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Online articles, journals, maps, videos, and books for studying the Great Lakes.
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    The research papers represented on this site were published by the Great Lakes Research Division, a unit of the University of Michigan Institute for Science and Technology, and later reorganized under the Department of Biology.

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Great Lakes

Getting Started: Links to basic resources in the library, description of this guide.

Books: Books and government documents that can help with learning about the Great Lakes.

Videos & Maps: Media related to the Great Lakes.

Reports & Articles: Links to digitized reports and articles in UM's institutional repository, Deep Blue, along with suggested databases and journals.

Web Links

  • International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
    "a scientific organization made up of researchers studying the Laurentian Great Lakes, other large lakes of the world, and their watersheds, as well as those with an interest in such research." (description from webiste)
  • NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
    "GLERL's mission is to conduct high-quality research and provide scientific leadership on important issues in both Great Lakes and marine coastal environments leading to new knowledge, tools, approaches, awareness and services." (Description from website)
  • Great Lakes Research Consortium
    "The Great Lakes Research Consortium is an organization of eighteen colleges and universities in New York, with nine affiliate campuses in Ontario, dedicated to collaborative research and education on the Great lakes." (Description from website)
  • Great Lakes WATER Institute
    "The Great Lakes WATER Institute is the largest academic freshwater research facility on the Great Lakes." (Description from website) At University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
  • Great Lakes Research Center
    "The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) will house laboratories and classrooms supporting researchers and students working with Great Lakes biological, chemical and physical studies." (Description from website) At Michigan Technological University.
  • Great Lakes Research Library
    "The Marialyce Canonie Great Lakes Research Library, a member of OCLC, is the only library and archive in the state to collect and share information on the entire scope of Michigan's maritime history. This collection consists of almost 4,000 books, videotapes, sound recordings, maps, DVD's, nautical charts and periodicals." (Description from website) Located in South Haven, MI.

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