Annis Water Resources Institute
AWRI helping keep Muskegon beach clean with robots
A pair of remote-controlled robots capable of skimming beaches and lakeshores for refuse will be housed at and operated by Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute this summer.
May 12, 2023
Grand Valley team chronicles microbial migration related to Earth's oxygenation
Microbial mats resting in sinkholes at the bottom of Lake Huron give Bopi Biddanda, professor of water resources at AWRI, and his team a glimpse into what life was like in Earth's oceans 500 million to four billion years ago.
Feb 2, 2023
AWRI hosts U.S. Senator Gary Peters on tour of Muskegon Lake
U.S. Senator Gary Peters, one of the members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, toured Muskegon Lake aboard AWRI's research vessel, the W.G. Jackson, to understand the research and remediation efforts underway.
Aug 29, 2022
AWRI-operated drones to clean up plastic on beaches, waterways
A $1 million donation by Meijer helped fund the purchase of two drones, which will be operated and housed at the Annis Water Resources Institute and help clean West Michigan beaches and waterways from plastic and litter.
Aug 23, 2022
Q&A: Al Steinman reflects on his two decades as director of Annis Water Resources Institute
After 21 years at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute, Al Steinman officially steps down from his role as the Allan and Helen Hunting Director on Aug. 5.
Aug 4, 2022
AWRI's work helps Muskegon Lake reach pivotal milestone
Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute partnered with federal, regional and state agencies to help remediate and restore Muskegon Lake after decades of industrial pollution.
May 25, 2022
AWRI, GVSU ready for conferences on water issues
Two conferences coming to West Michigan will offer opportunities for researchers and students from Grand Valley and the Annis Water Resources Institute to connect with peers on environmental issues facing the world's oceans and lakes.
May 13, 2022
GVSU researchers studying high chloride, phosphorus levels in Grand Rapids lake
Data samples collected by GVSU researchers from a lake in eastern Grand Rapids shows high levels of phosphorus and chloride and may indicate a widespread problem across the state.
Apr 5, 2022
GVSU in photos, March 2022: Celebratory moments, community-based research and Zumberge Pond reflections
See the images that caught our eye in the last month.
Apr 4, 2022
GVSU research helps find possible link in oxygenation of young Earth
A Grand Valley researcher is part of an international collaboration looking for the answer to a billion-year-old question: how did the Earth develop enough oxygen to support life?
Aug 17, 2021