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Existing State and Local Wetlands Surveys (1965-1975) Volume II. Narrative
(United States Fish and Wildlife Service, 1976-05)
Increased knowledge of the value of wetlands has led many State and Federal agencies to regard this land-water complex as a critically valuable national resource. In 1974, the U.S. Department of Interior directed the U.S. ...
Wildlife of the Texas Coastal Zone
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1978-05)
Coastal wildlife provides both economic and aesthetic benefits. Especially important to man are waterfowl, fish-eating birds and shorebirds, deer, squirrel, turkey, doves, quail, fur-bearers, and threatened species. Many ...
Report on the Use, Development, and Administration of Granted Tidelands and Submerged Lands
(California State Lands Commission, 1976-01)
The State of California, in its sovereign capacity, possesses legal title to: 1. Tidelands, i.e., the area situated between the ocean's low and high water marks on the State's shoreline, including inlets or tributaries, ...
Proceedings of the National Wetland Classification and Inventory Workshop
(United States Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services, 1976-07)
In 1974 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service directed its Office of Biological Services to design and conduct a new national inventory of wetlands. For a number of reasons, it was decided that an attempt be made to develop ...
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, ...
Wallisville Lake, Texas, post authorization change report. Draft.
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District., 1979)
No abstract available
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 ...
Management approaches to residential development of dunes and freshwater wetlands on Galveston Island
(University of Texas, Department of Community and Regional Planning., 1979)
The purpose of this report is to consider the issue of residential development in two environmentally sensitive areas on Galveston Island (as on all barrier islands): the dune system and the interior freshwater wetlands. ...
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 ...
Flake Quadrangle. Texas - Galveston Co.
(U.S. Geological Survey., 1977)
A topographic map accurately represents the natural and manmade features of the land. USGS topographic maps are compiled to National Map Accuracy Standards using modern mapping techniques. The shape and elevation of the ...