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What’s Going On Under the Ice? A Cabled Observatory Gives Michigan Tech Researchers a Peek

Scientists at Michigan Technological University in the western Upper Peninsula turned several existing lab instruments into a sophisticated probe they have deployed all winter under the thick ice and snow covering the Keweenaw Waterway, which runs between Houghton and Hancock and connects two parts of Lake Superior. It’s the first time they’ve had a long look at what goes on under the water in winter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

GLRC scientists will do cutting-edge research with this new generation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. MTU photo.

Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center: One Year Old and Growing

This time last year, the finishing touches were just being put on Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center. Researchers were starting to move in, and plans were being made for a mid-summer building dedication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2013

MTU undergraduate Faith Lambert sampling Hills Creek water upstream of the main restoration site. MTU photo

Michigan Tech Researchers Receive Two Great Lakes Restoration Grants

Two Great Lakes restoration research projects by Michigan Technological University researchers are among 12 selected for funding, the University of Michigan Water Center announced today. Fifty-four research teams from universities near the Great Lakes and beyond submitted proposals for nearly $570,000 total funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

Construction Begins on MTU's Great Lakes Research Center

Michigan Technological University celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest building last week on the shores of the waters that it aims to study and help protect. “It’s heartwarming to see this many people who are […]

08/08/2010

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