Station #45186
42° 22.0301, -87° 47.7135
Operated by University of Illinois and Illinois State Geological Survey

Waukegan Buoy

This buoy is owned and operated by the University of Illinois and the Illinois State Geological Survey. LimnoTech, Inc. and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant play pivotal roles in helping deploy and support the buoy. The buoy was first deployed through a grant from NOAA. Continued funding support comes from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Coastal Management Program.

Most recent data are below. Additional data are displayed via the Great Lakes Observing System.

Contact Info

Associate Engineering Geologist

Andrew Anderson
Illinois State Geological Survey
(217)244-0995

Aquatic Ecology Specialist

Jay Beugly
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
(765)494-2930

IISG Tweets

Water safety experts Leslie Dorworth of IISG and Jesse Schomberg of @MNSeaGrant are presenting about outreach efforts in the Great Lakes region. #GLSGN Learn more about threatening water conditions and how to stay safe: https://t.co/0FQVGXGwhj

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