Erosion chipping away at Lake Ontario shoreline WHAM-TV - Rochester, NY (5/3) The rising waters of Lake Ontario are already carving a path along the shoreline, eroding property that has been in place for decades, and residents fear it's only the beginning.
General Resources Dredging Projects U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Great Lakes Regional Headquarters This site explains the dredging process and links to sites with more Great Lakes dredging information.
Great Lakes Dredging Team The GLDT is a partnership of federal and state agencies created to assure that the dredging throughout the Great Lakes is conducted in a timely and cost-effective manner while meeting environmental protection, restoration and enhancement goals.
Great Lakes Tributary Modeling Program A cooperative initiative of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Great Lakes Regional Headquarters) and the Great Lakes Commission to develop sediment transport models for tributaries to the Great Lakes that discharge to federal navigation channels or Areas of Concern.
Illinois Soil Survey Natural Resources Conservation Service-Illinois This site provides a status report of the state's soil survey, data from the State Soil Geographic (STATSGO) database, plus fact sheets and more.
International Erosion Control Association The IECA is a non-profit, member organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.
Lake Erie Center University of Toledo The University of Toledo's Lake Erie Center is an interdisciplinary center dedicated to environmental research.
Lake Michigan Potential Damages Study U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Detroit District An extensive and long-term assessment of potential shoreline damages over the next 50 years due to fluctuating lake levels along the Lake Michigan shoreline (started in 1996).
Low Cost Shore Protection U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Detroit District Learn about low cost methods to protect shoreline from erosion, including vegetation, perched beaches, breakwaters and beach fill.
Natural Resources Conservation Service U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) The NRCS works with landowners on private lands to conserve natural resources. The nation's 3,000 conservation districts, virtually one in every county, are the heart of the conservation delivery system.
Ohio Lake Erie Buffer Program Ohio Lake Erie Buffer Team Initiated to tackle the soil erosion and sedimentation problem in the Lake Erie watershed, the program provides opportunity for both government and private agencies to work together in improving the Lake Erie ecosystem.
Sediment Environment Canada's Freshwater Web Includes effects of sediment, how sediment is sampled and case studies.