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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 01 September 2002



For daily Great Lakes News, bookmark http://www.great-lakes.net/news/


SITE OF THE MONTH for September:
NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
  >> http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/ <<
The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) is one of 12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research
laboratories. Founded in 1974, GLERL is located in Ann Arbor, Mich.;
maintains a Lake Michigan Field Station in Muskegon; and operates two
science vessels, the R/V Laurentian and the R/V Shenehon. GLERL conducts
high quality research and provides scientific leadership on important issues
in both the Great Lakes and marine coastal environments, leading to new
knowledge, tools, approaches, awareness and services. The newly redesigned
GLERL web site features easy access to detailed descriptions of GLERL
research projects, browsable by research program, geographical region and
subject area. Other popular features include general information about the
Great Lakes, webcams, water level data, real-time weather station data on
lakes Michigan and Huron, online brochures and fact sheets, and two photo
galleries.

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.


Marathon SWIMMER attempts Lake Superior crossing
  >> http://www.swimjimswim.org/ <<
After nearly 38 hours in the water, Jim Dreyer's quest to swim across Lake
Superior ended about 3:30 a.m. on August 31, approximately 23 miles from the
Minnesota shore. Because of the onset of hypothermia, Dreyer was unable to
physically continue safely.


Great Lakes SEA GRANT Network
  >> http://www.greatlakesseagrant.org/ <<
Includes quick links to all seven of the Sea Grant programs serving the
Great Lakes region, plus background on the issues they address through
university research and education projects.


Waters of Wisconsin (WOW)
  >> http://www.wisconsinacademy.org/wow/ <<
Waters of Wisconsin: The Future of Our Aquatic Ecosystems and Resources is a
statewide initiative that examines how best to use and conserve water, one
of the state's most endangered resources. Register now for the WOW Forum on
Oct. 21-22, 2002, in Madison, Wis.


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, Mich.




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