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New & Notable on GLIN, 5/17/99



NEW ON GLIN <http://www.great-lakes.net>
Pay us a visit to check out these new features...

This week in Montreal, Quebec: Join in a Great Lakes-St. Lawrence
celebration!
<http://www.glc.org/announce/98/montreal.html>
Featured events include the 1999 Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes
Commission (May 17-18), a Seaway Symposium (May 19) to commemorate the
40th anniversary of the opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway,
and the 13th Annual International Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Mayors’
Conference (May 20-21).
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Take a virtual tour of the Great Lakes Aquarium at the Lake Superior
Center
<http://www.glaquarium.org/>
A new Great Lakes Aquarium, opening in 2000 on the Duluth, Minn.,
harbor, will feature a 120,000-gallon, 3-section Isle Royale aquarium; a
Great Lakes Water Table, which will allow visitors to follow a boat
through the Soo Locks, create sand dunes on Lake Michigan and more; and
a virtual reality submersible trip along the bottom of Lake Superior
from Duluth to Thunder Bay.
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Is your community having an Ozone Action Day?
<http://www.epa.gov/ARD-R5/ozoneday/ozoneday.htm>
The warmer weather and long-awaited sunshine that often usher in the
month of May also bring the onset of the ground-level ozone season,
which typically runs from May through September. For more information
and daily animated ozone movies for the Great Lakes
region, see U.S. EPA's AirNow <http://www.epa.gov/airnow/> and the GLIN
Air Quality Section <http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/air/airqual.html>.
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New web site:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes Regional Headquarters
<http://www.usace.army.mil/lrd/gl.htm>
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Superior Surf great lakes surfing site!
<http://proofing.kruegerwright.com/bob/superior_2/home/>
This new surfing web magazine documents the quest to surf western Lake
Superior. For additional information on Great Lakes surfing, see the
Eastern Surfing Association, Great Lakes District
<http://www.kacm.com/kacm/ESA-GL.html>, which includes contest
schedules, a surf chat forum, tips on where to surf and many photos.
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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water Levels
<http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/water/levels.html>
New photos and an update on low water levels currently plaguing the
Great Lakes.


For daily updates on Great Lakes web offerings, visit the "What's New"
section on GLIN <http://www.great-lakes.net/navigate/new.html>

Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
http://www.great-lakes.net
Email: manninen@glc.org
Phone: 734.665.9135
Fax: 734.669.0764
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Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
400 Fourth St., Argus II Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816
http://www.glc.org