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Collaborative and connected.

The School of Freshwater Sciences serves as a resource for scientists, engineers, and industry and nonprofit partners working to develop cutting-edge technologies and water policies that advance water research and management. 

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To learn more about our various research centers, call the School of Freshwater Sciences.

Provides interdisciplinary solutions and networking opportunities to address global problems related to the protection, restoration and conservation of freshwater resources.
View Center for Water Policy
The nation’s first research center dedicated to applying groundbreaking genomic and molecular tools to manage and protect freshwater ecosystems.
View Great Lakes Genomics Center
Research specializing in intensive urban aquaculture, an innovative process that allows freshwater fish to be grown in repurposed urban buildings.
View Great Lakes Aquaculture
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Provides chemical analysis for researchers and hands-on education and training in advanced instrumentation for students.
View Analytic Core Lab
Provides hands-on meteorological experiences to students and high-quality weather forecasts and hazard-related risk assessments to local and regional partners.
View Innovative Weather
A collaborative organization of member universities and businesses pursuing pre-competitive research that will benefit the water industry.
View Water Equipment and Policy Center