeling Data Analyst– CIGLR is seeking a candidate to work with the ecological and physical modeling teams at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL) to develop and improve experimental ecological forecasts linked to the Great Lakes Operational Forecast system hydrodynamic models. Follow this link to learn more and apply.

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Two New CIGLR Job Openings!

Two New CIGLR Job Openings!

1) –Assistant Research Scientist in the ‘Omics– CIGLR seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Research Scientist with expertise in genomics, proteomics, or metabolomics.

2) –Assistant Research Scientist in Biophysical Modeling– CIGLR seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Research Scientist who is developing predictive models that link biological to physical processes in aquatic ecosystems.

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CIGLR Spotlight: Great Lakes Summer Fellows

CIGLR Spotlight: Great Lakes Summer Fellows

The next generation of Great Lakes researchers starts here. Every summer, CIGLR supports a cohort of promising upper level undergraduate and graduate students to complete research projects mentored by both University of Michigan faculty and Federal researchers. Our fellows are primarily located at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan and are offered a variety of projects to conduct cutting-edge research on the Great Lakes’ most pressing issues. Jennifer Tompkins, says “Being a Great Lakes Summer Fellow has given me the opportunity to explore and contribute to diverse research aimed at keeping the human and biological communities safe and balanced in the Great Lakes Region I call home.”

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2018 Call for New Partners!

2018 Call for New Partners!

CIGLR seeks proposals for new members to join our Regional Consortium, which serves to expand our research expertise and capacity across the Great Lakes. Successful applicants will join the nine research universities, three non-governmental organizations, and three businesses currently partnering with CIGLR in cutting-edge research and a suite of programs that aim to build collaborative partnerships through career development opportunities, visionary science, and impactful outreach.

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Accepting proposals! 2019 CIGLR Programs

Accepting proposals! 2019 CIGLR Programs

CIGLR is accepting proposals from Regional Consortium members for a suite of programs that aim to build collaborative partnerships through career development opportunities, visionary science, and impactful outreach. Please visit the full program announcements for...

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Summer 2018 eNewsletter

Summer 2018 eNewsletter

In this Issue: Accepting Proposals for Partner Programs & New Consortium Members; Annual Partners Meeting; Welcome 3 New Employees; 2 New Videos; Research Features: Great Lakes Satellite Data, Lake Erie HABs & Hypoxia. Sign up to receive CIGLR’s quarterly eNews and stay informed about Great Lakes research and events.

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New CIGLR Job Opening!

New CIGLR Job Opening!

–Postdoctoral Fellowship: Building a coupled ice-surge-wave forecast modeling system for Western Alaska– A postdoctoral fellowship is available for a highly qualified individual to work on a NOAA-funded grant that will develop storm surge forecasts for western Alaska. Follow this link to learn more and apply.

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