Friday, November 14, 2008

Lake Michigan Monitoring Meeting Webcast

Nov 14: The Lake Michigan Monitoring Coordination Council Fall 2008 Meeting addressing The Lake Michigan Nearshore: Monitoring Gaps & Plans to Address Them, is being held at the Marina Grand Resort in New Buffalo, MI on November 18-19, 2008. A live video webcast will be available starting 1:00 PM Eastern time on the 18th.

The draft Agenda. features the following topics: National Water Quality Monitoring Council Update; Lake Michigan Pilot Demonstration Update; 2008 State of the Lakes Ecosystem Recap; USGS Beach Health Initiative: Indicators, Research & Analytical Methods Update; Lake Monitoring with the Triaxis: Capabilities and Future Plans; 2010 Coastal Condition Report; 2010 Lake MI GLNPO/LaMP Intensive Year Monitoring & Follow-up on 10/24; BEC Meeting: Closer Connection Between Monitoring and the LaMPs; RFP on Phosphorous by Adding Loads; GLRRIN near shore research plans; NEST Indicators Program (National Environmental Status & Trends); Lake Michigan focus issue: Botulism Research and Monitoring; Lake Michigan Pilot Study Nearshore Gaps and Related Components; and Discussion: Coordinating/Developing Monitoring Around Nearshore Issues.

Access links to the complete agenda and the webcast (click here).