BUOY BATTLE VIDEO – Michigan vs. Wisconsin The Great Lakes Observing System doesn’t have a favorite lake, and they sure as heck don’t have a favorite university. The only thing GLOS feels strongly about is good data and plentiful observations. + Read More
The Great Lakes Observing System gathers annually at their general membership meeting. This year the group gathered at NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The agenda was set with acknowledgement of the beginning of a new + Read More
The Great Lakes Observing System serves as a data source for researchers and stakeholders around the basin. Here’s one example of how GLOS data gets added value as an information product from Wisconsin Sea Grant. To swim or not to + Read More
Thanks to the support of the local community, a popular Lake Michigan weather buoy is back in the water. The buoy provides environmental data, and also hosts a webcam that provides real time video feed. “This is an encouraging example + Read More
On April 26 an open house will be held in Winnettka. Ill. featuring the buoy that serves citizens of the nearby coast of Lake Michigan. See a buoy up close and ask any questions you might have about environmental observations.
The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS), working to coordinate and enhance the network of observations and data access in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River system, announced plans to deploy a buoy near Grand Haven, Michigan to improve observations + Read More
Real-time wind and wave conditions are now available near Holland, MI thanks to the efforts of several local organizations. A nearshore buoy was deployed in July 2012 to help improve National Weather Service forecasts, alert boaters and swimmers of hazardous + Read More
The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase and deployment of at least one (1) buoy along the nearshore area of Lake Michigan near Grand Haven during the 2013-15 recreation seasons. The + Read More