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    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: GLOS_Admin November 14, 2017

    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.
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader October 30, 2017

    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
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    Lake Michigan waves at Michigan City lighthouse following superstorm Sandy. October 29, 2012. Credit: S. Lashley, NOAA NWS.
    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 October 11, 2017

    The Great Lakes will realize faster “time to market” of environmental technology, thanks to the Ocean Technology Transition project, a federal program designed to speed theoretical technology into operation. The three-year grant totaling approximately $2.1 million is dedicated to technology
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader September 6, 2017

    The price for registration for the GLOS annual meeting goes up to $125 after September 15, 2017. It’s hard to put a price on great data and the company of your data-using peers, but wouldn’t you rather that price was
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader

    Applications are now being accepted for the Great Lakes Observing System Fellowship, a 1-year position located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, working with the GLOS staff and data management team to evaluate and provide strategic vision for GLOS data services. The successful candidate will
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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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    Lake Michigan waves at Michigan City lighthouse following superstorm Sandy. October 29, 2012. Credit: S. Lashley, NOAA NWS.
    Posted by: Kristin Schrader August 8, 2017

    It sure is fun to talk about buoys, and we were pleased to talk about them with the Northern Express recently. Take a little time and get the basics on how buoys work hard in the Great Lakes. Please note
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader July 28, 2017

    People use GLOS data products for a lot of things. Anglers, boaters, researchers and water quality professionals are all part of the user base. Depending on your familiarity with the different views of the data portal, it can be daunting
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    Posted by: Kristin Schrader

    The Great Lakes Observing System is always seeking ways to serve users more data in friendlier formats. With that in mind, we introduce the Boaters’ View of our Data Portal. We’ve added several features that make this view of the
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