Estuaries of the United States: Vital statistics of a national resource base

Date

1990

Authors

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Publisher

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Abstract

This report describes briefly the Nation's estuarine resource base. It updates information presented in a number of previous NOAA reports and atlases developed through its National Estuarine Inventory (NEI) program, characterizing the Nation's estuaries.

Description

83 pgs.

Keywords

estuaries, aerial photographs, agricultural pollution, aquatic birds, aquatic resources, bays, biological pollutants, brackish water, breeding sites, channels, chemical pollutants, fisheries, conservation, resources, shellfish, drainage, wetlands, industrial wastes, fertilizers, pesticides, hydrology, land use, recreation, brown shrimp, pink shrimp, oyster fisheries

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