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Are there tsunamis in the Great Lakes?
How much ice should we expect to see on the Great Lakes this winter?
What will the Lake Michigan salmon stocking cut mean for Michigan anglers?
2016 Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Consortium Conference
Doing this one thing will improve the quality of sport-caught fish
September Upwellings 2016
Sea Grant 50th Anniversary: Celebrating the work of our Extension educators
Campers experience a bird in the hand at 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp
Northeast Michigan group wins place-based education award
Sea Grant 50th Anniversary: Celebrating the work of our Extension educators
  • Are there tsunamis in the Great Lakes?
  • How much ice should we expect to see on the Great Lakes this winter?
  • What will the Lake Michigan salmon stocking cut mean for Michigan anglers?
  • 2016 Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Consortium Conference
  • Doing this one thing will improve the quality of sport-caught fish
  • September Upwellings 2016
  • Sea Grant 50th Anniversary: Celebrating the work of our Extension educators
  • Campers experience a bird in the hand at 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp
  • Northeast Michigan group wins place-based education award
  • Sea Grant 50th Anniversary: Celebrating the work of our Extension educators

Are there tsunamis in the Great Lakes?

Tsunamis have been on the news lately with another wave system hitting Japan in November 2016. The Nov. 22 tsunami hit the island country after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred in the ocean offshore of Japan. Have there been and could there be tsunamis in the Great Lakes? The answer is actually yes, even though the Great Lakes region is an area of low seismic activity. learn more