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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 14 November 2001



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HUMAN HEALTH and the Great Lakes
http://www.great-lakes.net/humanhealth/
Featuring information on hot topics like drinking water and fish 
consumption, this site draws upon the Lakewide Management plans (LaMPs) 
to provide a web portal for information about issues of human health in 
the Great Lakes region. Also contains a comprehensive glossary of Great 
Lakes terms.

LAKE ERIE Center
http://www.lakeeriecenter.com/
An interdisciplinary institution dedicated to environmental research, 
the goal of the Lake Erie Center (LEC) is to assemble within a single 
facility programs in agricultural management, environmental chemistry, 
geography and land use planning, remote sensing and environmental 
monitoring, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, and aquatic ecosystem 
management.

HARVEST of Frustration
http://news.mpr.org/features/200111/08_postt_harvest-m/index.shtml
Most Minnesota farmers are finished with this year's harvest. But it was 
a tough year for some farmers, who had to contend with a wet spring, a 
dry summer, and below-normal crop yields this fall. Read or listen to 
stories in an ongoing series about the changing landscape of agriculture 
in Minnesota.

The wreck of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald: Nov. 10, 1975
http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/edmundindex.html
Twenty-six years have passed since the most famous shipwreck in the 
history of Great Lakes shipping claimed one of the largest ore carriers 
in the U.S. Steel Great Lakes fleet: the Edmund Fitzgerald. The ringing 
of the ship's bell was part of the annual public memorial service held 
at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point, this past weekend.


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GLIN Webmaster/Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.


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