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    • The 1952 waterfowl hunting season. 

      Singleton, J.R. (, 1953)
      The 1952 waterfowl hunting season opened on October 31, following a period of extreme drought on the Texas Gulf Coast. Surface water was limited to flooded rice fields and irrigation systems, and to the coastal marshes, ...
    • American alligator study. 

      Smith, J.C. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, Marine Laboratory., 1975)
      Three research approaches were made during 1974 and 1975 to gain information about Texas alligator population dynamics: estimates from field researchers, night count surveys, and alligator nest counts. Analysis of 402 ...
    • Analysis of discrete habitation units in the Trinity river delta, upper Texas coast. 

      Aten, L.E. (Texas Archaeological Research Lab., 1983)
      This report describes excavations in small shell middens in the Trinity River delta on the upper Texas coast. Individual episodes of habitation were observed consisiting of two elements: hearth, and refuse pile. These ...
    • Analysis of landscape patterns in coastal wetlands of Galveston Bay, Texas (USA) 

      Liu AJ; Cameron GN (, 2001 Oct)
      High productivity and accessibility have made coastal wetlands attractive sites for human settlements. This study analyzed the patterns of wetland landscapes in Galveston Bay, Texas, USA. The first objective of the study ...
    • Annual report. Texas alligator survey, harvest, and nuisance summary. 1987 

      Johnson, L.; Bartnicki, P.; Thompson, B. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1987)
      Alligator harvesting activity was expanded in 1987 from 13 to 15 counties involved in tag issuance, from 6% to 8% harvest quota rate, and from 952 to 1,396 alligators taken. Basking counts were preliminarily tested as an ...
    • Application of the Human Reporter Gene System Biomarker for Assessing Sediment Quality in Sabine Lake and Galveston Bay 

      Anderson, Jack W. Ph.D., M. J. Hameedi (Galveston Bay Estuary Program, 2003)
      The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has used the Human Reporter Gene System (HRGS) biomarker as one of the means to assess the spatial extent and severity of sediment contamination in coastal waters ...
    • Aquatic and wetland plants of the southwestern United States. 

      Correll, D.S.; Correll, H.B. (Stanford University., 1972)
      An illustrated key to the aquatic and wetland flora of the southwestern United States. Habitat and locality data is also provided.
    • Aquatic plants of the United States. 

      Muenscher, W.C. (Cornell University Press., 1944)
      Aquatic plants, as interpreted in this book, are those species which normally start in water and must grow for at least a part of their life cycle in water, either completely submersed or emersed. The general plan of this ...
    • Armand Bayou and Christmas coastal preserves. 

      Texas General Land Office, Coastal Division. (Texas General Land Office, Coastal Division., n.d.)
      No abstract available
    • Assembling a Local Toolbox for Resource Protection 

      Edmonson, Nancy R. (Galveston Bay Estuary Program, 2003)
      This paper will cover the formal tools available to local cities for resource protection as well as discuss the real world challenges of employing them. It will also discuss the challenges of coordination, communication, ...
    • Assessment of Dioxin Contamination in the Houston Ship Channel 

      Rifai, Hanadi S., Monica P. Suarez, Randy Palachek, Kirk Dedn, Paul Jensen, Michael Bloom, and Larry Koenig (Galveston Bay Estuary Program, 2003)
      Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (dioxin) are extremely persistent in the environment, and can affect human health at low concentrations. As a result of dioxin found in seafood organism tissue, a seafood ...
    • An atlas and census of Texas waterbird colonies, 1973-1980 

      Texas Colonial Waterbird Society (Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&I University, 1982)
      From 1973 to 1980, biologists from federal, state, and private organizations directed a cooperative survey and census of waterbird colonies in Texas. Twenty-six species were recorded in more than 300 coastal and inland ...
    • Attraction of postlarval Penaeus aztecus Ives and P. setiferus (L.) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Penaeidae) to estuarine water in a laminar-flow choice chamber 

      Benfield MC; Aldrich DV (, 1992)
      Attraction of postlarval brown Penaeus aztecus and white shrimp P. setiferus to estuarine water from Galveston Bay, Texas was measured in a laminar-flow choice chamber. In replicate experiments conducted during their normal ...
    • Baseline and monitoring methods for sea grass meadows 

      Kirkman, H. (, 1996)
      Sea grasses in populated areas of Australia are in danger. Proper management is necessary to protect these areas, and the government is being asked to help. Aerial surveys and remote sensing are being used to measure ...
    • Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material. Proceedings of the First Interagency Workshop, 7-9 October 1986, Pensacola, Florida 

      Landin, M.C., and H.K. Smith; (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 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 ...
    • Bioaccumulation of Lead and Cadmium in the Louisiana Heron (Hydranassa tricolor ) and the Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ) 

      Hacker CS; Cheney MA; Schroder GD (, 1981)
      Lead and cadmium concentrations in the tissues and stomach contents of several age classes of Louisiana herons (H. tricolor ) and cattle egrets (B. ibis ) from the Galveston Bay region of Texas were measured, and levels ...
    • Biological studies, Houston Ship Channel 

      Parmer, David Lee, Sewell H. Hopkins, and Roy W. Hann, Jr. (Texas A&M University, Civil Engineering Department, Environmental Engineering Division, 1971)
      The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively examine the nektonic population of the inland portion (Morgan's Point to the Turning basin) of the Houston Ship Channel, for comparison to studies by Chambers and Sparks (1959); ...
    • Biology of the Red Snapper, Lutjanus aya Bloch, of the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico. 

      Moseley, F.N. (, 1966)
      Adult and juvenile red snappers were collected at irregular intervals in the northwesten Gulf of Mexico from February 1964 through March 1965. Stomach analyses indicated that red snappers were polyphagous. Adult red snappers ...
    • Bird life of coasts and estuaries 

      Ferns, P.N. (University of Cambridge, 1992)
      This publication provides a description of the bird life of the British coastline and adjacent off-shore waters from an ecological point of view, using information from the latest research to show how bird distribution and ...
    • Bottlenose dolphins of San Luis Texas: Occurrence patterns, site-fidelity and habitat use 

      Maze, Katherine and Linda-Jane Smith, MD (Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1999)
      In September 1995 a project began to examine occurrence patterns, habitat use, site fidelity, and movements of bottlenose dolphins in the San Luis Pass area, a relatively undisturbed area at the southwestern end of Galveston ...