♦ '10 Things to Know about GLEON' is presented by the GSA New-to-GLEON Outreach Subcommittee. We hope it is useful to both first-time GLEON meeting participants and anyone about to join a collaborative project in the GLEON community!
♦ Are you new to GLEON or would like an update of what the network is about and its latest development? Here is a great introductory webinar recently presented by the GLEON Steering Committee co-chair Paul Hanson, hosted by the Group on Earth Observations on 13 September 2013: webinar recording(mp4 format, about 40 min with slides and video).
Lake Surkheng Zhui, Broghil Valley, Pakistan. Photo by: Ghulam Rasool
GLEON is a grassroots network of limnologists, ecologists, information technology experts, and engineers
who have a common goal of building a scalable, persistent network of lake ecological observatories
♦ Save the dates for GLEON 16 All-Hands Meeting: 26-30 October 2014 in Quebec, Canada by Lake Stukely in Mont-Orford National Park. Our G16 hosts are: Shelley Arnott, Paul del Giorgio, Yves Prairie and Jim Rusak. More information will be forthcoming.
♦ On Darwin's Day (12 Feb) we present "The Buoys of GLEON" Calendar 2014 to you! Many thanks to Chris McBrideand many site members for the efforts. We hope this is an enjoyable pilot version for future creative projects that any members can initiate in showcasing different monitoring platforms and sharing important dates across sites in GLEON!
♦ The most recent NETLAKEmeeting was held from 21-23 January 2014 at the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA), Girona, Spain. Check outthe video (1m44s to 4m30s) for an interivew of GLEONites in Catalan and English!
♦ GLEON colleagues at the Burrishoole Catchment in the west of Ireland has launched a new website that provides real-time ecological data from the Loughs Feeagh & Fernance monitoring stations. Check it out for the monitoring and research efforts for the lakes, fish and rivers.