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Faculty & Staff

Great Lakes Water Studies Institute

Office location:
NMC Great Lakes Campus (#5 on Great Lakes Campus map)
715 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI
Phone: (231) 995-3333
Fax: (231) 995-1794

Mailing address:
1701 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686

Contact Information »

Hans Van SumerenHans Van Sumeren

Great Lakes Water Studies Institute Director
Faculty of Marine Technology and Freshwater Studies

WSI 105 - Introduction to Freshwater Studies
WSI 200 - Great Lakes Research Technologies
WSI 240 - ROV Systems & Operations
WSI 400 - Marine Technology Capstone
WSI 405 - Marine Industry
WSI 440 - Advanced Marine Platforms

Contact:

Constanza HazelwoodConstanza Hazelwood

Freshwater Studies Program Coordinator
Faculty

WSI 105 — Introduction to Freshwater Studies
WSI 290 — Spanish for Environmental Sustainability

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John LutchkoJohn Lutchko

Marine Technology Laboratory Coordinator

WSI 200 - Great Lakes Research Technologies
WSI 240 - ROV Systems & Operations
WSI 400 - Marine Technology Capstone
WSI 440 - Advanced Marine Platforms

Captain of the RV Northwestern

Contact:

Cathy JarviCathy Jarvi

Freshwater Studies Supplemental Staff

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Freshwater Studies Faculty

Scott SwanScott Swan

Faculty

GEO 115 — Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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Jim OlsonJim Olson

Faculty

WSI 230 — Water Policy and Sustainability

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Science and Math Faculty

Robb HoustonRobb Houston

Faculty

ENV 131 — Oceanography

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Mike JacobsonMike Jacobson

Faculty

ENV 117 — Meteorology and Climatology

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Greg LaCrosseGreg LaCrosse

Faculty

BIO 115 — Cell, Plant and Ecosystem Biology
BIO 116 — Genetics, Evolution & Animal Biology

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Contact Information:

VanSumeren, Hans — Director of Great Lakes Water Studies Inst.
Phone: (231) 995-1793
Office: Parsons-Stulen - PS104 ML
Hazelwood, Constanza — GLWSI Education & Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (231) 995-1722
Office: Great Lakes - GL112D ML
Lutchko, John — Marine Technology Lab Coordinator
Phone: (231) 995-1310
Office: Parsons-Stulen - PS151B ML
Swan, Scott — Geographic Information Systems Instructor
Phone: (231) 995-2343
Office: Parsons-Stulen - PS215 UL
Olson, James — Adjunct - Water Studies & Resource Management
Office: Great Lakes Building - ML
Houston, Robb — Science & Math Instructor
Phone: (231) 995-2126
Office: Biederman Building - LB203N UL
Jacobson, Mike — Science, Math, & Social Sciences Instructor
Phone: (231) 995-1229
Office: Biederman Building - LB203M UL
LaCross, Greg — Science & Math Instructor
Phone: (231) 995-1265
Office: Biederman Building - LB203H UL

OUR FACULTY AND STUDENTS SPEAK

Why take Water Policy & Sustainability? Great Lakes Water Studies Institute Director Hans Van Sumeren and Jim Olson, a local environmental lawyer whose work is well known around the Grand Traverse region and the U.S., introduce the fundamental principles that guide this course.

View the video on a separate page »

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