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Did you find any links to sites about coastal environments? If so, please scroll down and click on "Contribute an answer". Please follow the guidelines given in Assignment 2 when reporting on your link.

-- Sharon Gabel (, February 08, 2000


Name:America's Wetlands. URL: By EPA. Rating****

Review: I thought this site was very descriptive and easily understandable even if you are not a science major. This site provides other links about wetlands that are very informational as well.

-- Jessica Cowles (, February 11, 2000.

Land by the Lakes: Nearshore Terrestrial Ecosystems Alteration of Physical Processes EPA and Environment Canada This site discussed some of the problems developing in the surrounding areas of the Great Lakes. ***

-- Rebecca L. Walzer (, February 15, 2000.

Title: Issues Concerning The Great Lakes, Erosion and Flooding. By Pranas Pranckevicius. Government agency.

This site was interesting because it includes specific places such as beaches, where they are, a picture, and an estimate of how much erosion has taken place. Rating ****

-- Laura reschke (, February 15, 2000.

CGLI-Vision This was an interesting site dicussing how people living in the Great Lakes region can live in harmony with the environment. While this was interesting it wasn't very useful. **

-- Rebecca L. Walzer (, February 15, 2000.

NOAA Great Lakes Coast Watch;; By George A. Leshkevish and Songzhi Liu; Government Agency; A site that gathers environmental data on the lakes to support the environmental sciences; Rating - ****

-- Kerrie Studley (, February 15, 2000.

Name:Oceans, Great Lakes, and Coastal Environments Site: Webmaster: Daphne Zaras, OAR Web Team Rating: ***

This site has information not only on the Great Lakes but Oceans and other water areas. It is informative about the lakes and will help anyone looking for more information.

-- Stacey Fuller (, February 17, 2000.

Great Lakes Coastal Zones GLIM Rating: *** Review:lot's of Good information here check it out. Topics:Agencies and Organizations | Beaches | Dredging Dunes | Land Use State Coastal Zone Management Programs

Maintained by Christine Manninen,

-- kristin kohl (, February 17, 2000.

Title: Coastal Wetlands of Manitowoc County URL: Agency: University of Wisconsin

This page gives a bunch of resources about wetlands. The page itself doesn't have the information, it just has a bibliography. I give it a ***

-- Leeanne Root (, February 17, 2000.

Name:The Great Lakes Heritage Coast.URL: By The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Government of Ontario.Rating*

Review:To promote individuals to get involved into the future of the coastal of the great lakes. Mentions the Heritage Coast Projects that strecth for 2,900 kilometers, and tribute to individuals that were involved in the cause. There are links to pictures of all the lakes.

-- Elizabeth Beauregard (, February 17, 2000.

Land by the Lakes: Nearshore Terrestrial Ecosystems Alteration of Physical Processes EPA and Environment Canada I enjoyed this site because it talked about some of the issues that occur suurounding the Great Lakes. Rating***

-- Anne Murphy (, February 17, 2000. logQID=04F139FD96E5D31180B10090277379D9&qCategory=GEOG&qSource=0& frames=yes&site_name=Jeeves&scope=web&r=x&MetaTopic=Great+Lakes+Port+ Profiles%3A+Port+of+Oswego+Authority&MetaURL= EngineOrdinal=4&ItemOrdinal=1&ask=great+lakes+of+oswego+metasearch& origin=0&MetaList=

-- Denis Lein (, February 17, 2000.

Basin Ecology of the Great Lakes- very informative, factual information, about areas surrounding, types of plant and animal species that surround the great lakes areas. Also included is information about the water, and recreational activities. Rating:***

-- alyssa connelly (, February 17, 2000.

Website: Canadian Great Lakes Coastal Zone Database URL: Author:Wendy Leger Group: Environment Canada Summary: This web site has some coastal zone land use info, but not very much. The data base does not cover much of the coast of the lakes. I would not recommend this site for research on the coastal environment of the Great lakes. Rating: *

-- Melissa Armstrong (, February 17, 2000.

Name: Oceans, Great Lakes, and Coastal Environments URL:

This site is an ok site for great lakes research. It does not copmpletely focus on the great lakes turning it's attention to oceans and other costal environments. But it does give a fair amount of information and links to reasrach questions that you might have. star rating:**

-- Elizabeth Bauer (, February 18, 2000.

GREAT LAKES COMMISION: **** I found this website to be very interesting. It was very detailed and specific on the rules and regulations placed upun the upkeep of the waters and beaches of the great lakes. The Great Lakes Commision is an organization of people who make sure that the coastlines remain as a very clean environment for tha sake of the species living in them and for the enjoyment of all who visit them.

-- Erin L. McGreal (, February 20, 2000. **** very good source on the great lakes coastal environment. covers issues concerning the beaches to the animals living along the coastline waters.

-- Erin L. McGreal (, February 20, 2000.

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