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September


 

GLOS to release new five-year strategic plan

On October 22, we'll be rolling out our plan through 2025, and we'd like to invite you to join in via webinar.  

For the meeting, Kelli Paige, our executive director, will walk through the strategic plan, outline the future for our organization, and propose how organizations like yours can be involved.
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Roundtable: MI Rep. Debbie Dingell hears from GLOS and other Great Lakes orgs.

Late last month, Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan's 12th district, sat down with us and leaders from Great Lakes conservation, research, and environmental organizations to hear their top concerns.

The meeting, which took place at NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL) in Ann Arbor, gave the attendees the chance to individually present to the congresswoman, and then field her questions. 

The group was made up of representatives from GLOS, NOAA, Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Commission, Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Healing our Waters Great Lakes Coalition, League of Conservation Voters, Ducks Unlimited, National Wildlife Federation, and the Sierra Club. 
 
Top: Kelli Paige, GLOS executive director, addresses the congresswoman.
Middle left: Kelli shows the congresswoman how to text a buoy. (Hint: Text the buoy number to 866-218-9973).
Middle right: Steve Ruberg, a scientist at GLERL, explains how equipment mounted inside the long-range autonomous underwater vehicle (LRAUV) behind him can analyze toxic algae in the western basin of Lake Erie.
Bottom: The group photo. Courtesy of Katherine Glassner-Schwayder, NOAA GLERL.

Operational Forecasting System model data available on Portal  

This operational forecasting system shows modeled currents, water levels, and temperature. This NOAA model can be accessed like this: 
  1. Go to the Portal.
  2. Click "Switch to Map View."
  3. Pick "Models" from the dropdown. 
  4. Find the OFS model you want and "Add to Map."
  5. [BONUS] Click "Enter virtual buoy creation mode" and drop the buoy to graph parameters from a specific location.
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TechSurge Lakebed 2030 is Oct. 1-2

This conference, all about lake floor data and the technology needed to complete the dataset over the next 11 years.

GLOS, a sponsor, will be there alongside seafloor mapping organizations, USGS, NOAA and others.  
 
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