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View Resource Sustainable Growth in America's Heartland: 3-D Geologic Maps as the Foundation (USGS Circular 1190)

This US Geological Survey circular offers the idea of using 3-D geological maps as a foundation for understanding the geology of the Great Lakes region with the hopes of applying this knowledge to fundamental sustainable development issues concerning natural resources of the area. The circular represents the work of a coalition of State and Federal Geological Surveys which advocates the use of...

https://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1190/
View Resource NOAA Great Lakes Ice Atlas

This website presents the results of the analysis of Great Lakes ice charts dating back to 1960. After learning about the methods used to produce this online atlas, users can view the original ice charts. Researchers can find data on first ice, last ice, ice duration, and other ice related statistics. Students and educators can learn about variations in ice cover through the animations of ice...

https://www.glerl.noaa.gov//data/ice/atlas/
View Resource Great Lakes BeachCast

The Great Lakes Information Network developed this website to "broadcast critical information about beach closings and educational content on human health concerns." The website provides the latest news on erosion control projects, contamination and cleanup efforts, beach testing efforts, and other environmental news. Users can explore monitoring data and maps by location. The website also...

http://greatlakesecho.org/2012/07/03/internet-provides-easy-...