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
UT Researchers discuss newest methods for forecasting E. Coli at Mamuee Bay State
Park's Lake Erie Beach.
Dr. Thomas Bridgeman speaks with 13abc Action News about the impact of spring rain on the 2016 algal bloom season.
LEC Director, Dr. Carol Stepien receives Federal EPA grant to fight invasive species in the Great Lakes.