Crater Lake Ecological Investigations

Crater Lake with Wizard Island in winter
Crater Lake's Wizard Island in winter


Crater Lake has been the subject of scientific investigations since the Dutton expedition measured it's depth in the late 1800's. Click below for additional information on lake research.

2014 State of the Lake Report

Simulation of Deep Ventilation in Crater Lake, Oregon, 1951-2099

Oregon Field Guide video

10-Year Study of Crater Lake Underscores Need For Long-term Monitoring Program

Crater Lake Limnology Studies 2002

Additional references on Crater Lake limnology

Last updated: March 23, 2018