Lake Michigan in Motion: Responses of an Inland Sea to Weather, Earth-spin, and Human Activities

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2004 - Nature - 310 pages
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"Lake Michigan in Motion is a source of information for amateur naturalists, students, teachers, public officials, a wide variety of scientists and natural resource managers, residents of Lake Michigan's shores, and others who use the lake for their livelihood and recreation."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

Excavated by Ice Shaped
31
Water Levels and Flows
59
The Seasonal Cycles of HeatingCooling
79
Parade of Lake Currents
109
6 Categories and Models of Waves
141
Seiches Tides
173
Probing the Underwater Wave Field
197
Models in Action
221
Hydro dynamic Constraints on Biological Production
249
Postscript
280
Index of Personal Names
296
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Clifford H. Mortimer is the former director of the Center for Great Lakes Studies and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of biological sciences at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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