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Coastal Hazards Workshops


"Natural Coastal Hazards To Development"
July 20-21 - Milwaukee, Wis.
July 23-24 - Superior, Wis.

These workshops are for professionals with a stake in prudent coastal development on the Great Lakes -- bankers, contractors, developers, engineers, insurers, realtors, zoning commissioners, etc. Learn how to recognize the risks of flooding and erosion at specific sites along the coast.


* anticipating extreme lake levels and storm wave conditions
* wave run-up on shorelines and on shore protection structures
* Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wave run-up and erosion hazard designations
* coping with bluff instability
* predicting future shoreline recession
* suitable and unsuitable shore protection structures
* lakebed erosion: a threat to shore protection structures

Participants will be given training in the use of a new, second edition of the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute's workbook and manual for evaluating the risks of flooding and erosion on coastal properties around the Great Lakes.

COST - A registration fee of $60 covers costs for the two-day workshop, break refreshments, two luncheons and the coastal processes workbook/manual. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 13, 1998.

Philip Keillor
Advisory Services Coastal Engineering Specialist
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
1800 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-4094
Phone: (608) 263-5133
Fax: (608) 263-2063
Email: jkeillor@seagrant.wisc.edu
Website: www.seagrant.wisc.edu/advisory/coastal_engr/coast.html

LODGING - Blocks of rooms have been reserved at local hotels at $52-$58 per night (single occupancy rate) until June 28.


MILWAUKEE WORKSHOP, Monday and Tuesday, July 20-21, 1998
University Center for Continuing Education
161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2602
Phone: (414) 227-3195
Midway Best Western Motel-Airport
Reservations: (800) 528-1234
Phone: (414)-769-2100

SUPERIOR WORKSHOP, Thursday and Friday, July 23-24, 1998
Barkers Island Inn and Conference Center
300 Marina Drive, Superior, WI 54880
Reservations: (800) 344-7515
Phone: (715) 392-7152
Fax: (715) 392-1180
Email: barkers@cp.duluth.mn.us
Website: www.visitduluth.com/Barkers

WORKSHOP SPONSORS - American Society of Civil Engineers-Duluth Section, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program, and University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Advisory Services.

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Assistant Director for Communications
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
1800 University Ave. * Madison, WI 53705-4094
Phone: (608) 263-5371 * Fax: (608) 263-2063
E-mail: swittman@seagrant.wisc.edu
URL: www.seagrant.wisc.edu