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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 2/1/01



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SITE OF THE MONTH for February: NEW YORK SEA GRANT
http://www.seagrant.sunysb.edu/
A cooperative program of the State University of New York and Cornell 
University, New York Sea Grant is celebrating its 30th anniversary of 
"Bringing Science to the Shore" with an entirely new online appearance. 
NYSG's newly streamlined space on the World Wide Web emphasizes the 
program's strong presence statewide, with offices located near lakes 
Ontario, Erie and Champlain as well as the Hudson River, New York City 
and throughout Long Island. NYSG supports more than 60 research and 
outreach projects annually in such interest areas as fisheries, coastal 
environmental quality and processes, invasive species, non-point source 
pollution and seafood safety.

If you would like to nominate a site for GLIN Site of the Month, see
http://www.great-lakes.net/news/sotm/gdlns.html for more details.

WEEKLY WATER LEVELS FORECAST
http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/water/levels/levels.html#week
A weekly water levels forecast has been added to the popular GLIN 
Hydrology section. The new feature includes a summary of water levels on 
the Great Lakes and connecting channels and updates on temperatures, ice 
cover and precipitation from the National Weather Service. All 
information is provided courtesy of the Watershed Hydrology Branch at 
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.

EXPERTISE DATABASE
http://wri.wisc.edu/wriexpertise/index.asp
Do you need to find an expert to answer your water-related questions? 
Check out the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute's new 
online expert database and search for experts in Wisconsin by keyword or 
expert name.

LearnGIS
http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/gis/learngis/home.html
This online tutorial will introduce you to Geographic Information 
Systems (GIS) and lead you through GIS concepts, from the basics to 
advanced analysis. You'll also find numerous applications of GIS in 
water resource management, all courtesy of the Ohio EPA Division of 
Surface Water.

THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER AND SEAWAY
http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/stlaw.html
The St. Lawrence River and Seaway is of vital geographic and economic 
importance to the Great Lakes system. Visit this new page on GLIN and 
find links to general resources, educational programs, publications and 
tourism organizations...all for and about the St. Lawrence River.


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/Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.


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