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The science and research conducted as part of the International Upper Great Lakes Study was essential to support the Study Board's key findings and recommendations.  A list of projects is provided below.  Use the filters provided to help find what you're looking for, and select "View Details" to find more information about projects you are interested in.

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Hydrologic Simulation of Restoration Structures

Bryan Tolson; Saman Razavi, Masoud Asadzadeh

Modelling of hydrologic impacts in the Great Lakes system from St. Clair River structures to raise Lake Michigan-Huron levels
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Lake Michigan-Huron Restoration Analysis


Exploratory analysis of options for restoring Lake Michigan-Huron water levels to compensate for past lowing
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Plan Formulation and Evaluation Strategy

William Werick; David Fay, Richard Bartz, Paul King-Fisher, Ralph Moulton, Jonathan Brown, David Wright, Mike Shantz, Scudder Mackey, Wendy Leger, Anthony Eberhardt, Syed M. A. Moin, Ted Yuzyk, Eugene Stakhiv

Project describing the approach and methods used to evaluate options to improve Lake Superior outflow regulation.
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St. Marys Structures Overtopping Analysis

Frank H. Quinn;

Study of potential overtopping of the St. Maris River Compensating Works resulting from high Lake Superior water levels
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Limits & Capacities of Sault Regulatory Structures

Melissa Kropfreiter; Rob Caldwell

Level and flow limits and constraints at St. Marys River structures used to regulate Lake Superior outflows
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Legal Review of Orders of Approval

James Chandler;

Discussion on legal issues related to IJC Orders of Approval and Lake Superior outflow regulation
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Socioeconomic State of the Great Lakes

Mark Dunning;

Overview of the economic and social state of the Great Lakes basin and population, and potential future impacts.
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Improved Plan Formulation with Forecasting

Casey Brown; Paul Moody

Investigation of a dynamic regulation plan for Lake Superior, where rules vary based on short term forecasts
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Maximum Winter Flows in the St. Marys River

Hung Tao Shen; Rob Caldwell

Modelling study of the St. Marys River to estimate maximum flow to avoid premature ice breakup jams and associated flooding.
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Shared Vision Modelling

William Werick; David Fay, Rob Caldwell, Travis Dahl, Yin Fan, Neil MacDonald, Todd Redder

Series of Shared Vision Models created to model and evaluate impacts of different plans under different climate scenarios.
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