Lake Erie Center

The Lake Erie Center

Mission
  • Research environmental conditions and living and non-living aquatic resources in Maumee Bay and western Lake Erie, as a model for the Great Lakes and aquatic ecosystems worldwide
  • Discern the linkages among land-use practices, water quality, habitat, economics, natural resources, sustainability, and environmental and public health
  • Provide a state-of-the-art research and education facility for sponsored research and collaborations by faculty from the University of Toledo, other universities, federal and state agencies, and visiting scientists
  • Facilitate hands-on cutting-edge environmental research and education experiences for graduate and undergraduate students
  • Engage secondary school students, teachers,  and the public with environmental education, sustainable living, and informed outreach awareness programs
Lake Erie Center in Oregon, Ohio


2016–2017 Fall/winter Newsletter

 

"See how the University of Toledo is taking a multidisciplinary approach to protecting the Great Lakes and providing clean drinking water." (The University of Toledo, 2016)


See how Dr. Thomas Bridgeman's research team is helping to keep our drinking water safe.
 
UT Lake Erie Center student, Holly Embke discovered Asian Carp spawning in Great Lakes tributary.

 

UT Researchers discuss methods for forecasting E. Coli at Mamuee Bay State Park's Lake Erie Beach.

 

LEC webcam

 
Across the street from the LECView the live feed

Our webcam looks north onto Maumee Bay, across the street from our building, which is located at 6200 Bayshore Road in Oregon, Ohio.
Technical info: Apple iSight running on Evo
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Last Updated: 12/1/16