Research Studies

Current Research Projects

 

Study Title

Principal Investigator

Study #

 

Stream and River Fisheries

 

 

Digital atlas for inland waters

Breck

237001

Ecological river classification for management of cold water streams

Wehrly

230679

Classification at Land & Water      Interface

Seelbach

230683

Inventory stream improvements

Wehrly

230698

Development of ecological reference criteria, status assessments, and risk analyses for ecological segments of Michigan rivers

Wang

230999

Development of High-Resolution NHD, External Consult

Seelbach

None

Fishery Dynamics

 

 

Inland creel survey

Su

230646

Evaluation of on-site angler survey methods

Lockwood

230673

Evaluation and development of quantitative methods for fishery surveys, assessments, and inventory programs in Michigan

Lockwood

230710

Inland Lake Fisheries

 

 

Digital atlas for inland waters

Breck

237001

Prey selection and predation rate of piscivorous fish

Breck

230669

Compilation of databases on Michigan lakes

Breck

230674

Feasibility of using hydroacoustics to estimate fish abundance in inland lakes

Wehrly

230699

Decision-support tools for managing fisheries of inland lakes

Breck

230701

Development of fisheries assessment and harvest allocation methods for inland lakes and streams in Michigan

Clark

230709

Resource Inventory Support

Wehrly

230712

Great Lakes Fisheries

 

 

GIS-based Analysis and Management of Great Lakes Fisheries Resources

Rutherford

237000

Lake Erie Spatial Fisheries Models

Rutherford

230711

Lake Huron aquatic habitat / GIS

Rutherford

230715

Developing an ecological regionalization for Lake Michigan

Rutherford

237002

Evaluate pond rearing techniques for lake sturgeon

Breck

230682

U of M PERM Unit

Rutherford