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Stabilizing Coastal Slopes on the Great Lakes


Revised by Gene Clark, 2012

Original authors Ronald Chase, Western Michigan University; Tuncer Edil, University of Wisconsin; Alan Kehew, Western Michigan University; Philip Keillor, formerly UW Sea Grant; and David Mickelson, University of Wisconsin

This 16-page publication discusses shoreline erosion and slope instability including: visible indicators of erosion and slope instability, management of surface water runoff and groundwater seepage, evidence of soil creep, improving slope stability, determining a safe setback distance, and a list of references for additional information.

Publication #: WISCU-G-12-008