Environmental sensitivity atlas for Lake Huron"s Canadian shoreline (including Georgian Bay) by Canada. Conservation and Protection.

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Published by Environment Canada, Conservation and Protection ; Environmental Protection - Ontario Region in Toronto .

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Other titlesAtlas des zones du rivage canadien du lac Huron sensibles aux impacts environnementaux, y compris la baie georgienne
Statementprepared by Environment Canada, Conservation and Protection Branch, Environmental Protection, Ontario Region.
ContributionsCanada. Environmental Protection Directorate. Ontario Region.
LC ClassificationsG1147.H8 C35 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 atlas (162 p.) :bcol. ill., col. maps.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17431950M
ISBN 100662220919

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This Biodiversity Atlas tells the story of the natural communities found in the Lake Huron to Lake Erie Corridor.

The Corridor is made up of the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair and Detroit River, as well as the watersheds of southwestern Ontario and southeastern Michigan that drain into these great waterways.

Great Lakes Res., CHANGES IN MARSH AREA ALONG THE CANADIAN SHORE OF LAKE ONTARIO Thomas H. Whillans Institute for Environmental Studies University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario M5S JA4 ABSTRACT.

Baseline marsh area is approximated for the Canadian shoreline of Lake Ontario west ofthe Bay of Quinte using maps datedfrom to Cited by: Planners need to have an accurate inventory of the significant natural resources of the corridor as well as the environmental hazards so that risks can be avoided or recognized and mitigated.

A detailed sensitivity atlas available to planners and researchers will be a format useful to promoting sustainable development in the river corridor. The Lake Huron drainage basin is defined by an expansive watershed and abundance of shoreline habitat. Lake Huron has over 30 islands and, as a result, has the longest shoreline of any lake in the world.

Lake Huron includes Manitoulin Island, the largest island in the world located in a freshwater lake. A month ago we posted a blog entry about Why Lake Superior Kicks Your Lake’s Butt, a look at several fun facts about the world’s greatest lake that the Upper Peninsula is so fortunate to share.

After posting the entry Dan left a comment asking about the difference in length between Michigan’s and Minnesota’s shoreline on Lake Superior.

Thanks for asking, Dan. Lake Huron differs from the other four St. Lawrence Great Lakes since its major water input is from two other large lakes,i.e., Lakes Michigan and Superior, and a large part of its basin and watershed lies in the rocky Canadian is the second largest of the St.

Lawrence Great Lakes in surface area and third largest in volume (Beeton, ). The nutrient budget of the Lake Diefenbaker reservoir (SK, CAN) is being developed as part of a larger multi-faceted trophic status study.

However, it is currently unknown if shoreline erosion from the near vertical banks serves as a source of nutrients to the by: 6. Understanding, Living With, & Controlling Shoreline Erosion A Guidebook for Shoreline Property Owners of working closely with lake associations and shoreline property owners on water resource management issues.

The first printing of this guidebook was made possible by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through the Great. environmental conditions on the shores of Lake Huron by various groups, Huron County Health Unit beach monitoring data for towater quality data collected by local shoreline residents’ associations and water quality monitoring by the MOE and other agencies in Combined with shoreline erosion rates and lengths, the mean Environmental sensitivity atlas for Lake Hurons Canadian shoreline book nutrient inputs for TC, TN, M3P, and FeO P w kg year− 1, kg year− 1.

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I have a small cottage in Huron County, just south of Harbor Beach, with ’ of Lake Huron shoreline. In this area there is a small bluff or cliff (about 10’ high) where the land ends and the beach begins. This bluff is comprised of mainly topsoil and slate, surprisingly there is not much sand until you get directly on the beach level.

Lake Ice Climatic Atlas for the Great Lakes Marine Forecast. Issued PM EDT 17 April Tonight and Saturday. Wind southwest 10 knots increasing to southwest 15 Saturday morning and to southwest 25 Saturday evening.

Lake Huron is the second largest Great Lake by surface area and the fifth largest freshwater lake in the world. Lake Huron has the longest shoreline of the Great Lakes, including the shorelines of islands. Lake Huron is home to the largest freshwater island in. LAKE BREEZE.

LOCATION The Lake Breeze beach lies 2 miles east of Hammond Bay and 1 mile west of Forty Mile Point along the northwestern shores of Lake Huron.

From Rogers City, 7 miles to the southeast, U.S. Highway 23 passes less than a mile south of the shoreline. The study area's 3-mile shoreline spans an inland area of nearly 1, acres.

the future, specifically along the Lake Huron shoreline in the Great Lakes basin. The shoreline of the lower Great Lakes, which includes Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, are composed of large sections of shoreline bluffs that amount to more than 40% of the total shoreline length (Lawrence, ).

Hundreds of kilometres of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron shoreline are at risk of contamination if an Enbridge pipeline that runs between them ruptures, according to a study released Thursday.

The Nature Conservancy Protects 4 Miles of Lake Huron Shoreline By MyNorth/Traverse Magazine Staff on May 2, Tagged. Developing Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Maps for Lakes Ontario and Erie. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Jeff Burm, CFM.

Elena Drei-Horgan, PhD, CFM. Matt Chlebus (NYDEC) Brent McCarthy, PE, CFM. ASFPM Annual ConferenceFile Size: 2MB.

