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Pipetting samples into DNA sequencerEvolution
Evolution
Researchers monitoring wetland areaBioavailability
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Processing samples in organics labTrophic Ecology
Trophic Ecology
Geochemical reactions in small pool seen by green and brown coloursGeochemistry
Geochemistry
Invasive Golden Star tunicateInvasion Biology
Invasion Biology
Student sampling water in wetland areaAquatic Ecology
Aquatic Ecology
Bacterium feeding on arsenicBiogeochemistry
Biogeochemistry

Taking Action

University of Windsor studies Beach Testing, Enlists Citizen Scientists

The Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research Enlists Citizen Scientists in Beaches Research Study


Canada-China Water Science Workshop

Canada-China workshop on Water Science held at the University of Windsor/GLIER the week of Aug. 14, 2017


Citizen Scientists Wanted for Water Quality Testing at Area Beaches

Citizen Scientists are wanted to participate in a Water Quality Research project at GLIER


Microplastics in the Great Lakes

CTV news interview with Dr. Ken Drouillard, GLIER, and Windsor West MP Brian Masse regarding microplastics in the Great Lakes


GLIER/Biology Professor Dr. Trevor Pitcher called into action to rescue a Lake Sturgeon

Dr. Trevor Pitcher rescues a Lake Sturgeon from a water intake pipe


Public Meeting showcases results of Beach Water Quality research

A public meeting about the findings of the Beach Water Quality research was held at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research on April 5.


Dr. Daniel Heath discusses research into Beach Water Quality on CBC Radio

Dr. Daniel Heath discusses the results of Beach Water Quality research on CBC Radio


DNA sequencing for water monitoring gets half million in NSERC support

DNA sequencing for water monitoring gets half million in NSERC support


Alice Grgicak-Mannion & Courtney Spencer of GLIER, Geospatial lab develop neighbourhood needs maps in the Windsor-Essex region.

Alice Grgicak-Mannion & Courtney Spencer of GLIER, Geospatial lab developed neighbourhood needs maps in the Windsor-Essex region.


Breaking News: HEALTHY GREAT LAKES!!! Canada First Research Excellence Fund Update.

GLIER in collaboration with Canadian partners has passed the letter of intent stage for the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).