Bluff Erosion

Erosion of coastal bluffs is a serious issue for many Great Lakes communities in Wisconsin. These resources help in identifying and addressing coastal bluff erosion.


Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Photo Viewer
Explore how the Great Lakes coasts of Wisconsin have changed from 1976 to 2007 by viewing oblique photos and classification of beach and bluff conditions. 
Association of State Floodplain Managers

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Visualizing Coastal Erosion on the Great Lakes
This tool integrates animation, aerial photography, pictures, charts, and text to help the public better understand the natural process of coastal erosion; how local land development decisions impact coastal erosion; and makes the case for scientifically-based coastal development setbacks. The location is just south of Concordia University in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.
Geography Department, UW-Madison

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University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, 1975 Willow Drive FL 2, Madison, WI 53706-1177 ph 608-262-0905
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