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Economic Value of Improving the Environmental Quality of Galveston Bay
The objective of the report is to develop the best possible estimates of the economic value of improving the environmental quality of Galveston Bay given the time and resources available. People often ask about the economic ...
Factors affecting the community composition of epibenthic and infaunal invertebrates of newly planted seagrass beds
(, 1999 199)
Epibenthic and infaunal organisms represent an important link between macrofauna and the seagrass beds they utilize. Consequently, benthic organisms should be taken into account when assessing the structural and functional ...
Accuracy assessment and validation of classified satellite imagery of Texas coastal wetlands
Two methods of determining wetlands and landcover classification accuracy for Landsat thematic mapper (TM) imagery are presented and evaluated. A partial Landsat TM scene of the upper Texas coast (Galveston Bay) was ...
Environmental significance of the uptake and depuration of planar PCB congeners by the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica )
Uptake and depuration of three highly toxic PCB congeners, i.e. PCBs 77, 126, and 169, by the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica ) were studied under environmental conditions. Compared with other PCB congeners, these ...
Occurrence of Euconchoecia chierchiae Muller, 1890, (Ostracoda, Halocyprididae) in Cedar Bayou, Chambers County, Texas
This report extends the western range of this species in the western hemisphere by 1040 km. Two juveniles, one male and one of unknown sex, were collected in a surface plankton tow on 6 January 1976 at Cedar Bayou. This ...
Vibrio parahaemolyticus - A new challenge for state shellfish control agencies
(, 1999 199)
In late August 1998, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) shellfish sanitation program was advised by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) of a series of five (5) individual ...
Water Resources Data for Texas Water 1999. Volume 2. Trinity River Basin
Volume 2 contains records for water discharge at 47 gaging stations; stage only at 2 gaging stations; stage and contents at 18 lakes and reservoirs; water quality at 35 gaging stations; and data for 3 partial-record stations ...
A stochastic simulation model of brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus ives) growth, movement, and survival in Galveston Bay, Texas
A stochastic simulation model of brown shrimp (P. aztecus Ives) population dynamics in Galveston Bay, Texas, is described, validated, and used to evaluate the effects of management alternatives and changing environmental ...
Common Facility Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters
(, 1982 Mar)
The Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority concentrates on the disposal of wastewater, both municipal and industrial, and on the disposal of industrial solid wastes. The range of authority spans three counties, Chambers, ...
Estuarine Colloids: Sorption Capacity, Colloid Facilitated Transport and Bioavailability
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