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Title: Epifaunal community development on Great Lakes breakwaters : an Engineering With Nature demonstration project
Authors: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (U.S.)
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Buffalo District.
Engineering With Nature Initiative (U.S.)
Fredette, Thomas J., 1955-
Suedel, Burton C.
Banks, Cynthia J.
Ruby, Richard J.
Bijhouwer, Paul.
Friona, Anthony M.
Keywords: Great Lakes
Lake Erie
Coastal structures
Epifaunal community
Environmental management
Issue Date: Aug-2014
Publisher: Environmental Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical Note
Purpose: This technical note describes an Engineering With Nature (EWN) project being conducted on the east arrowhead breakwater on Lake Erie in Cleveland Harbor, OH. Background information, project objectives, approaches, and preliminary monitoring results are included with this description. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has partnered with the USACE Buffalo District (LRB) to design and implement modifications to LRB’s normal maintenance procedures for breakwater repairs at this site. The structural design modifications are intended to produce greater environmental benefits to invertebrate and fish communities than would be present otherwise using standard practices. This work was funded through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative managed by the Great Lakes National Program Office.
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