In the existing Shoreline Management Plan (),mapping from the federal government, created from air photos, was used to identify and map Lakeshore Areas 1 and 2.

The shoreline from, approximately, the Maple Grove Subdivision, in the Municipality of South Huron, south to the ABCAFile Size: 1MB. Bathymetry of Lake Huron has been compiled as a component of a NOAA project to rescue Great Lakes lake floor geological and geophysical data and make it more accessible.

This project is a cooperative effort between investigators at the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division (NGDC/MGG), the NOAA Great Cited by: 2. pose a danger to human health. The entire shoreline of Lake Charlevoix was surveyed in kayaks to document Cladophora algae, a biological indicator of nutrient pollution, as well as greenbelts, bottomland vegetation, erosion, shoreline alterations, and substrates.

Data collected during the shoreline survey indicates that nutrient pollution is. environmental health, stressors relating to habitat and biodiversity, human health (beach closures), land use, fisheries, boating, commercial navigation, and monitoring.

A Lake St. Clair Canadian Watershed draft Technical Report provides detailed information about the state of the Canadian Lake St. Clair watershed and identifies management File Size: KB. This bay is so large, it's about the same size as Lake Ontario to the east. Along the shores of its islands and mainland communities, you'll find nearly endless options for enjoying all that Lake Huron Canada has to offer.

In all four seasons, you'll find plenty that you'd expect for shoreline vacations, as well as some unexpected treasures. Northern Lake Huron Shoreline. Why it Matters: The Northern Lake Huron Shoreline project spans across five counties in the northeastern Lower Peninsula and southeastern Upper Peninsula.

This area is defined by its unique ecological feature, the Niagara Escarpment, and contains many different habitats such as marshes, dunes, and alvar. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

The Nipissing phase was the last pre-modern high-water stage of the upper Great Lakes. Represented as either a one- or two-peak highstand, the Nipissing occurred following a long-term lake-level rise. This transgression was primarily an erosional event with only the final stage of the transgression preserved as barriers, spits, and strandplains of beach ridges.

of mercury to a lake to mimic atmospheric mercury deposition from coal-fired power plants. Controlling such emissions leads to decreased mercury levels in fish.

Findings provide support for regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada to require power companies to add mercury scrubbers to their smoke stacks.

The study is primarily concerned with newspaper responses to flooding and erosion associated with Great Lakes high water in – and – Underlying the research is a general interest in informing the public more widely on choices available in resource and environmental decision by:   Posted on with tags Canada, Lake Huron, shoreline management.

Conway Lake Meeting in June The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has rescheduled the Conway Lake Habitat. The regulation applies to the Lake Huron shoreline including bluffs, gullies and beaches. If a landowner is planning to do any work near the shoreline they may require a permit from their local Conservation Authority.

A building permit does not replace a Conservation Authority permit. Regulated activities along the shoreline include. funds to support Ohio’s development of a new nearshore monitoring program, built on the NCCA – the Lake Erie Shoreline Monitoring and Assessment Program.

The program assesses water quality and habitat annually and in transects were. Directional Erosion Evidence in Lake Huron: Several directional erosion features are marked in this map of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay and surrounding land, and others are indicated by the shape of the coastlines.

In the lower Bruce Peninsula, the local direction of orientation of the drumlins is shown by the blue arrow pointing southwest. Lake-effect storms (LES) produce substantial snowfall in the vicinity of the downwind shores of the Great Lakes.

These storms may take many forms; one type of LES event, lake to lake (L2L), occurs when LES clouds/snowbands develop over an upstream lake (e.g., Lake Huron), extend across an intervening landmass, and continue over a downstream lake Author: Carrie E.

Lang, Jessica M. McDonald, Lauriana Gaudet, Dylan Doeblin, Erin A. Jones, Neil F. Laird. The two-day joint pollution exercise is the culmination of a multi-year oil spill preparation exercise for the Sector Buffalo Area Contingency Plan.

The exercise was in coordination with other federal, state, local and tribal representatives in the Lake Ontario region.

The Lake Huron Shoreline. Back. Send mail to DOC PC with questions or comments about this web site. Copyright © DOC PC Web Creations. Our goal in the development of a nearshore monitoring method has been to evaluate and refine an in situ mapping approach to assess the nearshore waters across the Great Lakes.

The report here for Lake Huron is part of a broader effort being conducted across all five Great Lakes. We conducted an intensive survey for the United States nearshore of Lake Cited by: Saginaw Bay Survey: Inour researchers conducted a survey to determine the location, composition, and factors limiting the growth of the benthic filamentous algal community of Saginaw Bay.

The study area was an oblong region, approximately 20 km long and km wide in the southwest region of the inner bay, extending 5 km west of the. The Nature Conservancy Canada announced this week they have purchased more than 13 miles of Lake Superior shoreline between the Minnesota border and .diatom data show several environmental changes in the 94cm core.

The primary signals evident are: pre-settlement water level change and wetland expansion (94 cm), a major erosion disturbance (cm) and nutrient enrichment (Ocm).

The erosional episode causes a fundamental change in the lake ecosystem. Prior to this the lake is.Lake Huron is an ecologically rich and globally significant ecosystem, but its biodiversity is at risk.

Invasive species, climate change, water pollution, rapid and poorly planned residential and industrial growth, altered hydrology, and incompatible agricultural, fishery, and forestry practices are all having negative effects.

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