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David Fitch

Map of the Great Lakes with differing colored Hexagons to show lake depth

Sept. 29-Oct. 1 | Lakebed 2030 Conference

What will it take to map the lakes at high-density? This fall, join other...

Lake News
A sign warning of PFAS contamination near a swampy area

Smart Project Series: Establishing A Citizen Science PFAS Monitoring Program in Oscoda, Mich.

by Jennifer Hill, National Wildlife Federation and Cathy Wusterbarth, Need Our Water This is...

Lake News
A crew deploying an ESP

NOAA awards $41 million for ocean observing

Republished from the original IOOS press release from Sept. 14, 2021 NOAA’s U.S. Integrated...

Smart Great Lakes
Announcement for the Common Strategy for Smart Great Lakes Public Comment Period

Press Release: Public comment period now open for the “Common Strategy for Smart Great Lakes”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 23, 2021 Contact: Katie Rousseau, Smart Great Lakes Liaison,,...

Data + Info
A presenter on a stage speaks to a small audience

2019 IOOS Code Sprint

In October of 2019, over 45 participants representing IOOS regional associations, partners, vendors, and...

Lake News

Smart Project Series: The “Smart Citizen Science Initiative” Engages the Lake Erie Basin Community

Engagement of community science (volunteer monitoring by community members) represents an important opportunity to...