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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
01 June 2006

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Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)

GLIN Site of the Month The newest of 10 national Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence [COSEE] is COSEE Great Lakes, an eight-state partnership supported by NSF/ NOAA through 2010. COSEE Great Lakes facilitates partnerships between research scientists and educators, increases access to Great Lakes science and educational resources, and promotes science literacy through public access to lake and ocean information. COSEE programs involve educators of grades 4-10, informal educators, students and the public with the exciting sciences of the inland seas.

Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail

The Waterfront Trail has been an instrumental part of Lake Ontario's regeneration. Along it you will find a 740 km celebration of nature and culture - where peaceful countryside, small towns and big cities are linked.

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

Stream flow and volume forecast information have been enhanced for water managers throughout the St. Lawrence drainage area.

Rip Current Awareness Week

NOAA's National Weather Service and National Sea Grant Program are working together to raise awareness about the dangers of rip currents through Rip Current Awareness Week, June 4-10. Check this site for a rip current overview, safety tips, forecasts, photos and much more.

Ohio Tributary Loading Program

Since 1974, the Heidelberg College Water Quality Laboratory has collected more than 90,000 water samples as part of its Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program. Designed to provide accurate and long-term pollutant loading data for Ohio's major tributaries to Lake Erie and the Ohio River, these data are now available online for public use.

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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.