Lake Erie Links
Beaches in Ohio
Facts and History
Great Lakes Compact
Lake Erie Literacy
Marine Forecast (NWS)
Nautical Chart (NOAA)
Harmful Algal Blooms Bulletin (NOAA)
HAB Advisories (Ohio EPA)
Water Temps/Levels/ Currents/Winds (GLCFS)
Water Level (USACE)
Principle 1 – Great Lake, Many Features
Principle 2 - Natural Forces Formed
Principle 3 – Effects weather and Climate
Principle 4 - Freshwater Sustains Life
Principle 5 – Diverse Life & Ecosystems
Principle 6 - Humans and the Watershed
Principle 7 - Exploration is Ongoing
Principle 8 - Great Significance
Fresh water has unique properties. Its density and electrical conductivity (a measure of salinity) are lower than that of salt water.
Water is essential for life. All living processes occur in an aqueous environment.
All aquatic and terrestrial organisms in Lake Erie's watershed need a source of freshwater to survive.
Principle 4: Water makes Earth habitable; fresh water sustains life on land.