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Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Section 216) Sargent Beach, Texas Feasibility Report and Final Environmental Impact Statement
(United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1992-02)
The report presents the findings of a feasibility-level study to determine the degree of Federal interest in maintaining the navigability of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in the vicinity of Sargent Beach, Texas. ...
Geologic effects of Hurricane Alicia on upper Texas coast.
No abstract available
Galveston Island - a changing environment.
(Texas A&M University ., 1980)
The final report of a one year remote sensing study of baseline conditions at Galveston Island, Texas is presented. The purpose of the project was to provide the City of Galveston with environmental documentation needed ...
Development and migration of barrier islands, northern Gulf of Mexico: discussion.
Discusses formation of barrier islands in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Specific areas mentioned include the Chandeleur Islands, Grand Gosier Islands, Galveston Island, Laguna Madre Island, Padre Island, and Horn Island.
Ingleside strandplain sand of central Texas coast: Reply
No abstract available
Texas shores: Saving what's left
(Texas Sea Grant Television Productions, 1990)
This video talks about the Texas coast and the rate of erosion suffered each year. The discussion includes how different angles of waves might increase or decrease erosion and the effects of erosion.
Managing Galveston Bay: issues and alternatives: public discussion summary. Draft
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1992)
Galveston Bay is many things to many people. It's the largest estuary in Texas with 600 square miles of mostly shallow, brackish water that is home to hundreds of species of birds, fish and other wildlife. Like most ...
Landowners Initiative: Alternative Methods to Bulkheads and Onshore Rip-Rap for Shoreline Protection
(Galveston Bay Estuary Program, 2003)
Since the 1940's, the Galveston Bay system has lost over 20% of its marshes. Some areas have been hit even harder, such as the bayside of Galveston Island, with marsh losses upwards of 80%.... Several techniques have been ...
Texas Coastal Management Plan, 1990-1991
(Texas General Land Office, Resource Management and Development, 1991)
The Texas Legislature recognized the many problems threatening the Texas Gulf Coast by passing Senate Bill 1571 in 1989. This legislation designated the General Land Office the lead agency in developing a comprehensive, ...
Historical shoreline changes in Trinity, Galveston, West and East Bays, Texas Gulf Coast
(University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, 1986)
Changes in shoreline position occurring for more than a century provide estimates of the relative stability of shorelines and along the Texas coast, allow comparisons of shoreline changes before and after human modifications ...