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
The Lake Erie Center is seeking applicants for the position of Director.
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Lake Erie Center Professor Dr. Tom Bridgeman discusses algae with channel 13 news.
The LEC REU program and research vessel are featured in the International Join Commission's "Great Lakes Connection" monthly newsletter. Click here for the link.
Dr. Carol Stepien, Distinguished University Professor of Ecology and former Director
of the Lake Erie Center is elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement
of Science. Click here for complete story.
UT Researchers help the USGS estimate water toxins at Mamuee Bay State Park's Lake