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GLIN==> What's New & Notable: 01 April 2004

Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable
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What's New & Notable,
01 April 2004

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Wisconsin's Water Library

GLIN Site of the MonthInterested in learning about lakes, rivers and groundwater? Looking for information about building a pond? Planning a trip along the coasts of the Great Lakes? Wisconsin's Water Library specializes in all things related to water and encompasses a collection of almost 30,000 volumes, including dozens of educational videos. The online library also links to web resources and includes "Ask a Librarian," a help-feature for visitors. Library materials are available for loan to Wisconsin residents, free of charge. Users can search the collection or browse the recommended reading lists on a variety of topics. Wisconsin's Water Library is a project of the University of Wisconsin Aquatic Sciences Center.

NOAA Great Lakes Seminar Series

Every year, NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) hosts seminars covering a variety of scientific topics, particularly those relating to the Great Lakes. This year, in addition to guest speakers from other institutions, they are featuring presentations by GLERL scientists.

The Great Lakes Sustainability Report www.sustreport.org/lakes

Sustainability is about living and working in ways that meet and integrate existing environmental, economic and social needs without compromising the well-being of future generations.

Michigan Wildlife Viewing Guide
now online!


LakeNet.This online version of the popular Michigan Wildlife Viewing Guide features 121 of the best places in Michigan to view wildlife along with links to some of the best resources available.


This unique educational CD brings the lower end of the marine food web to life! The core technology of Phytopia is a first-ever searchable database of many important phytoplankton from the world's temperate oceans: The Phyto Files. Also included are three-dimensional cell models and a virtual microscope tool that allows for the viewing of organisms at various magnifications.

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Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.