SEDIMENT TRANSPORT AND SHORELINE RESPONSE TO NEARSHORE PLACEMENT OF DREDGED SEDIMENT IN SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN, USA

  • Brian C. McFall
  • Honghai Li
  • David Arnold
  • Katherine E. Brutsché
  • David Bucaro
  • Erin Maloney

Abstract

Shoreline erosion downdrift of littoral barriers, such as harbor breakwaters, is a universal concern. The beneficial use of dredged sediment through placement in the nearshore downdrift of littoral barriers is common place, but key questions about the sediment transport and shoreline response remain challenging. To that end, the shoreline at Ogden Dunes, Indiana, along the southern shores of Lake Michigan is investigated with historical aerial photographs, nearshore placement records, hydrodynamic and bathymetric field data, and numerical models.

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Published
2018-12-30
How to Cite
McFall, B. C., Li, H., Arnold, D., Brutsché, K. E., Bucaro, D., & Maloney, E. (2018). SEDIMENT TRANSPORT AND SHORELINE RESPONSE TO NEARSHORE PLACEMENT OF DREDGED SEDIMENT IN SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN, USA. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), sediment.49. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36.sediment.49