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Main Title Frequency and extent of wind-induced resuspension of bottom material in the U.S. Great Lakes nearshore waters /
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Author Title of a Work
Chesters, Gordon.
Delfino, Joseph J.
CORP Author University of Wisconsin. Water Resources Center.
Publisher International Joint Commission, Great Lakes Regional Office,
Year Published 1978
OCLC Number 04622359
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ELAM  TD225.G7F7 1978 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 07/11/2017
Collation vii, 111 pages : maps ; 28 cm.
Notes
"Prepared in partial fulfillment of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contract no. 68-01-1598." Spine title: Wind-induced resuspension of bottom material in the U.S. Great Lakes. Includes bibliographical references (97-102).
Contents Notes
Literature review -- Wind and waves -- Waves and water motion -- General Great Lakes climate -- Examination of available wave data -- Nearshore sediment characteristics -- Nearshore zone -- Sediment characteristics -- Non-depositional and depositional zones -- Relationship of wave motion and sediment resuspension -- Wave motion -- Sediment resuspension -- Methodology -- Delineation of Great Lakes shoreline zones -- Wave height data -- Calculation of wave orbital velocities -- Calculation of sediment resuspension -- Results and discussion -- Resuspension estimates -- Regional distribution -- Comparison with experimental data -- Delineation of susceptible areas -- Effect of sediment resuspension on water quality -- References -- Appendix -- Computer program used to generate orbital velocities -- Orbital velocities for a water depth of 18.3 m (60 ft) -- Orbital velocities for a water depth of 4.6 m (15 ft) -- Orbital velocities for a water depth of 9.1 m (30 ft) -- Orbital velocities for a water depth of 36.6 m (120 ft) -- Computer program used to calculate resuspension rate -- Computed resuspension rates.