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Graduate Student-Led Study Reveals Muskegon Lake is a "Goldilocks Zone" of Biological Productivity

Graduate Student-Led Study Reveals Muskegon Lake is a "Goldilocks Zone" of Biological Productivity

Graduate student Deb Dila and her advisor Dr. Bopi Biddanda published a new journal article that describes Muskegon Lake as a "Goldilocks Zone", where things are "just right" for biological productivity.

Shaken and Stirred? NASA Fellowship Supports Study of Storm Impacts on Lake

Shaken and Stirred? NASA Fellowship Supports Study of Storm Impacts on Lake

Graduate student Anthony Weinke received a fellowship from NASA to study Muskegon Lake.

Water Quality and Ecosystem Dynamics Lesson Plan Using the Lake Observatory

Water Quality and Ecosystem Dynamics Lesson Plan Using the Lake Observatory

Drs. Bopi Biddanda and Janet Vail recently published an article on the use of buoy-generated time-series data for classroom education.

AWRI Graduate Student Receives Grant Funding

AWRI Graduate Student Receives Grant Funding

Graduate student Delilah Clement was selected to receive this year's Lake Research Grants Program award from the Michigan Chapter of the North American Lake Management Society and the Michigan Lake and Stream Associations.

Faculty-Student Team Study Freshwater Security

Faculty-Student Team Study Freshwater Security

In the summer of 2013, AWRI graduate student, Nicole Horne, performed field research in the village of Atekyedo, Ghana, studying the efficacy of inexpensive Biosand filtration for producing safe drinking water.

Making Lake Michigan Great

Making Lake Michigan Great

AWRI's active involvement in public outreach throughout the Lake Michigan basin dates back to the 1990s and includes vessel tours, Lake Michigan Forum leadership, and State of Lake Michigan conferences.

Michigan's Blue Economy

Michigan's Blue Economy

AWRI and the Michigan Economic Center partnered to create an interactive website and report detailing the foundation and future of Michigan's Blue Economy.

Muskegon Lake Water Quality Dashboard

Muskegon Lake Water Quality Dashboard

The annual Muskegon Lake water quality dashboard has been updated with data collected in 2014.

Forest Stewardship Plans Implemented

Forest Stewardship Plans Implemented

AWRI's Information Services Center (ISC) is completing a project for which they developed 10 Forest Stewardship Plans in the Muskegon River Watershed.

AWRI presents at the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

AWRI presents at the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Several AWRI students and staff presented fish research at a recent meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.