Field Trip—Cleveland East Breakwater Inspection

Nowcast Protocol for the Great Lakes Forecasting System
The Great Lakes Forecasting System is a cooperative federal-university undertaking designed to implement a predictive system for each of the Great Lakes. The desired forecasts concentrate...

Some Case Histories of Armor Stone Production
The blasting techniques used to produce armor stone, derrick stone, and underlayer stone [one to twenty tons] for the construction of rubblemound breakwalls and the confined Dike Disposal...

Construction on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Coast
This paper provides a preliminary evaluation of a set of 100 residential properties along Wisconsin's Lake Michigan coast; an examination of the vulnerability of coastal homes and adequacy...

Live Load Models Based on WIM Data
The objective of the paper is to present the results of weigh-in-motion (WIM) measurements carried out in Michigan. Selected bridges were instrumented and truck weights and axle configurations...

Winter Sewer Construction in Campbell Lake
This paper discusses the winter construction for replacement of the Campbell Lake portion of the Campbell Creek C-5 Trunk (C-5 Trunk) located in Anchorage, Alaska (see Figure 1). A previous...

Designing for Control of Ice Conditions in Marinas
Each marina or small-craft harbor experiencing ice during the winter months must be designed for site specific conditions. These conditions are governed by environmental factors (geology,...

Projections for Reduction in Lake Acidification From SO2 Emission Reductions
The Acid Deposition Assessment Model (ADAM) is used to assess the possible range of effects of a national acid rain emission reduction plan on lake chemistry and fish populations in the...

Management and Statistical Analysis of Groundwater Monitoring Data at Solid Waste Landfills
Solid waste landfills in Ohio and Michigan, as in many states, are required to have monitoring wells. Groundwater samples from these wells are analyzed to determine if leachate from the...

Spills on the Great Lakes a Cause for Concern—The Need for Action to Prevent Them
The present form of water transport of toxic chemicals on the Great Lakes, using inappropriate and obsolete forms of navigation control systems, presents the people and the ecosystem with...

Environmental Assessment of Lake Maggiore, St. Petersburg, Florida
Lake Maggiore is a shallow 385 acre (156 ha) hypereutrophic lake located in St. Petersburg, Florida. The lake's watershed contains a variety of urban land use types that have...

Drought Contingency Plan for the Youghiogheny River Lake Basin
The purpose of this Drought Contingency Plan is to provide a basic reference for water management decisions and responses to a water shortage in the Youghiogheny River Basin induced by...

A Storm Water Management Model for Grand Rapids, Michigan
In 1989, the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, engaged Black & Veatch to conduct a comprehensive study of its combined sewer system with two primary objectives: (1) to relieve basement...

Stormwater Management Policies for Two Urbanizing Communities in Western Suburban Cleveland
The cities of North Ridgeville and Avon Lake, Ohio are two western suburbs of Cleveland. The recent completion of the interstate highway, I-480, the resurgence of Lake Erie as a prime...

Research on the Possibility of Creating a Community Using Water Facilities as Mutual Familiarization Medium

Case Study: Downdrift Benefits Four Miles and Six Years from a Gravelly Beach Nourishment on Lake Michigan
A Corps of Engineers gravel feeder-beach nourishment at New Buffalo, MI, in late 1980 - early 1981 gave an excellent opportunity to observe the downdrift progress of the gravel. This paper...

Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) Planning at the South Florida Water Management District
During the past century, environmental values of Florida's wetlands, lakes and estuaries have been severly impacted by human activities. By 1987, the Florida legislature was...

Changing Socio-Economic Conditions in the Hamilton Harbour (Ontario) Area: Implications for Harbour Remediation
The 1987 Protocol amending the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 1978 called for the preparation of Remedial Action Plans for forty-two Areas of Concern (typically polluted harbours...

Citizen Views on Great Lakes Policy: A Comparison of Canadian and U.S. Publics
This study investigates Canadian and American public opinion concerning the use of public funds to restore and protect Great Lakes coastal areas. Based upon survey data collected among...

An Update to CoastWatch—NOAA's New Capability for the Coastal Ocean
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) CoastWatch project was initiated in August 1988 in response to a red tide event off the North Carolina coast....

 

 

 

 

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