Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

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Biologists, geologists, engineers, chemists, remote-sensing specialists, and computer scientists work together in a truly interdisciplinary and innovative way. One of our most important functions is to educate the scientists, engineers, technologists, policymakers, and stakeholders of tomorrow about the Great Lakes basin. The GLRC contains a lake-level marine facility and convenient deep-water docking, providing a year-round home for Michigan Tech's surface and sub-surface fleet of marine vehicles.

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Geological Field Trip at Isle Royale, June 17-23

This unique field trip uses Michigan Tech’s Research Vessel Agassiz and covers Eastern Isle Royale, with food and lodging at Rock Harbor Lodge. It visits sites of geological beauty and in terest. ...


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