Great Lakes National Program
Entry ID: epa_glnp

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency maintains the Great Lakes
Program which has among other components Human Health, Contaminated
Sediments, ecosystem studies, monitoring, lakes, pollution
prevention, environmental software, visualizing the Lakes including the Great
Lakes Atals and Great Lakes GIS Online.

Datasets include Great Lakes Contaminated Sediments, Plankton data,
Diatoms and Zooplankton data from 1998, as well as the Great Lakes
Environmental Database.

One of the reports with data from the contaminated sediments program
is The Assessment of Sediment Quality in the Black River Watershed
available at "http://www.epa.gov/grtlakes/sediment/BlackRiver/Index.htm".

Information was obtained from "http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/".

Geographic Coverage
 N: 47.0 S: 42.0  E: -75.0  W: -92.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: Great Lakes National Program
Dataset Release Place: Philadelphia, PA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Online Resource: http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > GREAT LAKES > Great Lakes


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS >SUPERFUND    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION >EUTROPHICATION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION >RECLAMATION/REVEGETATION/RESTORATION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >WATER MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH >DISEASES/EPIDEMICS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONSERVATION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >COASTAL HABITAT    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >LAKES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >ENDANGERED SPECIES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
ENVIRONMENT
HEALTH
INLAND WATERS


Project
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
EPA/PLACES >Geographic Places, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency    [Information]


Keywords
restoration
Chesapeake Bay
human health
sediments
ecopage
monitoring
lakes
pollution prevention
environmental software
visualizing the lakes
Great Lakes Program
Lake Huron
Lake Ontario
Michigan
Lake Erie
Lake Superior
CONSERVATION


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Great Lakes National Program Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GREAT LAKES PROGRAM OFFICER
Phone: (312) 886-4040
Fax: (312) 353-2018
Contact Address:
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Great Lakes National Program Office
77 West Jackson Boulevard
City: Chicago
Province or State: Illinois
Postal Code: 60604
Country: USA


Personnel
GREAT LAKES PROGRAM OFFICER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (312) 886-4040
Fax: (312) 353-2018
Contact Address:
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Great Lakes National Program Office
77 West Jackson Boulevard
City: Chicago
Province or State: Illinois
Postal Code: 60604
Country: USA


TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-05-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-05-29

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