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Scientific Breakthroughs

    Posted by: GLOS_Admin May 4, 2018

    Register now for the “Great Lakes Takes on the 2018 MTS Buoy Workshop” on Friday, June 1st at 12:00 noon EDT at the following URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3409694799830283010 This GLOS-sponsored webinar will provide an overview of the proceedings of the 12th Marine Technological Society Buoy Workshop, which was hosted by NOAA-GLERL, CIGLR and
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader October 25, 2017

    The south shore of Lake Superior realized extraordinary wave heights in the waning days of October. As Michigan’s Upper Peninsula experienced a particularly strong storm system, the Granite Island and Munising data buoys recorded waves of 28.8 feet, a record for
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader August 25, 2017

    The National Data Buoy Center has a special page set up to view conditions during Hurricane Harvey. Click through and you’ll see a large collection of observations updating hourly. At this time Hurricane Harvey is a category two hurricane. Our
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader September 1, 2016

    Sort of a tell-all interview with some of the Great Lakes best-known buoys. One assumes they have gained a lot of their fame through their Twitter account. Catch up with Two Yellow Buoys here. 

    Posted by: Kristin Schrader April 28, 2016

    CALL FOR ISSUE EXPERTS AND SPONSORS The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) is hosting the Great Lakes Data Challenge in summer of 2016. As part of our 10 year anniversary, GLOS will be taking open data to the next level
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    Posted by: admin December 2, 2015

    Reauthorization of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (ICOOS) Act of 2009 is moving forward in both the House and the Senate.  Senators  Wicker (R-MS) and Cantwell (D-WA)  introduced S 1886 – Coordinated Ocean Monitoring and Research Act –
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    Posted by: admin July 8, 2015

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. – July 8, 2015 Stakeholders have a new, easy way to look at harmful algal bloom (HABs) data this summer. The Great Lakes Observing System is coordinating information from sensors placed throughout the Western Lake Erie basin
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    Posted by: admin July 20, 2012

    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
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