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Large Lakes Observatory Presents

LLO Science on Deck

7/20/18, 12:00 PM

About this event

LLO Science on Deck - July 20, 2018. Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The R/V Blue Heron will be docked near the Great Lakes Aquarium
353 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN

*At 3:00pm - 3:30pm on the July 20th Event, one of LLO's scientists will give an informative lecture of lake research

Welcome Aboard!


The scientists, staff and students of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory (LLO) invite the community to board and tour the Blue Heron research vessel and indulge in science. 

The Large Lakes Observatory operates the largest university-owned research vessel (R/V) in the Great Lakes, the R/V Blue Heron. The Blue Heron is part of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory Systems (UNOLS), and is chartered by research scientists on any of the Great Lakes.

Located on the Duluth campus of the University of Minnesota, LLO is the only institution in the country dedicated to the study of large lakes throughout the world. They focus on the global implications of investigatons in the areas of aquatic chemistry, circulation dynamics, geochemstry, acoustic remote sensing, plankton dynamics, sedimentology and paeleoclimatology.

For questions please contact Lisa at: sundb103@d.umn.edu
Event Location
  • Great Lake Aquarium
  • 353 Harbor Drive
  • Duluth MN
  • USA - United States