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Weston Roundtable: An Independent Risk Analysis: Policy, Risks and Science of the Straits of Mackinac

Presented by Professor Guy Meadows, Sustainable Marine Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Event Details

Thursday, November 11, 2021
4:15-5:15 p.m.
The Straits of Mackinac link Lakes Michigan and Huron, forming the largest lake system in the world by surface area and the fourth largest by volume, and containing nearly 8% of the world's surface freshwater. The Straits of Mackinac serve as a waterway for commercial shipping and a nexus for recreation, tourism, fishing (tribal and recreational) and as a conduit for petroleum transport. The past, present and future policy, risks and science of the Straits of Mackinac will be discussed