Coasts, water levels, and climate change: A Great Lakes perspective

@article{Gronewold2013CoastsWL,
  title={Coasts, water levels, and climate change: A Great Lakes perspective},
  author={Andrew D. Gronewold and Vincent Fortin and Brent M. Lofgren and Anne H. Clites and Craig A. Stow and Frank H. Quinn},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2013},
  volume={120},
  pages={697-711}
}
The North American Laurentian Great Lakes hold nearly 20 % of the earth’s unfrozen fresh surface water and have a length of coastline, and a coastal population, comparable to frequently-studied marine coasts. The surface water elevations of the Great Lakes, in particular, are an ideal metric for understanding impacts of climate change on large hydrologic systems, and for assessing adaption measures for absorbing those impacts. In light of the importance of the Great Lakes to the North American… 

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