Recent News

Lecture series looks at issues facing Great Lakes: November 20, 2018

https://www.lakeforestleader.com/p/news-city-village/lecture-series-looks-issues-facing-great-lakes

Lake Michigan’s Smarter, Streamlined Buoys: November 5, 2018

https://www.fondriest.com/news/lake-michigans-smarter-streamlined-buoys.htm

New buoys recording water conditions are “smartest, smallest” in Lake Michigan; August 4, 2018

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-met-lake-michigan-new-buoys-20180727-story.html

Wetland erosion from rising lake levels could create new source of carbon emissions; January 1, 2018

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-lake-michigan-wetlands-carbon-research-20171210-story.html

North Shore communities find combating loss of sand a costly undertaking; June 30, 2017

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-sand-depletion-waukegan-zion-htmlstory.html

Lake Michigan shoreline erosion could be getting worse, research shows; May 29, 2017

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-lake-michigan-sand-depletion-htmlstory.html

Researchers ponder whether low ice coverage is the Great Lakes “new normal”; April 2, 2017

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-lake-michigan-ice-coverage-met-20170402-story.html

US scientists gauge coastal erosion along Lake Michigan; March 27, 2017

https://www.aljazeera.com/video/news/2017/03/scientists-gauge-coastal-erosion-lake-michigan-170327074951284.html

Illinois geologist to launch helicopter survey of sand in Lake Michigan; March 19, 2017

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-lake-michigan-shoreline-helicopter-research-met-20170319-story.html

How Chicago beaches get and keep that nice fine sand, September 4, 2016

https://www.wbez.org/shows/curious-city/how-chicago-beaches-get-and-keep-that-nice-fine-sand/11920b0a-4044-4c3c-b554-659697dd59cd

As erosion threatens lakefront, North Shore towns seek solutions together; July 28, 2016

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-lake-michigan-sand-met-20160727-story.html