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UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.

Research community celebrates launch of Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network

Researchers will monitor the Great Lakes with a network of real-time sensors, autonomous sub-surface vehicles, and independent instruments.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a Lake SturgU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a lake sturgeon at the grand opening of the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre.

Great Lakes research centre provides state-of-the-art facility in LaSalle

The University of Windsor's Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre officially opened its doors on Wednesday and will focus on the restoration of damaged ecosystems, invasive species biology and water quality.