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Concrete box girder sets U.S. record
The paper reports on the design and construction of a post-tensioned highway bridge that spans 750 feet over busy Houston, Texas Ship Channel. The center span is flanked by two 375-foot spans to create a 1500-foot main ...
Oyster population trends in Galveston Bay, 1973-1978
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1983)
Severe flooding on the Trinity River in 1973 destroyed oyster (Crassostrea virginica) populations in Trinity Bay and damaged those in the major harvest area in central Galveston Bay. Recovery was slow. Poor reproduction ...
(Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District, 1983)
Since the turn of the century, groundwater in the Harris-Galveston region has been withdrawn in ever increasing quantities to keep pace with the area's phenomenal growth. As a result, subsidence - or the sinking of the ...
Polyculture of Penaeid Shrimp in Brackish Water Ponds Receiving Power Plant Cooling Water
(Oregon State University, 1983)
Penaeid white shrimp Penaeus setiferus and blue shrimp P. stylirostris and striped mullet Mugil cephalus were cultured in 0.1-ha earthen ponds receiving power plant effluent from the Houston Lighting and Power Company's ...
Probability of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Conditions: A User's Guide for Local Decision Makers
(United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1983-06)
The purpose of this manual is to explain in detail what these probabilities represent, how they are computed, how they should be interpreted, and how they can be most effectively utilized in decision making for such ...