GLIER is a tri-level facility on the Detroit River housing 19 extensively equipped laboratories, offices for researchers, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, as well as conference and meeting rooms. GLIER maintains a private boat launch on the Detroit River and has a dedicated research vessel and boats.
GLIER infrastructure, funded by the CFI Innovation Fund award, builds on existing capabilities to make us a leading centre for freshwater aquatic research in North America. This infrastructure promotes collaborations and innovative multidisciplinary research.
GLIER has the distinction of housing one of the few university-based environmental analytical laboratory in Canada accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) to international standards of performance.