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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
15 February 2007

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NOAA Great Lakes Ice Atlas
www.glerl.noaa.gov/data/ice/atlas

The NOAA Great Lakes Ice Atlas is a national resource for those seeking information on Great Lakes ice cover climatology. It provides a benchmark of ice cover and ice cover variation of the Great Lakes for the period 1973-2002. Related information can be found at the National Snow and Ice Center and the Canadian Ice Service.

The Great Lakes Wiki
www.greatlakeswiki.org

The Great Lakes Wiki relies on the experience and knowledge of a network of citizens, including scientists, anglers, lakeside property owners, boaters, business operators and others who care about the Great Lakes region. Using the same technology as that of the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia, they can report on issues in a way that integrates them with each other.

Thirteenth Biennial Report on Great Lakes Water Quality
www.ijc.org/rel/news/070208_e.htm

In its Thirteenth Biennial Report on Great Lakes Water Quality the IJC recommends that the governments of Canada and the United States create and apply an uncommonly strong Accountability Framework for Great Lakes restoration and protection under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.

Science on a Sphere
http://sos.noaa.gov

Science On a Sphere® is a room-sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six-foot diameter animated globe. Various images and movies

Chicago Maritime Festival
www.chicagomaritimefestival.org/2007

The Chicago Maritime Festival, Feb. 24, is an international gathering to celebrate Chicago's maritime community. This indoor festival held in Chicago's "off season", is a wonderful way to meet maritime minded (or nautically curious) folks from all around the region and across the sea.

2007 Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowship Program
www.ciler.snre.umich.edu/funding/fellow/

This fellowship program provides students with an exciting opportunity to conduct research in the Great Lakes region under the mentorship of an individual scientist or professional. Summer fellowships are available in a broad range of fields including aquatic ecology, computer programming, maritime archaeology, satellite data processing, and communication/outreach. Details on the individual fellowship


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