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References - Bibliography of Lake Michigan Coastal Dunes

A list of assorted publications (popular, refereed) on Lake Michigan coastal dunes.

  • Albert, D.A., 2000. Borne of the Wind: An Introduction to the Ecology of Michigan Sand Dunes. Michigan Natural Features Inventory, 63 pp.
  • Amsterburg, R.J.J., 1973. Sand, wind, and grass; the healing of a dune. Geology and the Environment.
  • Arbogast, A.F., Hansen, E.C. and Van Oort, M.D., 2002. Reconstructing the geomorphic evolution of large coastal dunes along the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Geomorphology, 26: 241-255.
  • Arbogast, A.F. and Loope, W.L., 1999. Maximum-limiting ages of Lake Michigan coastal dunes: Their correlation with Holocene lake level history. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 25(2): 372-382.
  • Ayres, L., Norris and May, Inc. and Chapman, M.J., 1978. An economic study of coastal sand dune mining in Michigan. 20, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Geological Survey Division, Lansing, Mi.
  • Bennett, S.W. and Olyphant, G.A., 1993. Wind distribution and eolian sand transport on Mt. Baldy, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana Geological Survey and Indiana University.
  • Brockwell-Tillman, E. and Wolf, E., 1998. Discovering Great Lakes Dunes. Michigan State University Extension, Michigan Sea Grant, Gillette Natural History Association, Lansing, Michigan, pp. 30.
  • Brown, D.G. and Arbogast, A.F., 1999. Digital photogrammetric change analysis as applied to active coastal dunes in Michigan. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 65(4): 467-474.
  • Chrzastowski, M.J. and Thompson, T.A., 1992. Late Wisconsinan and Holocene coastal evolution of the southern shore of Lake Michigan. In: C.H. Fletcher and J.F. Wehmiller (Editors), Quaternary Coasts of the United States: Marine and Lacustrine Systems, pp. 397-413.
  • Cowles, H.C., 1899. The ecological relations of the vegetation on the sand dunes of Lake Michigan. Botanical Gazette, 27: 95-117, 167-202, 281-308, 361-391.
  • DuFresne, J., 2005. The Complete Guide to Michigan Sand Dunes. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 192 pp.
  • Fraser, G.S., S.W. Bennett, G.A. Olyphant, N.J. Bauch, V. Ferguson, C.A. Gellasch, C.L. Millard, B. Mueller, P.J. O'Malley, J.N. Way, M.C. Woodfield, 1998. Windflow circulation patterns in a coastal dune blowout, south coast of Lake Michigan. Journal of Coastal Research, 14(2): 451-460.
  • Hill, J.R., 1974. The Indiana Dunes- Legacy of Sand.
  • Jaffe, B., Robert Kayen, Helen Gibbons, James W. Hendley, Peter H. Stauffer, 1998. Popular beach disappears underwater in huge coastal landslide- Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan. U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Lake Michigan Federation, 199? Vanishing Lake Michigan sand dunes: threats from mining. Lake Michigan Federation, Muskegon, MI.
  • Loope, W.L. and Arbogast, A.F., 2000. Dominance of an ~150-year cycle of sand-supply change in late Holocene dune-building along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. Quaternary Research, 54: 414-422.
  • Luoma, J.R., 1994. Restless Dunes. Lake Michigan, Audubon, pp. 78-89.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H., 1986. Nordhouse Dunes, Michigan. Natural History, 95(1): 88-92.
  • Olson, J.S., 1958a-a. Lake Michigan dune development. 1. Wind-velocity profiles. Journal of Geology, 66: 254-263.
  • Olson, J.S., 1958a-b. Rates of succession and soil changes on southern Lake Michigan sand dunes. Botanical Gazette, 119(3): 125-170.
  • Olson, J.S., 1958b. Lake Michigan dune development. 2. Plants as agents and tools in geomorphology. Journal of Geology, 66(4): 345-351.
  • Olson, J.S., 1958c. Lake Michigan dune development. 3. Lake-level, beach, and dune oscillations. The Journal of Geology, 66(5): 473-483.
  • Olyphant, G.A. and Bennett, S.W., 1994. Contemporary and historical rates of eolian sand transport in the Indiana dunes area of southern Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 20(1): 153-162.
  • Reinking, R.L. and Gephart, G.D., 1978. Pattern of revegetation of a shoreline dune area, Allegan County, Michigan. Michigan Academician, 11(2): 147-155.
  • Upchurch, S.B., 1973. Lake Michigan Coastal Processes: Leland to Manistee, Michigan, Geology and the Environment, pp. 54-66.
  • van Dijk, D. (2004). Contemporary geomorphic processes and change on Lake Michigan coastal dunes: an example from Hoffmaster State Park, Michigan. Michigan Academician, 35(4): 425-453.
  • Van Oort, M., Arbogast, A., Hansen, E.C. and Hansen, B., 2001. Geomorphological history of massive parabolic dunes, Van Buren State Park, Van Buren County, Michigan. Michigan Academician, 33: 175-188.
  • Wells, J.R. and Thompson, P.W., 1983. Ecological and floristic survey of P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties, Michigan, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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