Founded in 1968, the Experimental Lakes Area has one of the longest continuous freshwater datasets in the world.

Research

Unique freshwater research

IISD-ELA provides researchers with living laboratories and access to untapped research potential.

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Research

Publications

Scientific Publications

Research at IISD-ELA has contributed to more than 1000 peer reviewed scientific publications

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Publications

Our Data

Dataset Information

Explore the types of data that we've been collecting since 1968.

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Our Data

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Join the countdown to the 50th research season by monitoring the status of Lake 239 with us!

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