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The Southwest goes under
(Time Inc., 1990 May 2)
Describes the effects that flooding the Trinity, Arkansas and Red rivers are having on Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston, Texas, where hundreds of families have been driven from their homes and 29 counties in Arkansas have ...
Salmon chill with new curtains
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 1993 Dec)
Reports on the California Bureau of Reclamation's program to keep heat pollution out of the Sacramento and Trinity rivers which are important spawning sites for chinook salmon. Water temperature which can have mortal effects ...
Texas-style reef building
(American Institute of Biological Science, 1994 Jul)
Reports on improvisizations utilized by Texans in reef-building material. Dropping of coal ash pellets across Galveston Bay from recycled coal combustion products made by Houston Lighting and Power Company; Moratorium on ...
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 1995 Jun)
Presents court decisions on several civil engineering-related cases. APAC Carolina Inc. vs. Town of Allendale on contractor liability for breach of an implied warranty; Mandell-Vasquez Inc. vs. University of Toledo on ...
Ten-year period is good balance
(McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 1995 Apr 2)
Reports that the Texas Supreme Court has upheld a state law that protects architects and engineers from lawsuits brought more than ten years after completion of the work they design. Details of the `Trinity River Authority ...
Trinity heritage scenic byway
(, 1995 Spri)
Describes the views along the route running through the Trinity River and Clair Engle Lake areas in California. Town of Weaverville; Peaks of the Salmon-Trinity Alps Wilderness; Historic buildings on Rush Creek Road; Trinity ...
Debris cleared, Houston ship channel reopens
(, 1994 Oct 2)
Reports on the reopening of the Houston Ship Channel. Removal of sunken tugboat and flood debris by salvage crew; Reasons for the closure of the channel; Scanning of the channel by the Army Corps of Engineers; Cost of the ...
Depositional history and rate of deposition of a flood-tidal delta, central Texas coast.
C14 dating of shells from Harbor Island, a flood tidal delta complex on the Central Texas coast, indicates that basal barrier island sand began accreting 6300 years ago at about 10 meters below present sea level. By 4900 ...
Turning to the Sea: American's Ocean Future
(U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration, Office of Public and Constituent Affairs, 1999)
A report for the Cabinet to the President recommending a coordinated, disciplined, long-term federal ocean policy.
Nephtys cryptomma, new species (Polychaeta: Nephtyidae) from the northern Gulf of Mexico.
A new species of polychaetous annelid, Nephtys cryptomma, is described from the northern Gulf of Mexico. The species is most abundant on sandy bottoms and appears to reproduce during the spring.