| Lower Great
Lakes Erosion Study, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo District|
The goal of this study is to develop tools for the assessment of local and
regional impacts associated with coastal projects. These tools will be applied
to assist a wide range of USACE activities on the St. Lawrence River, Lake
Ontario, the Niagara River and Lake Erie
Great Lakes Sediment
Develops sediment transport models for tributaries to the Great Lakes that discharge to Federal navigation channels or Areas of Concern.
GLIN's Soil Erosion and Sediment Page
Links to numerous resources and information regarding soil erosion and sedimentation in the Great Lakes basin.
Great Lakes Basin Program for
Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
Coordinates the efforts of the various
levels of government with the specific goal of protecting and improving
Great Lakes water quality by controlling soil erosion and sedimentation.
Toledo Harbor Pilot Project Final Report
Examines the results of a two-year pilot study aimed at addressing Toledo Harbor's dredging problems through a multi-part plan that includes an extensive land treatment erosion control program to reduce the source of sediment.
and Sediments in the Maumee River Basin
Compiled by researchers at Ohio State University, this web site includes
research papers and fact sheets regarding the benefits of soil erosion
controls and the costs associated with filter strips for soil erosion
control in the Maumee River Basin. It also includes links to best
management practices for soil erosion control used in Ohio.
The Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes Regional Headquarters
briefly describes a number of Corps programs and authorities related to the management of sediments in the Great Lakes region.