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    • Abundance of macrocrustaceans in a natural marsh and a marsh altered by dredging, bulkheading, and filling. 

      Trent, L.E.; Pullen, E.J.; Proctor, R. (, 1976)
      Indices of abundance of macrocrustaceans during March-October 1969 in West Bay, Tex., were determined for day and night and statistically compared between 1) a natural marsh area, 2) upland and bayward canal areas of a ...
    • Artificial propagation of a salt marsh 

      Stikney RR; Dodd JD; Jensen LD (, 1979)
      This article reports on the feasibility of establishing a marsh on dredge material in Galveston Bay. Sprigs of two species of marsh grass were planted 20 inches apart between high and low water mark in an area surrounded ...
    • Artificial reef construction and natural reef marking in Texas bays 

      Benefield, R.L.; Mercer, W.E. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1982)
      Six artificial reefs made from 11,400 automobile tires were built in the Sabine Lake, Galveston, Matagorda (Tres Palacios Bay), Aransas and Corpus Christi Bay systems in April-October 1977. Reefs were built in waters 1.2-2.7 ...
    • Banking on the bayou. 

      Anderson, R.; DeCaprio, R. (, 1992)
      The LaTerre wetland mitigation bank, located in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, is designed to extend the life of a freshwater marsh that is threatened by saltwater intrusion. Critics of the bank have argued that mitigation ...
    • Barker reservoir wetland habitat enhancement 

      Corder, K. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1991)
      No abstract available
    • Bay of uncertainty 

      Leimer, Christina (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, 1993)
      Shipping, the petrochemical industry, agriculture, and a booming human population have left their mark on Galveston Bay. While some 600 entities with varying degrees of authority over the bay have emerged in recent decades, ...
    • Beneficial uses of dredged material: proceedings of the Gulf Coast Regional Workshop, 26-28 April 1988, Galveston, Texas 

      Lazor, Robert L. and Medina, Richard; (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1988)
      This Gulf Coast Regional Workshop on the Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material was the fourth workshop on the subject. Its primary objective, as reflected in these proceedings, was to direct attention to the wide range of ...
    • Chesapeake Bay restoration: Innovations at the local level. A compilation of local government programs 

      Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1991)
      This manual catalogs local programs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed that positively impact (either directly or indirectly) the quality of the bay, the surrounding watershed, and the quality of life for its living resources. ...
    • Coastal Hydrographic and Meteorological Study 

      Martinez, Rudy (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1966)
      Hydrographic and climatological data for Texas bays collected in the field and taken from publications are presented in this report. Rainfall was 29 % higher in 1966 than in 1965, with heaviest rainfall occurring in May. ...
    • Coastal Hydrographic and Meteorological Study 

      Martinez, A.Rudy (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1971)
      Hydrographic and meteorlogical data for Texas bays, including Galveston, were collected in the field and taken from publications. Salinity patterns varied along the coast in relation to rainfall distribution, but in general ...
    • Coastal Hydrographic and Meteorological Study, 1969-1970 

      Martinez, A.Rudy (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1969-70)
      Hydrographic and meteorlogical data collected in the field and taken from publications are presented in the report. River flow measurements were available for six major rivers entering coastal bay areas in 1969 and three ...
    • Comparison of natural and man-made salt marshes in Galveston Bay Complex, Texas. 

      Webb, J.W.; Newling, C.J. (, 1985)
      Vegetation characteristics of three natural marshes and one marsh that was experimentally established on dredged material in 1976 and 1977 were compared in the Galveston Bay Complex, Texas. During fall 1978, six replicate ...
    • Comprehensive survey report on Trinity River and tributaries, Texas 

      U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth and Galveston Districts (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1962)
      This appendix contains detailed hydrologic, hydraulic design, and water resource data pertinent to formulation of the comprehensive plan of improvement for the Trinity River Basin and provides a basis for statements relating ...
    • Corps puts dredged material to beneficial use 

      McLellan, N. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1993)
      No abstract available
    • Corps sets goal for Texas coast with fish and wildlife projects. 

      Bonham, K. (, 1990)
      No abstract available
    • Creation and Restoration of Salt Marshes for Fishery Species 

      Minello, Thomas J. (U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Galveston Laboratory, 1992)
      Research on salt marsh creation at the Galveston Laboratory is closely associated with research on the value and functions of natural marshes. Our ability to create a valuable salt marsh and replace the functions of the ...
    • Creation of fishery habitat in estuaries 

      Minello, Thomas J., Robert J. Zimmerman, and Edward F. Klima (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, Dredging Division, Water Resources Support Center, 1987)
      Basic workshop objectives were to improve awareness and acceptability of beneficial use options for dredged material disposal, to discuss past, current, and future beneficial use applications, to identify innovative and ...
    • Die-back of Phragmites australis in European wetlands: an overview of the European Research Programme on Reed Die-back and Progression (1993-1994) 

      van der Putten, W.H. (, 1997)
      Reed belts have died back in parts of central and eastern Europe during the past decades. European Research Programme on Reed Die-back and Progression (EUREED) is the organization tasked with monitoring and management of ...
    • Dredged material research. Notes, news, reviews, etc. Vol. D-76-5. 

      U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, 1976)
      If marsh and terrestrial community development on Bolivar Peninsula is successful, the area will experience a desirable increase in fish and wildlife habitat and productivity. The following article describes the habitat ...
    • Dredging operations technical support program. Long-term monitoring of habitat development at upland and wetland dredged material disposal sites 1974-1982. Final report. 

      Newling, C.J.; Landin, M.C. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, 1985)
      During the Dredged Material Research Program, six wetland and three upland habitat development projects were established at seven sites to demonstrate the feasibility of creating productive habitat on dredged material ...