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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 8/17/00



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LAKE ST. CLAIR
http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/stclair.html
GLIN has added a new section devoted to resources for and about Lake St.
Clair, the
important shipping channel and sport fishing haven between lakes Huron
and Erie. Also
check out Lake St. Clair Facts and Figures
<http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/ref/stclfact.html>

STATE OF THE LAKES ECOSYSTEM CONFERENCE
http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/solec/
This biennial conference, hosted by the U. S. Environmental Protection
Agency and Environment Canada, provides a forum for exchange of
information on the ecological condition of the Great Lakes and
surrounding lands. Plenary presentations and proceedings from the
previous conferences can be downloaded or viewed online. Register now
for SOLEC 2000 <https://www.on.ec.gc.ca/solec/registration/>:
"Implementing Great Lakes Indicators," Oct. 17-19 in Hamilton, Ontario.

CURRENT LAKE CONDITIONS...WAVE HEIGHTS AND MORE!
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/stuff/greatlake/grtlmap.shtml
This service of NOAA and the National Weather Service offers data from
moored buoy
stations throughout the Great Lakes. Information includes current wave
height, wind speed
and direction, air and water temperature, and forecasts.

BORNE OF THE WIND: MICHIGAN'S SAND DUNES
http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/wildlife/heritage/mnfi/dunes/index.html
Discover Michigan's sand dunes through overviews on dune formations and
types, zonation, and threats to dunes. Download or buy the 68-page book
(pdf, large file:
http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/wildlife/heritage/mnfi/dunes/borneofthewind.pdf)
written by Dennis Albert. Also see GLIN's dune section
<http://www.great-lakes.net/tourism/rec/parks.html#dunes>


If you're interested in exchanging links with GLIN or furthering your
partnership with the regional network, visit
http://www.great-lakes.net/about/partner.html

Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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