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Stabilizing Coastal Slopes on the Great Lakes

By Philip Keillor, Ronald Chase, Tuncer Edil, Alan Kehew, David Mickelson

This 12-page guide discusses shoreline erosion and slope instability including: visible indicators of erosion and slope instability, surface and groundwater management, indicators that a property might contain perched groundwater and be vulnerable to water-induced landslides, evidence of soil creep, how to determine a safe setback distance and a factor of safety, a list of references for additional information.

  • Published: September 2004
  • Genre: Book
  • Minnesota Sea Grant product number: CH3
  • Format: Printed Material
  • Free
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