An Integrated Physical-Social-Community (PSC) Approach for Sustainable Shore Protection, Beach Integrity, and Bluff/Dune Stabilization Along Lake Michigan
Major Goals and Objectives
The overall goals of this project are to:
- Better understand coastal processes in terms of nearshore hydrodynamics, sediment transport, and coastal morphology under changing climate forcing in Lake Michigan
- Help effectively communicate to stakeholders, with the purpose of promoting sustainable shore protection, increasing the integrity of beaches; and stabilizing bluffs/dunes in Lake Michigan
Accomplishments / Benefits
This project is jointly funded with Wisconsin Sea Grant (PI Chin Wu, University of Wisconsin Madison) and Michigan Sea Grant (PI Guy Meadows, Michigan Technological University).