A 70 year history of coastal dune migration and beach erosion along the southern shore of Lake Michigan

@inproceedings{Kilibarda2015A7Y,
  title={A 70 year history of coastal dune migration and beach erosion along the southern shore of Lake Michigan},
  author={Zoran Kilibarda and Craig Shillinglaw},
  year={2015}
}
A study of aerial photographs from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (adjacent to Michigan City, Indiana, United States of America) revealed that from 1938 to 2008 the Lakeshore’s Mount Baldy dune advanced inland 135 m, at an average rate of 1.9 m/year, while the beach north of the dune receded 98 m, at an average rate of 1.4 m/year. The highest rates of Mount Baldy dune movement (3.3 m/year) occurred concurrently (1965–1973) with highest rates of beach erosion (7.2 m/year). The lowest rates… CONTINUE READING

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