Cooperative Gulf of Mexico estuarine inventory and study - Texas: area description

Date

1975

Authors

Diener, Richard A.

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Publisher

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service

Abstract

Seven Texas estuarine areas are described in terms of their dimensions: major vegetation types; geology and geological history; drainage basins and streams discharge records; hydrological, biological, and benthic properties; populations and economic development; pollution; and navigation projects. These areas include the Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay-Brazos River Delta, San Antonio Bay, Copano-Aransas Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, and the Laguna Madre. A list of pertinent literature is presented.

Description

129 pgs.

Keywords

estuaries, geology, geological history, pollution, development projects, hydrology, benthos, river basins

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