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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 12/17/99



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

--->>In the News This Week
<http://www.great-lakes.net/orgs/media/media.html>
Check here for recent coverage of Great Lakes issues by the region's
print, radio and television media outlets. The previous week's stories
are archived each Friday on http://www.great-lakes.net/navigate/new.html

--->>Lake Huron Initiative: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/ogl/huron.html
Here you'll find the Lake Huron Initiative lakewide planning documents
that are currently under development, led by the Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality in conjunction with U.S. EPA and a variety of
other partners. Actions are expected to be released in April 2000.

--->>New Great Lakes education teaching tools:
"Great" Links:
http://www.great-lakes.net/education/greatlinkstipsheet.pdf
Tips for Searching the Web:
http://www.great-lakes.net/education/searchtipsheet.pdf
Prepared cooperatively by the GLIN project team at the Great Lakes
Commission and the Center for Great Lakes Environmental Education.

Also mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual National Ocean Science Bowl
Midwest Regional Competition: Ann Arbor, Mich., February 26, 2000.
Hosted by the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab and the
Michigan Sea Grant Program, the event allows high school teams to
compete in the areas of math and science! More details at
http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/news/1999/nosb00/

--->>GLIN, NOAA CoastWatch Great Lakes Node, Minnesota's "Water on the
Web: project and others featured at AWRA Symposium on Water Resources
and the World Wide Web: http://www.awra.org/proceedings/www99/
Convened by the American Water Resources Association, this symposium
demonstrated how the World Wide Web is revolutionizing the way we obtain
and exchange water information. Fittingly, this is AWRA's first
all-electronic proceeding. The symposium was held in conjunction with
AWRA's Annual Water Resources Conference, Dec. 5-9 in Seattle, Wash.


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
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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