We are pleased to welcome you to the Lake Michigan Center (LMC), home of the Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI). Lake Michigan Center has limited event space available to accommodate Grand Valley State University events, Annis Water Resources Institute donors, or organizations or events related to the mission of the Annis Water Resources Institute. For more information relating to this event space please see the Lake Michigan Center Reservation Contact Information.
Lake Michigan Center
740 West Shoreline Dr. Muskegon, MI 49441 Lake Michigan Center - Reservation Contact Information Phone: 616-331-6624 Fax: 616-331-6471 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.gvsu.edu/meetatgvsu
The Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) is a multidisciplinary research organization committed to the study of freshwater resources. The mission of the institute is to integrate research, education, and outreach to enhance and preserve freshwater resources.
AWRI seeks to accomplish this mission through: Research into major questions about our water resources, including: ecosystem structure and function; contaminants and toxicology; hydrology; land use; watershed, stream, and wetland ecology; water quality; and basic and applied limnology.
The Institute occupies the Lake Michigan Center on Muskegon Lake in Muskegon; MI. Facilities include classrooms, conference areas, analytical labs, research labs, mesocosms, dockage, and ship support and storage. AWRI also promotes collaborative research and educational programming and offers research space and equipment, as well as ship support facilities to advance such collaborative efforts. AWRI operates its own research vessels, the D.J. Angus and the W.G. Jackson, and offers the Water Resources Outreach Education Program for K-12 schools and community groups.
The Institute consists of three main programmatic areas:
Grand Valley students and faculty have the opportunity to participate in AWRI activities as volunteers, paid assistants, interns, research associates, or graduate students. The AWRI Office is located at the Lake Michigan Center, 740 West Shoreline Drive, Muskegon, Michigan, 49441. Telephone: (231) 728-3601 or (616) 331-3749.