Lauren M. Fry

Dr. Fry is a principal investigator at NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, leading hydrological research activities. Since 2010, Dr. Fry has focused her career on advancing Great Lakes hydrological modeling with applications to monitoring and understanding changes in Great Lakes water budget components, improving simulations and seasonal forecasts, and expansion and evaluation of the NOAA National Water Model into the Canadian portion of the Great Lakes basin. Much of her work has centered on providing improved information to the public and to water resources managers, including the International Joint Commission Boards of Control. Dr. Fry's graduate work focused on the interactions between water resources, human health, and environmental engineering technology.


Ph.D., Michigan Technological University (Environmental Engineering), 2010
M.S., Michigan Technological University (Environmental Engineering), 2005
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College (Physics), 2000

Research Interests:

Seasonal to interannual water supply forecasting, water resources decision support, hydrometeorology.