The Indian River Lagoon is situated along 156 miles of Florida coast.
The Indian River Lagoon Observatory (IRLO) Program was established by
FAU's Harbor Branch to facilitate research as a long-term,
multi-disciplinary, ecosystem-based approach to monitoring and studying
one of Florida's most significant assets.
The Land/Ocean Biogeochemical Observatory (LOBO) network enables
researchers to follow environmental changes in the IRL, assist resource
and planning managers to make informed decisions, model and correlate
environmental data to biological, chemical and physical phenomena, and
contribute to education and public outreach on the lagoon. LOBO 1 is
located in the IRL near the mouth of the Harbor Branch Channel (Link