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Using Satellite Observations to Assess the Spatial Representativeness of the GLNPO Water Quality Monitoring Program
The U.S. EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) annual water quality survey (WQS) collects data at a relatively small number of stations in each lake. The survey was designed to measure conditions in the ...
Estimation of the width of the nearshore zone in Lake Michigan using eleven years of MODIS satellite imagery
The nearshore zone, that region of water directly influenced by its proximity to the coast, has received increasing attention in recent years. The extent of the nearshore zone has been defined by some constant descriptive ...
A cross-lake comparison of crustacean zooplankton communities in the Laurentian Great Lakes, 1997-2016
Spring and summer open-water crustacean zooplankton communities were examined across all five Laurentian Great Lakes from 1997 to 2016. Spring communities were dominated by calanoid (lakes Superior, Huron and Michigan) or ...