NRRI Coleraine

NRRI Coleraine lab prepares for the future

Once a steel company’s train repair station and research facility, NRRI’s Coleraine Labs are a maze of buildings and industrial equipment. But upgrades to infrastructure are continually underway and modern equipment keeps coming in the door.

Contact us

nrriinfo@d.umn.edu

  • (800) 234-0054

NRRI Duluth: Labs and Admin
(218) 788-2694
5013 Miller Trunk Hwy
Duluth, MN 55811
NRRI Coleraine: Minerals, Metallurgy and Biomass Conversion Labs
(218) 667-4201
PO Box 188
One Gayley Avenue
Coleraine, MN 55722
NRRI delivers applied research solutions to balance our economy, resources, and environment for resilient communities.

About NRRI

The Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth is a non-profit applied research organization with research facilities located in Duluth and Coleraine, Minnesota.

Employing over 140 scientists, engineers and technicians, NRRI performs applied research to develop and deliver the understanding and tools needed to utilize the state's resources in a balanced and responsible manner.

Our Research Teams:
NRRI provides research and development tools and data to stakeholders in the following areas:

NRRI Impact:
In FY 2018 NRRI worked with more than 80 regional clients, ranging from small and mid-size businesses to government and nonprofit entities.

NRRI News

Report cover with background of water and rock.
November 5, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 was jam-packed. Relive the highlights in our FY19 Annual Report, now available online or in hard copy.

Hand dips into lake coated with green algae
November 1, 2019

How does loss of biodiversity effect ecosystems? An NRRI scientist has found a better way to understand impacts to ecosystem communities...

Brown furry animal perched on a stick attached to front of a den box attached to a tree.
November 1, 2019

Wildlife biologist studies habitat needs of forest fishers to help species and forest management.

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