May 19, 2022

Fact Sheet: Tools for Discovering and Accessing Great Lakes Scientific Data

A new two page fact sheet from the USGS.

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is a multidisciplinary and interagency effort focused on the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes (GL) using the best available science and applying lessons learned from previous studies. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contributes to the GLRI effort by providing resource managers with information and tools needed to meet restoration goals. This includes contributing scientific expertise and delivering findings to the GL community through meaningful information products.

Three resources are discussed:

  • Science in the Great Lakes (SiGL) Mapper
  • Environmental Data Discovery and Transformation (EnDDaT)
  • USGS Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Web Site

Direct to Full Text Fact Sheet.

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.