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Just a reminder that registration for the NOAA Great Lakes Climate Change Workshop will close tomorrow, Tuesday July 22nd at 5 PM EDT

No registration will be available after that time.

Workshop Announcement is listed below.

"Impact of Climate Change on the Great Lakes Ecosystem - A NOAA Science Needs Assessment Workshop to Meet Emerging Challenges? 

July 29 - 31, 2008

Hosted by:

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER)
Great Lakes Sea Grant Network
NOAA Great Lakes Regional Team

Location: 

School of Natural Resources and Environment
University of Michigan Central Campus
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The overarching purpose of the workshop is to develop a NOAA research strategy that addresses climate change impact on Great Lakes coastal ecosystems as driven by user needs.  The workshop will bring together NOAA and other Great Lakes scientists together with stakeholders to: 

1)  Examine the current state of knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological impact of climate change on Great Lakes coastal waters and connecting channels.  Such a knowledge base includes current scientific understanding, products, services, expertise, monitoring and observing systems, datasets and forecast models.
2)  Develop a dialogue with Great Lakes stakeholders to identify their key needs related to the impact of climate change on Great Lakes resources.
3)  Document key challenges that climate change impacts pose in continuing effective management, restoration and protection of the integrity of the Great Lakes Ecosystem and related resources of particular concern to stakeholders.

If you wish to participate in the workshop please register online and pay the $125 registration fee by credit card at:

<http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/GLERL-workshop-reg/cc_workshop-registration.php>http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/GLERL-workshop-reg/cc_workshop-registration.php

For additional information see:

<http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/res/Programs/climate_change/cc_workshop.html>http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/res/Programs/climate_change/cc_workshop.html 

Michael A. Quigley
Ecologist, Information Services Branch, GLERL
TEL   734 741 2149
FAX  734 741 2003
<http://www.glerl.noaa.gov>http://www.glerl.noaa.gov 

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