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Tidal Hydrodynamic and Salinity Models for Corpus Christi and Aransas Bays, Texas
(Frank D. Masch and Associates, 1972-09)
Mathematical simulation models for tidal hydrodynamics and salinity (TDS) have been developed for the combined Corpus Christi and Aransas-Copano Bay systems. These models have been calibrated and verified to the extent ...
Galveston coastal resources.
(Moody College of Marine Sciences and Maritime Resources., 1976)
No abstract available
Environmental factors affecting bay and estuarine ecosystems of the Texas Coast (final report).
(Coastal Ecosystems Management, Incorporated, 1970)
Over 200,000 data points relating to range of environmental factors in all major Texas estuaries from Louisiana to Mexico were utilized to establish variability of total salinity and constituent ions in these estuaries. ...
Movable-bed model study of Galveston Bay entrance
(Academic Press, 1975)
In 1960, a model of the Galveston Bay entrance area was constructed at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. At the time of the model study, there were three major problems within the jetty channel: the ...
The estuarine zone: uses and concerns.
(Texas A&M University, 1971)
An estuary is part of the coastal area known as a bay, tideflat, bayou, lagoon or marshland. The biological characteristics are summarized with the importance to certain species of fishes, marine animals, waterfowl, plants, ...
Migration and redistribution of zinc and cadmium in marine estuarine systems.
No abstract available
Water quality segment report for segment nos. 1005, 1006, and 1007. Houston Ship Channel. Report no. WQS-25
(Texas Water Quality Board, Field Operations Division, Surveillance Section, 1977)
The Ship Channel has been an extremely important element in the economic and industrial growth of the Houston area. Industries located along its reach have access to barge and ship traffic from all over the world. In ...
Preliminary review draft: a comprehensive report to the 63rd Texas legislature on the Coastal Resources Management Program
(Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment, 1972)
Senate Current Resolution No. 38, 61st Legislature, directed the Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment to conduct a comprehensive investigation and analysis of the State's coastal zone. This grew ...
Uptake and accumulation of an organochlorine insecticide (dieldrin) by an estuarine mollusc, Rangia cuneata
Clams (Rangia cuneata) were collected from Trinity Bay in Texas to study uptake and accumulation of dieldrin from dilute solution. The clams were acclimated for 1 to 2 weeks in holding tanks at 25 C, 8.2 pH, and 15.6% ...
Galveston Bay: test case of an estuary in crisis.
The Galveston Bay estuary's environmental crisis is reported. Long a major nursery area for shellfish and finfish, the bay's water quality has been severely degraded by rapid industrial and population growth. A 1914 ...