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Environmental factors controlling oyster shell deposits, Texas Coast
(Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, 1968)
In recent years the demand for cement has increased tremendously along the Gulf Coast. Oyster shell is the only significant source of the lime needed for the cement for a distance of over 100 miles, and as such is being ...
Oyster research in Texas
(University of Georgia, 1968)
A general discussion of the Texas oyster situation is presented and includes summary description of oystering areas and potential, industry problems (fluctuation of harvest, pollution, shell dredging and diseases), and ...
Review of reports on Houston Ship Channel, Texas. (Greens Bayou)
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1964)
This investigation comprises a study of survey scope to detmine the advisability of improving the lower portions of Greens Bayou for navigation. Detailed field surveys and office studies were made to determine the most ...
Canalization and spoiling in Gulf Coast and South Atlantic estuaries
(Thomas J. Moran's Sons, 1968)
Channels and spoil banks are now a part of the estuarine environment. Several methods of construction are used that permit varying degrees of control over resulting spoil. Mechanical excavation with bucket dredges or ...
Shell dredging. A factor in sedimentation in Galveston Bay.
(University of Texas at Austin, Center for Research in Water Resources, Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory, 1967)
Detailed field studies were undertaken to determine the movement of sediments resuspended by dredging operations in a localized area of Galveston Bay, Texas. The extent and manner in which sediment movement occurred and ...
Productivity measurements in Texas turtle sea grass and the effects of dredging an intercoastal channel.
No abstract available
Effects of engineering projects.
Studies were initiated to determine how the estuarine biota is affected by environment modifications resulting from channelization, hydraulic spoiling, bulkheading, and filling. This report discusses the studies and some results.
Houston Ship Channel, Texas: preliminary report on Barbour Cut at Morgan Point, Texas
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1962)
This report contains letters of support as well as recommendations concerning improvements and subequent maintenace of Barbour Cut at Morgan Point, Texas. The maintenace and improvements pertain to small navigational ...
Sedimentation from a hydraulic dredge in a bay.
No abstract available