Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(5 classifications) (15 resources)

Great Lakes Region

Classification
Computer network resources (3)
Geography (2)
History (3)
Remote-sensing maps. (2)
Study and teaching (4)

Resources
View Resource International Association for Great Lakes Research

The International Association for Great Lakes Research is comprised of researchers studying the Laurentian Great Lakes and other large lakes of the world. The homepage serves as a centralized resource for Great Lakes research, featuring recent findings, news and announcements (from recently published books to legislation outcomes), upcoming conferences, and current job offerings. In addition, a...

http://www.iaglr.org/
View Resource Introduction to the Great Lakes

As part of The Great Lakes Information Network, The Education And Curriculum Homesite (TEACH) "focuses on advancing Great Lakes-related educational materials for the broad audience of educators and students in the Great Lakes region and beyond." The Introduction to the Great Lakes pages contain an overview of the watershed, including maps, photographs, and descriptions; other sections take a more...

http://www.glin.net/teach/geog/intro/intro_1.html
View Resource University of Wisconsin Center for Limnology

Limnology (the study of lakes) in North America was developed at the University of Wisconsin by E.A. Birge and Chancey Juday, so it is not surprising that the Center for Limnology Web site contains a wealth of information about their activities and research projects. The site includes a virtual tour of the Center's main research facility on Lake Mendota in Madison and their research center on...

https://limnology.wisc.edu/
View Resource TEACH Great Lakes

The TEACH Great Lakes Web site is provided by the Great Lakes Information Network (last mentioned in the September 15, 1995 Scout Report). The site features online lessons specific to Great Lakes subjects such as the environment, geography, and pollution. Students can begin with the Introduction to the Great Lakes module and then move on to learn about water levels, shoreline geology, water...

http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/
View Resource Cofrin Arboretum Center for Biodiversity: Phenology

Gary Fewless, Herbarium Curator at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Cofrin Arboretum Center for Biodiversity, presents this online set of phenological data tables for the Great Lakes region. With records available for every month beginning February 2000, this Web site will ultimately provide "a long-term data base of regional phenology for scientists, educators, and nature lovers," with...

http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/phenology/index.asp
View Resource Wisconsin's Great Lakes Shipwrecks

What better way to beat the heat than to imagine diving into the deep, cool waters of Lake Superior (average temp: Ten degrees above freezing) without having to leave your desk. This exceptional shipwreck site, produced by the Wisconsin Historical Society and the UW Madison Sea Grant Institute, allows the visitor to pick her or his lake, Superior or Michigan, and explore the many shipwrecks that...

http://www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org/
View Resource International Joint Commission

The International Joint Commission was created by Canada and the United States "because they recognized that each country is affected by the other's actions in lake and river systems along the border. The two countries cooperate to manage these waters wisely and to protect them for the benefit of today's citizens and future generations." Visitors to the site can read about great lakes water...

http://www.ijc.org/en_/
View Resource Coast Watch: Great Lakes Surface Water Temperatures

Maintained by the Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University's Remote Sensing and GIS Research and Outreach Service, this web site offers data on current surface temperatures of the five Great Lakes. Using interactive maps, users can specify size of temperature maps by the entire lake, a region, or a port. Students can find educational materials about general temperature concepts such as...

http://www.coastwatch.msu.edu/
View Resource NOAA Coastwatch Great Lakes Node

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) CoastWatch program provides near real-time satellite observations and in-situ Great Lakes data. Visitors can view AVHRR imagery, contour maps, GOES imagery, and other Great Lakes data imagery. The website offers data on the physical characteristics of the Great Lakes as well as data on the average surface water temperature and current...

https://coastwatch.glerl.noaa.gov/
View Resource EPA: The Great Lakes: An Environmental Atlas and Resource Book

This online atlas, produced by Environment Canada and the EPA, offers a wealth of information on numerous aspects of the Great Lakes environment. Students and educators can learn about its geology, climate, and groundwater as well as the management strategies and its human history. The abundance of effective diagrams and maps will help users understand the region's processes and characteristics....

https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/P1004ICU.TXT?ZyActionD=Z...
Next →