The Lake Erie CenterMission
- 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
"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.