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Coast lines: Can the loss of Texas coastal wetlands be halted...or reversed?
(Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1997)
Since the mid-1950s, wetland loss has increased to an alarming rate due to subsidence; this subsidence has been induced by withdrawal of groundwater, oil, and gas. A wetland recreation or restoration project is underway ...
Marsh restoration at San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park Harris county, Texas
(Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1997)
The San Jacinto marsh is a three-hundred acre tidal wetland complex preserved within the San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park in Harris County, Texas. The marsh is important for its cultural, as well as biological ...
Site Selection for Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Through Marsh Creation in Galveston Bay
(National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Galveston Laboratory, 1992)
This investigation addresses the potential of marsh creation in Galveston Bay to provide beneficial use in conjunction with widening and deepening of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channel. Interagency planners are ...
The mitigation banking debate.
Although attractive to economists, landowners, and developers, mitigation banks are opposed by many environmental groups and agencies.
Wet & Wonderful
(Institute for Southern Studies, 1982)
This article defines various types of wetlands and discusses the ecological significance of wetlands.
Utilization of natural and transplanted Texas salt marshes by fish and decapod crustaceans.
Habitat utilization by fish and decapod crustaceans was compared among 3 transplanted and 3 natural Spartina alterniflora marshes on the Texas (USA) coast during spring 1986. Created marshes had been transplanted on dredged ...
Wetlands restoration at Galveston Island State Park: A multi-agency project
(Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1999)
The Stewart Ranch in west Galveston Island included some 1100 acres of tidal salt marsh, mostly smooth cord grass Spartina alterniflora, in 1930. The adjacent West Bay shallows contained large sea grass beds, probably ...
The ERTS-1 investigation (ER-600). Vol. 2: ERTS-1 coastal/estuarine analysis.
In a 1-yr study of ERTS-1 Multi Spectral Scanner data in the Galveston Bay, Texas, area, image interpretation techniques had limited success in detecting, identifying, and measuring areal extent of water bodies, turbidity ...
Physical management of coastal floodplains: guidelines for hazards and ecosystems management. Task one report.
(Conservation Foundation., 1977)
No abstract available
Differences in the avian communities of natural and created Spartina alterniflora salt marshes
Avian community differences were studied in natural and created salt marshes from October 1990 to September 1991. The sites studied included seven natural and seven created salt marshes in Galveston Bay. Species richness, ...