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GLIN==> Announcing the Great Lakes Observing System 2008 Annual Meeting



Great Lakes Observing System - 2008 Annual Meeting
April 16-17, 2008
Location: Great Lakes WATER Institute - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
To register, go to http://glos.us/annual08/reg.php

Please join us on the shores of Lake Michigan for the third annual meeting
of the Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS), the Great Lakes node of the
national Integrated Ocean Observing System. GLOS is a non-profit
organization dedicated to providing wide community access to real-time and
historic data on the physical, chemical and biological conditions of the
Great Lakes, including interconnecting waterways and the St. Lawrence River.

GLOS Data Integration Activities will be highlighted, including a web-based
map explorer to display real time lake conditions and a HarborView
application prototype, which provides an online viewing frame for conditions
in/around Great Lakes harbors. HarborView will be of special interest to
recreational boaters, fishermen/women and beachgoers, among others.
Discussions will also focus on GLOS System/Modeling activities, including
the Huron-Erie Corridor modeling project, and plans for a Great Lakes
Modeling & Assessment Center and an Open Water Observing Conference. A
reception at The Discovery Center at Pier Wisconsin will be held on the
evening of April 16.

Registration for the GLOS Annual Meeting is free but you must pre-register
at http://glos.us/annual08/reg.php

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn Milwaukee Downtown,
176 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203; phone 414-271-4656. Mention
"Great Lakes Commission" when you call for a reservation to get the special
room rate of $93 + tax per night.

We look forward to seeing you in Milwaukee!

Christine Manninen
GLOS Coordinator
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.



Attachment: Draft Agenda_3-19-2008.pdf
Description: Adobe PDF document