Lake Erie Nearshore Buoy: Get Real-time data on the weather, water, and wave conditions on Lake Erie from the Nearshore Buoy System. more


Research: Learn more about the RSC research on water quality, invasive species, wetlands, herpetofauna, fisheries, and more. more


Membership Is your school a member of the RSC? Find out how to get them involved in research and educational programs. more


Go Native Erie! : Do you shop at a “Native Friendly” greenhouse? Look for the Go Native Erie! logo where you buy your plants and support the initiative to promote the use of native plants in Erie County. more


Regional Science Consortium

Located on the shores of Lake Erie, the RSC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization facilitating research, education, and collaborations with RSC members. The RSC is not directly affiliated with an institution, but instead is a consortium of institutions seeking collaborations in scientific research. Learn more »

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    Members of the Regional Science Consortium have access to the laboratory space and equipment found in the research wing of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center.

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  • Current Projects

    Go Native! Erie

    A Native Friendly Greenhouse Program. Learn more »

    White-tailed Deer

    Lyme disease and maternal inheritance patterns on Presque Isle State Park. Learn more »

    What Lies Beneath

    Modeling the submerged landscape of Lake Erie.  Learn more »