The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) is a scientific organization made up of researchers studying the Laurentian Great Lakes, other large lakes of the world, and their watersheds, as well as those with an interest in such research. IAGLR members encompass all scientific disciplines with a common interest in the management of large lake ecosystems on many levels.

We are a member-run professional association that holds an annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. Our Journal of Great Lakes Research is a highly respected professional publication with broad distribution.


IAGLR 2015 Call for Sessions

We are pleased to announce our 58th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, to be held May 25-29, 2015, at the University of Vermont in the beautiful lakeside city of Burlington, Vermont. We are soliciting proposals from members of IAGLR and the related research community interested in organizing a scientific session at the meeting. While proposals for scientific sessions on any topic related to Great Lakes research are welcome, we especially encourage proposals related to our conference theme, New Views New Tools. Deadline: October 24, 2014. View the Call for Sessions for details. | 09/16/14

IAGLR 2015 Conference Website Opens

Find out what's in store for IAGLR's 58th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, scheduled for May 25-29, 2015, in Burlington, Vermont. | 09/15/14

Toledo drinking water ban highlights need for sound science

In light of last weekend’s water consumption ban facing Toledo and surrounding communities, IAGLR encourages citizens and decision makers to seek credible science advice to effectively address the cause. See press release. | 08/5/14

IAGLR Hockey Challenge 2014 Results

IAGLR Team USA made a definite mark in Defy Cup history by skating to a convincing 8-3 win for its first Defy Cup win! See link for further details | 07/29/14

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We are committed to sharing our collective expertise with interested members of the media, policymakers and the general public to inform public policy and decision-making towards protecting the environmental health of large lake watersheds.