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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
02 February 2007

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Lake Superior Conservancy and Watershed Council
www.lscwc.org

GLIN Site of the Month The Lake Superior Conservancy and Watershed Council (LSCWC) is an international organization dedicated to ensuring the long-term sustainable health of Lake Superior and its watershed through basin-wide communication, education, scientific study, preservation and conservation of Lake Superior and its ecosystems. LSCWC works in collaboration with basin partners, regional and national environmental organizations to protect and preserve the natural legacy of Lake Superior now, and for future generation.

Great Lakes Environmental Indicators Project
http://glei.nrri.umn.edu

The Great Lakes Environmental Indicators Project is a research effort to develop an integrated set of environmental indicators that can be used to assess the condition of the coastal margins of the Great Lakes.


Winter in the Great Lakes Region
www.glin.net/tourism/winter.html

This section of GLIN offers useful information for spending time in the Great Lakes region throughout the season. Also check GLIN: Skiing and Snowboarding and GLIN: Snowmobiling.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB)
www.nosb.org

The annual NOSB competitions provide an educational forum for high school students to excel in math and science and receive national recognition for their diligence and talents. Great Lakes competitions will be held in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Stony Brook, N.Y. (Feb. 10); and in Milwaukee, Wis., and Pittsburgh, Pa. (Feb. 24). The competitions are open to the public.

National Water Information System
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis

The National Water Information System (NWIS) is a comprehensive and distributed application that supports the acquisition, processing, and long-term storage of water data. NWISWeb serves as the publicly available portal to a geographically seamless set of much of the water data maintained within NWIS.



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