Funded by IISG, Maureen Coleman and members of her lab at University of Chicago have been working to identify the species and abundance of viruses, bacteria, and other microscopic life in all five Laurentian Great Lakes.
What is Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant?
We use research, outreach, and education to bring the latest science to Great Lakes communities and their residents. By connecting decision-makers with science, we help strengthen and preserve ecosystems and communities in southern Lake Michigan and beyond.More about IISG
Rainscaping education helps communities prevent polluted runoff
The Purdue Rainscaping Education Program has published a curriculum, led several state-wide workshops and contributed to a rain garden app,…
IISG’s aquatic invasive species team is looking for a new leader
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Illinois Natural History Survey are hiring an aquatic invasive species (AIS) outreach coordinator/AIS associate scientist…
IISG researchers identify microbes throughout the Great Lakes
Life on Earth is dependent on microbes to create the air we breathe and transform nutrients. This is of course…
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