Scientist and educators from the year's Shipboard Science
Workshop aboard the U.S. EPA R/V Lake Guardian prepare to
lower the Rosette sampler into Lake Michigan. The Rosettecollects
water samples from any depth to be analyzed in the laboratory for a variety of
nutrients and chemicals.
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant brings together scientists, educators, policy makers, community decision makers, outreach specialists, business leaders, and the general public to work towards a healthy environment and economy. IISG is funded through NOAA, the University of Illinois and Purdue University.