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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 8/16/99



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

GLIN featured in "Water International," journal of the International
Water Resources Association.
<http://www.iwra.siu.edu/win/internet.html>
"The Great Lakes Information Network: Lessons Learned from an Integrated
Approach to Web Design" is among the papers included in a special IWRA
section on Water Resources and the Internet (Vol 24 No. 2, June 1999).
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Mackinac Bridge to have new paint
<http://www.freep.com/news/mich/qbridge11.htm>
Sandblasting and paint stripping has begun as the "Mighty Mac" gets its
first new coat of paint in 40 years. The project, estimated to take 21
years and cost an estimated $80 million, will be paid for from the $12
million a year the bridge gets in toll fees. More on the Mighty Mac
<http://www.mackinacbridge.org/>
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There's still time to join the Making Lake Michigan Great '99 Tour
<http://www.lkmichiganforum.org/great-tour.html>
This summer's tour, sponsored by the Lake Michigan Forum and U.S. EPA,
is providing hands-on experience in water issues aboard the W.G.
JACKSON, a 65-foot university research/education vessel. Be sure to
follow the tour <http://www.lkmichiganforum.org/99tour/waukegan1.html>,
which will end Sept. 26 in Milwaukee at the International Joint
Commission's Great Lakes Water Quality Forum.
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Visit the new, improved Earthwatch Radio!
<http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/earthwatch/>
Produced by staff and students at the Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute and
the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison, Earthwatch Radio consists of weekly radio segments
concerning science and the environment, with special attention to the
Great Lakes, global climate change and the world's oceans.


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
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan



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