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Estuaries on the Edge: The Vital Link Between Land and Sea
(American Oceans Campaign, 1996)
This report examines the values of and the threats to 28 estuaries, and how the National Estuary Program (NEP) is working to help protect these valuable resources. The clock is ticking for these "nationally significant" ...
Analog model of diffusion in bays and estuaries.
Modelling the diffusion of chemicals through bays and estuaries from local sources is of increasing importance. An electrical analog model is described that can incorporate the geometry of the system studied and yield ...
Characterization of Non-Point Sources and Loadings to Galveston Bay. Volume II: Detail Maps
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1992)
The objective of this work was to conduct a geographic analysis and priority ranking of possible NPS sources and loads to Galveston Bay. The study area was defined by GBNEP and includes the entire Galveston Bay drainage ...
Experimental studies on selection for vegetative structure by Penaeid shrimp
(U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Service, 1990)
Variability in selection for vegetated habitats by juvenile brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus, and white shrimp, P. setiferus, as evidenced by distributions in estuaries, suggests that the value of these habitats is not constant. ...
U.S. House of Representatives bill H.R. 3694. To establish the Foundation for Ocean and Coastal Conservation in the United States, and for other purposes. Presented at the 102d Congress, 1st Session, October 31, 1991.
This bill proposes the establishment of a Foundation for Ocean and Coastal Conservation, a charitable nonprofit organization which is not an agency or establishment of the United States. The foundation's purpose would be ...
Reduction - alteration of living resources
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1990)
This article is about the reduction and alteration of living resources with an emphasis on habitat, salinity, and water quality and circulation.
Public and User Group Members
(Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, 1991)
This report presents the findings of a questionnaire-type study conducted for the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Program (BTNEP) on area residents and various user groups of the Barataria-Terrebonne estuary. The intent of ...
System Response Approach of tidal hydrodynamic phenomenon in Galveston bay, Texas
(Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1999)
With recent advances in computer technology, long term (one year) simulation of complicated estuaries with large-scale multi-dimensional (3D) numerical models has become possible. However, these numerical solutions still ...
Status of Submerged Vegetation in the Galveston Bay System
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1991)
Submerged vascular plants (SV) provide valuable nursery habitat, organic production, and bottom stability in the estuarine environment. This aquatic vegetation in specially-adapted to estuarine factors which do not ...
Status and Trends of Hydrologic Modification, Reduction in Sediment Availability and Habitat Loss/Modification in the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuarine System
(Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, 1995)
The purpose of this report is to evaluate the current status and recent trends in factors contributing to these priority problems: habitat loss and modification; hydologic modification; and reduction in sediment availability. ...