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Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River System and Large Inland Lakes:

Technical Guides for flooding, erosion and dynamic beaches in support of natural hazards policies 3.1 of the provincial policy statement.

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From the “Purpose of this Publication”

"This publication has been prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources to assist the public and planning authorities such as municipalities and conservation authorities with the explanation of the Natural Hazards Policy (3.1) of the Provincial Policy Statement of the Planning Act."

Useful for:

Contractors and developers
Land owners of waterfront properties
Geotechnical companies
Urban and rural planners
Water management companies
Ecosystem managers

Additional Information

Author: Watershed Science Centre and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: Watershed Science Centre
ISBN: 0-9688196-1-3


Welcome from the Deputy Prime Minister
About This CD
Understanding Natural Hazards
Beach and Dune Management Guide
Bedrock Geology Map of Ontario
Cross-Shore Profile Change Models Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River
Quaternary Geology of Ontario Map - Southern Sheet
Technical Guide for Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River System
        Part 1. Physical Features and Processes
        Part 2. Recommended Shoreline Classification Scheme
        Part 3. Flooding Hazard
        Part 4. Erosion Hazard
        Part 5. Dynamic Beach Hazard
        Part 6. Mapping and Staking Hazardous Lands
        Part 7. Addressing the Hazards
        Part 8. Environmentally Sound Hazard Management
Hazardous Sites Technical Guide
Technical Guide for Large Inland Lakes
        Parts 1-2. Introduction: Physical Features and Processes
        Part 3. Recommended Shoreline Classification Scheme to Determine Shoreline Reaches
        Part 4. Flooding Hazard
        Part 5. Erosion Hazard
        Part 6. Dynamic Beach Hazard
        Part 7. Staking the Hazardous Lands Limit
        Part 8. Addressing the Hazards
        Part 9. Environmentally Sound Hazard Management
        Part 10. References and Bibliography
DOS Software Program User Guide (Wave Uprush and Overtopping software (for DOS) included on CD)
Stable Slopes - Geotechnical Principles
Wave Uprush and Overtopping. Methodologies and Applications
Who To Contact

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CD-ROM $40.00 CAD
(plus S&H and applicable tax)

For orders outside Canada, please call 1.705.748.1011 Ext.7049