Maps—Radar Detection and Monitoring of Invasive Phragmites in the Coastal Great Lakes

The GLRI Phragmites Decision Support Tool (DST) Mapper is now available. The DST Mapper provides resource managers with information to strategically develop effective Phragmites control and invasion prevention programs in the Great Lakes coastal zone.

Field Photos

View the field photos in Google Earth. Click on the Great Lakes Regions below.

Satellite view of Lake Erie.
Satellite view of Lake Huron.
Satellite view of Lake Michigan.
Satellite view of Lake Ontario.
Satellite view of Lake Superior.

Seasonal Mosaic Images Great Lakes (summer, fall, spring)

Lake Erie mosaic image.
Lake Huron mosaic image.
Lake Michigan mosaic image.
Lake Ontario mosaic image.
Lake Superior mosaic image.

You can see the current documented distribution of Phragmites australis on the GLRI Phragmites Decision Support Tool Mapper or view the locations in Google Earth.

Map of Lake Erie.
Map of Lake Huron.
Map of Lake Michigan.
Map of Lake Ontario.
Map of Lake Superior.
Map of the Great Lakes Basin.

USGS Data Portal

The project is funded through a cooperative agreement with USGS Great Lakes Science Center and US Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Infrastructure as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

Great Lakes Restoration logo.

USGS logo.

US Fish and Wildlife Service logo.