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Lake Champlain Research Institute at Plattsburgh State
The Institute is actively involved in research in the Lake Champlain Basin that results in a better understanding of regional natural resources and provides reliable scientific information to environmental decision makers.
What We Do
The Institute sponsors field and laboratory research experiences for students while conducting workshops and research based courses that involve students in hands-on active learning. These will be exciting opportunities for students to participate in L.C.R.I. activities using state-of-the-art equipment and serving as a springboard to successful careers.
The Lake Champlain Institute at Plattsburgh State allows you to:
L.C.R.I. Hosts New York office for the Lake Champlain Sea
L.C.R.I.'s "Most Significant Research Award"
Dr. Tim Mihuc, the lead Investigator, states "this is a major research award for L.C.R.I.". The "Forever Wild" watershed study involves study of stream biology, surface water chemistry, forest communities, and hydrogeology in Adirondack Upland watersheds.
"We are most happy to have supported 31 total undergraduate fellowships over the 3 years of the project at $5000 per fellowship." Mihuc adds, "This should help students working on this project develop career skills that will benefit them for life."
L.C.R.I. involved in algal toxin research:
The project involves investigators from SUNY-ESF, Univ. Tennessee, SUNY-Brockport, SUNY-Plattsburgh, SUNY-Cornell and the University of Vermont. From Plattsburgh State, Jeff Jones (L.C.R.I. boat captain) and Dr. Tim Mihuc have worked with Plattsburgh State undergraduate researchers.
Dr. Timothy Mihuc
Phone: (518) 564-3039
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