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Latest Seiche Newsletter



The latest issue of Minnesota Sea Grant's Seiche Newsletter is on the Web at

www.d.umn.edu/seagr/pubs/seiche/dec.98/index.html

Articles include:

Why Love Lakes?

Why do people love to visit lakes? See the results of a recent survey of 
Minnesotans conducted by Sea Grant and the MN Department of Natural Resources.

Lakes Workshops Lead to Governor's Recommendations

Find out some results of two lakes workshops held in northeastern Minnesota this
summer to assess public opinion about lakes.

Classrooms get Hyper-linked to Water

Two Minnesota lakes were home to RUSS (Remote Underwater Sampling Station) units
this summer, allowing biology students to conduct real-time water sampling 
experiments without getting wet, through a project called Water on the Web 
(WOW).

Student Awarded Knauss Fellowship

Susan Solarz, a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Minnesota, was awarded a 
prestigious fellowship that will allow her to work on marine policy and 
conservation issues with the executive branch of government in Washington, D.C.

The Lake Game: For People who Care About Lakes

This 15-page activity booklet is designed to teach youth and adults about the 
conflicting demands on Minnesota's lakes.  And better yet, it's free!

Minnesota Sea Grant Program Guide Available

This 43-page program guide summarizes each research and public education project
Minnesota Sea Grant is undertaking for the 1998-2001 period.  This is the first 
guide developed in the program's 24-year history, and it's free.

And information on other staff activities and new products/services.
If you'd like to be on the mailing list to receive a hard copy of this 
publication, please send me your name and street address.  Subscription is FREE.

________________________________________________________

Marie Zhuikov (pronounced zwee-cough)
Communications Coordinator
MN Sea Grant, University of MN - Duluth
mzhuikov@d.umn.edu
(218) 726-7677   Fax: (218) 726-6556
MN Sea Grant Home Page: www.d.umn.edu/seagr

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