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Interview with Dr. Frank Quinn

6 | In conclusion ...

The Great Lakes are probably the world's premier freshwater resource, accounting for 20 percent of the world's fresh surface water and around 90 percent of the United States' fresh surface water. It's a challenging area to work in, but the lakes are also important for the future of the country and in making us competitive. And the Great Lakes region is a very nice place to live!

Listen!The importance of the Great Lakes (25 seconds)


More information and resources
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

GLERL's Lake Michigan Field Office
Located in Muskegon, Michigan, along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan.

GLERL's historical data
Provides links to historical ice, hydrologic and precipitation data.

Levels Alert: Great Lakes Water Levels
Includes water levels plots for each of the Great Lakes, updated daily.

GLERL's outreach programs
Information on upcoming events at GLERL, including tours, fellowship programs and other educational links.

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