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Land-Surface Subsidence in the Texas Coastal Region
Land-surface subsidence has been mapped in the Houston-Galveston area and is known to have occurred in other areas within the Texas coastal region. Most of the subsidence has been caused by both the withdrawal of groundwater ...
Influence of estuarine sediment on virus survival under field conditions
The survival of poliovirus and echovirus 1 in estuarine water and sediment was studied in Galveston Bay, Texas. Viruses were suspended in estuarine water and sediment both in dialysis tubing and in chambers constructed ...
Occurrence of the symbiotic rhabdocoele flatworm Paravortex gemellipara in Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico molluscs, with notes on its biology and geographic range
P. gemellipara is reported from its type host Geukensia (=Modiolus) demissa and from two new hosts Ischadium (=Brachidontes) recurvum and Mytilopsis (=Congeria) leucopheata . Its range on the Atlantic seaboard is extended ...
Recreational and commercial finfish catch statistics for Texas Bay Systems, September 1977-August 1978
From September 1977 through August 1978 weekend sport boat fishermen were surveyed in eight Texas bays. During this period 3,004,100 man-h were expended to catch 736,100 kg of finfish. Spotted seatrout constituted 36% of ...
Determination of Benzo(A)Pyrene, Hexachlorobenzene and Pentachlorophenol in Oysters from Galveston Bay, Texas
Intensive development of industrial plants located along the Houston Ship Channel is a major potential source of refractory organic contaminants to the Galveston Bay estuarine system. Petroleum production and shipping also ...