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vegetation of the Lake Michigan shoreline in Wisconsin

Peter J. Salamun

vegetation of the Lake Michigan shoreline in Wisconsin

by Peter J. Salamun

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Published by University of Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program in [Madison] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin.,
  • Michigan, Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal plants -- Wisconsin.,
    • Coastal plants -- Michigan, Lake.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 25-28.

      StatementPeter J. Salamun and Forest W. Stearns.
      SeriesAdvisory report - University of Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program ; no. 420
      ContributionsStearns, Forest, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK194 .S24
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4070299M
      LC Control Number79624238

      The Vegetation of Wisconsin An Ordination of Plant Communities (If you want to examine a book for possible course use, please see our Course Books page. If you want to examine a book for possible rights licensing, please see Rights & Permissions.) November . A cm sediment core with a base radiocarbon date of yrs BP was collected in June of from Elbow Lake, Mackinac Co., Michigan. Radiocarbon dates and fossil pollen preserved in lake sediments indicate that changes in vegetation are related to changes in climate and proximity to the Lake Michigan shoreline.

        There are two major types: shoreline erosion and coastal bluff failures due to instability. Both types of erosion can lead to loss of property, dwellings, and personal injury, but bluff erosion is particularly problematic on the western shore of Lake Michigan.   The three-year $, grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will go toward helping shoreline homes, beaches and harbors in four Wisconsin counties along Lake Michigan that have seen more bluff erosion due to higher water levels.

      Jan 4, - Explore baloojeanz's board "Milwaukee Wisconsin", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Milwaukee wisconsin, Milwaukee and Wisconsin pins. The great Tower Trail quickly ascends the ridges through thicker vegetation, leading to a foot-tall observation tower and a belvedere vantage point of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, some 16 miles away, on a good day (check out the sunset). Beech tree, found only close to Lake Michigan, are a highlight of the nature in the park.


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