Great Lakes Agency Links

Sea Grant Offices

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)

http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pr/ourlakes/
This site contains useful information on the Great Lakes including facts, ecology, threats and lake profiles. It also contains information on educational programs, community programs and career information.

Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN)

http://great-lakes.net/
This is an excellent website for online information relating to the binational Great Lakes region. The site includes TEACH Great Lakes that features mini-lessons on many Great Lakes topics such as the environment, history and culture, geography and careers.

US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO)

http://epa.gov/greatlakes/index.html
An excellent source of Great Lakes environmental information including short descriptions of each of the Great Lakes, physical facts about the lakes and a link to the Environmental Atlas and Resource Book.

Alliance for the Great Lakes

http://greatlakes.org

International Joint Commission

http://www.ijc.org/en/home/main_accueil.htm

NOAA Coastwatch

http://coastwatch.noaa.gov/

National Ocean Sciences Bowl

http://www.oceanleadership.org/education/national-ocean-sciences-bowl/ or
http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/brochures/NOSB.pdf

Environment Canada - Our Great Lakes

http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/greatlakes/
The website is filled with information on the Great Lakes, including information on the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, Remedial Action Plans, Areas of Concern and the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference. It also features a Great Lakes Kidsí Page that contains information useful for students and teachers.