ANN ARBOR — Freshwater researchers from the Great Lakes region and around the world are gathering at Cobo Center this week for the 60th annual conference of the International Association for Great Lakes Research.
SOUTHFIELD — Lawrence Technological University will be the first of several test sites around the country for an innovative drainage system for parking lots that is expected to significantly reduce stormwater runoff, a major source of water pollution. The goal is to create a new national standard in stormwater design.
The system will be installed in an event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 in Lawrence Tech’s Parking Lot D, in front of the Taubman Complex now under construction. Lawrence Tech is at 21000 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield. More at http://www.ltu.edu/map.
HOUGHTON — The National Science Foundation is sponsoring a workshop at Michigan Technological University on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17, to explore some of the most compelling issues of our time centering on the basics of life: food, energy, water and climate.
MT. PLEASANT — Researchers from Central Michigan University’s College of Science and Technology recently traveled more than 7,200 miles to address watershed health issues in Poyang Lake, China’s largest freshwater lake, located in Jiangxi Province.
Bin Li, CMU geography professor and leader of the collaboration, said the trip was an investment in creating opportunities for students and building research relations with Jiangxi Normal University.