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Wet & Wonderful
(Institute for Southern Studies, 1982)
This article defines various types of wetlands and discusses the ecological significance of wetlands.
Coast lines: Can the loss of Texas coastal wetlands be halted...or reversed?
(Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1997)
Since the mid-1950s, wetland loss has increased to an alarming rate due to subsidence; this subsidence has been induced by withdrawal of groundwater, oil, and gas. A wetland recreation or restoration project is underway ...
An inventory of coastal wetlands of the USA.
(U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1986)
This paper describes briefly an inventory of coastal wetlands of the USA compiled by the Strategic Assessment Branch (SAB) of the Ocean Assessments Division of the Office of Oceanography and Marine Assessment, National ...
Mitigation banking on a wider plane.
There are two issues that have significantly affected the use of wetland mitigation banks. The first regards the extent to which mitigation banks should provide credits for conserving wetlands that are different from the ...
The mitigation banking debate.
Although attractive to economists, landowners, and developers, mitigation banks are opposed by many environmental groups and agencies.
How successful is mitigation?
No abstract available
Site Selection for Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Through Marsh Creation in Galveston Bay
(National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Galveston Laboratory, 1992)
This investigation addresses the potential of marsh creation in Galveston Bay to provide beneficial use in conjunction with widening and deepening of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channel. Interagency planners are ...
Wetland creation and restoration: the status of the science.
(Island Press., 1990)
No abstract available
Banking on the bayou.
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 ...
Spatial Pattern and Edge Characteristics in Restored Terrace versus Reference Salt Marshes in Galveston Bay
(, Dec. 2006)
Terraced salt marsh restoration projects have been designed to maximize edge because the edges between habitat types have been shown to be the most productive locations in Spartina alterniflora salt marshes for nekton and ...