weather buoy

MARQUETTE, MI--   A new, state-of-the-art weather buoy has been deployed at Stannard Rock. 

Scientists from the Superior Watershed Partnership and Lentic Environmental Services recently placed the buoy at the remote site 45 miles due north of Marquette. It will provide data on wave height, water temperature, wind speed, and other weather variables, which will be transmitted by satellite and posted on various websites.

Plans to boost monitoring of water at Straits of Mackinac

Aug 12, 2015

ST. IGNACE, MI (AP)--   A company with oil pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac is working with researchers at Michigan Technological University to improve the monitoring of area water and weather conditions.  

Enbridge Energy Partners LP announced Wednesday that it's sponsoring efforts by the school's Great Lakes Research Center to integrate another monitoring buoy into the Upper Great Lakes Observing System. Information that's collected is to be publicly available.