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New This Month
Each day as new information is added to the GLIN indices, it is archived here. Current Great Lakes issues, upcoming events, and new Great Lakes-related publications or web sites of interest, are just a sampling of what you'll find in this section. The items are archived monthly.
Ice cover on the Great Lakes
Ice formation on the Great Lakes is a clear signal of winter. Looking back in time, the lakes were formed over several
thousands of years as mile-thick layers of glacial ice advanced and retreated, scouring and sculpting the basin. For January 2014, NOAA scientists are predicting maximum ice cover!
No Spills Conference
The Northern Michigan Waterways Hazardous Material Spill Planning Committee (No-Spills) is hosting its 2014 No-Spills Conference on January 6-8 in Traverse City, Mich. The conference brings together emergency response and environmental professionals and focuses on education and prevention of hazardous material spills to the Great Lakes.
In Ripple Effect, a new blog featured on the Toledo Blade, Blade Staff Writer Tom Henry looks at how Great Lakes energy-environmental issues have a ripple effect on our public health, our natural resources, our economy, our psychological well-being, and our homespun pride.
Summer 2014 courses at Ohio State’s Stone Lab
It may not feel like summer right now, but 2014 summer science classes and workshops at Stone Laboratory have just opened to interested applicants. Courses at Stone Lab, Ohio State's Island Campus on Lake Erie, get students out into the field and onto the lake to experience science first-hand while earning college credit that is transferable to most colleges and universities.
2014 Wisconsin Wetlands Conference
Registration is now open for Discovering Wetlands, Wisconsin Wetlands Association's 19th Annual Wetland Conference. The conference aims to define and develop the way the region understands and manages wetland and water resources. Conference dates are Feb. 18-20, 2014.
Webinar: Climate change impacts on fisheries
On Dec. 12, the Ohio State University Climate Outreach Team is presenting a webinar entitled Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries in Lakes Michigan and Huron. This free webinar will provide information about detecting climate signals in long-term fisheries data, climate forecasts, and future climate impacts.
GLIN December Site of the Month
GLIN's December Site of the Month is Freshwater Future. Freshwater Future works to ensure the healthy future of our waters in the Great Lakes region, and has helped thousands of community-based groups and individuals for over fifteen years via grants, training, toolkits and more.