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Coastal Processes Manual


By J. Philip Keillor

80-page manual, with 44 pages of appendices

Full title:
Coastal Processes Manual: How to Estimate the Conditions of Risk to Coastal Property from Extreme Lake Levels, Storms, and Erosion in the Great Lakes Basin

This manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to estimate risk to Great Lakes coastal property from extreme lake levels, storms and erosion. The appendices include the first collection of both Canadian and U.S. storm surge and 100-year flood elevations for the entire Great Lakes shoreline, and a glossary that provides explanations of technical terms. Sources of additional information—in print and online—also are provided.

Publication #: WISCU-H-98-003