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
Dr. Thomas Bridgeman speaks with 13abc News about this year's predicted algal bloom for Lake Erie.
See how Dr. Thomas Bridgeman's research team is helping to keep our drinking water safe.
LEC's REU students highlighted in news article by Tom Henry,
The Blade, July 5, 2016.
WTOL 11 News reports on UT's REU students summer research at LEC.
UT Lake Erie Center Student, Holly Embke discovers Asian Carp spawning in Great Lakes tributary.
UT Researchers discuss methods for forecasting E. Coli at Mamuee Bay State Park's
Lake Erie Beach.