Sessions
Title Chairs Interest Group Description
01. Linking soil biogeochemical processes with nutrient export into waterways Angélica Vázquez-Ortega This section invites research investigating the bi...
02. Social-ecological benefits of Great Lakes coastal wetlands Mauri Liberati; Doug Pearsall There is growing interest in how coastal wetlands...
03. Great Lakes shoreline changes during recent extreme water levels Cary Troy; Jim Selegean Recent high water levels in the Laurentian Great L...
04. Fluxes of carbon and nutrients across aquatic boundaries from land to ocean David Capelle; Claire Herbert; Greg McCullough Recent research indicates much of the carbon and n...
05. Assessing nutrient biogeochemistry of sediments in agricultural drains Ken Drouillard; Chris Weisener; Scott Mundle Non-point nutrient loads and their control are cen...
06. Current status and assessment of Great Lakes connecting channels Michael Twiss; Jeff Ridal; Lizhu Wang; Matthew Child The rivers, strait, and fluvial lake that naturall...
07. Biogeochemical processes at the sediment-water interfaces Md Samrat Alam; Alex Neumann; Maria Dittrich The fate and transport of nutrients and trace elem...
08. Invasive species Rochelle Sturtevant An invasive species is an organism that causes eco...
09. Dual challenge: Nearshore nutrient enrichment and offshore productivity declines Robert Hecky; Joseph DePinto; Mark Burrows; Matthew Child The International Joint Commission's Great Lakes S...
10. Great Lakes renewable energy: Resource, challenges, and ecosystem interactions Craig Hill Interest in developing renewable energy technologi...
11. Physical processes in lakes Cary Troy; Luis Leon; Shuqi Lin; Jay Austin This session focuses on the physical limnology and...
12. Microbial indicators of ecosystem health and processes ASHVINI CHAUHAN Lakes and estuaries are unique ecotones that provi...
13. Beyond HABs: Phytoplankton research in the Great Lakes Andrew Bramburger; Euan Reavie In recent years, harmful algae blooms have garnere...
14. Exploring Great Lakes diversity: Using traditional and genetic approaches Susan Daniel; Sara Westergaard; Erik Hartnett Large lakes are home to a wide array of fish, macr...
15. Great Lakes plastic pollution: Addressing knowledge gaps and informing action Lisa Sealock; Julia Rutledge; Sarah Da Silva; Sarah Lowe Plastic pollution is an emerging issue in the Grea...
16. Occurrence and impacts of chemical contaminants and toxins in the Great Lakes Paul Sibley; Rene Shahmohamadloo Many areas in the Great Lakes continue to experien...
17. Viruses in large lakes of North America Sharon Clouthier The goal for this session is to explore the intera...
18. Oil spills in freshwater and estuarine systems: The need for specific knowledge in an often-overlooked scenario Vince Palace; Jose Luis Rodriguez-Gil Worldwide, millions of liters of crude oil are tra...
19. Emerging technologies for the detection and control of invasive fishes Michael Lawrence; Phil Grayson; Caleb Hasler; Margaret Docker From sea lamprey -- one of the earliest and most d...
20. Environmental impacts of freshwater net pen aquaculture production steve naylor; Cheryl Podemski Net pen production of rainbow trout in Lake Huron...
21. Biology and restoration of ciscoes in the Great Lakes: 21st century challenges Owen Gorman; Aaron Fisk Ciscoes are a diverse group of fish that were once...
22. Remote sensing, visualization, and spatial data applications for the Great Lakes Philip Chu; Michael Sayers; Robert Shuchman; George Leshkevich Contributions are invited on all aspects of remote...
23. Improve model predictions via coupled system, data assimilation, machine learning Philip Chu; Pengfei Xue; Matthew Hoffman Numerical models have proved to be a useful tool t...
24. Unraveling the code: Exploring freshwater ecosystems in the age of genomics Peter Euclide; Amanda Ackiss As the technology to explore genomes advances, mol...
25. The role of observations, base data and models in the new GLOS tech platform Tim Kearns; Sneha Bhadbhade; Aaron Fisk GLOS provides an IOOS-certified data management in...
26. GLOS: Lakebed 2030 - building a better basemap Tim Kearns; Linden Brinks; Peter Esselman; Brandon Krumwiede The Great Lakes have not been mapped for comprehen...
27. Map the Great Lakes to understand underwater habitats Tim Kearns; Linden Brinks; Peter Esselman; Brandon Krumwiede Many management, research, and restoration project...
28. Opportunities and challenges for data management and FAIR data practices Claire Herbert; Geoffrey Gunn Research organizations of all sizes are challenged...
29. Great Lakes innovative technology forum Max Herzog; Ed Verhamme Water innovation has long been a part of life and...
30. The state of global lakes Jessica Ives; Theodore Lawrence; Richard Ogutu-Ohwayo A session of invited participants presenting broad...
31. State of large lakes of North America - SoLLNA: Managing ecosystem stressors Mohiuddin Munawar; Patricia Ramlal; Gavin Christie Within North America, the northern large lakes (Gr...
32. Lake Winnipeg: The emerging view after 15 years of whole-ecosystem science Karen Scott; Ram Yerubandi Lake Winnipeg (LW) is the 6th largest lake in Cana...
33. Connecting land and water: The western Lake Erie report card Brianne Walsh; Alexandra Fries; William Dennison Ecosystem health report cards are a tool to evalua...
34. The Lake of the Woods watershed Catherine Eimers The Lake of the Woods (LOW) is a large, internatio...
35. Addressing Great Lakes science and policy at the IISD Experimental Lakes Area Michael Paterson; Michael Rennie In 1968, the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) was fou...
36. Good intentions, shelved outcomes: Environmental policy implementation paralysis Savitri Jetoo; Nina Tynkkynen The publication of the book 'Silent spring' by Rac...
37. A science strategy for water management in the Great Lakes Robert Smail The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainab...
38. Great Lakes, wicked problems: Research across science-policy-publics interfaces Noelle Stratton This session will include a variety of topics inco...
39. The role of monitoring in research Gary Swanson; Jennifer Van de Vooren Lake and tributary monitoring programs are common...
40. Global to local: Canada's 2020 international freshwater biodiversity targets Catherine. Masson 2020 is an important year for the Great Lakes-St....
41. Traditional ecological knowledge and the Great Lakes basin Catherine Febria; Jessica Owen; Candy Donaldson This session presents varied ways of knowing Place...
42. Indigenous worldview and participation in lake research Pauline Gerrard; Dilber Yunus Indigenous communities across Canada are resource-...
43. Education and youth engagement in freshwater science Sarah Warrack This session invites presentations from educators...
44. So you wanna be on TV: How to conquer screens, microphones, and B roll Sandra Svoboda Since Great Lakes Now launched its monthly program...
45. Google yourself: Tips for maximizing the impact of your online profile Sandra Svoboda No, you can't control the Internet. But you can ta...
46. Ace the interview: Pointers for talking to print, radio, or tv reporters Sandra Svoboda Being a credible, effective communicator with repo...
47. Great Lakes education, outreach, and communications Chiara Zuccarino-Crowe; Allison Neubauer This session will explore existing and developing...
48. Climate impacts on Great Lakes and watersheds: Model applications Rajesh Shrestha; Yonas Dibike; Barrie Bonsal The warming climate affects the atmosphere-land-la...
49. Large lakes' interaction with climate on seasonal to multi-millennial scales Brent Lofgren; Jia Wang The climate is crucially dependent on interactions...
50. General contributions Scott Higgins This general session is designed for presentations...