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The federal effort to evaluate coastal wetland mitigation: a report by the National Ocean Pollution Policy Board's habitat loss and modification working group
(U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of the Chief Scientist, 1991)
The practice of mitigation whereby modification or destruction of natural wetlands is permitted providing the loss is compensated for by restoration or creation of another wetland site is increasingly becoming a subject ...
Texas Coastal Management Plan, 1990-1991
(Texas General Land Office, Resource Management and Development, 1991)
The Texas Legislature recognized the many problems threatening the Texas Gulf Coast by passing Senate Bill 1571 in 1989. This legislation designated the General Land Office the lead agency in developing a comprehensive, ...
Corps sets goal for Texas coast with fish and wildlife projects.
No abstract available
Estuaries of the United States: Vital statistics of a national resource base
(U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1990)
This report describes briefly the Nation's estuarine resource base. It updates information presented in a number of previous NOAA reports and atlases developed through its National Estuarine Inventory (NEI) program, ...
Resort evolution along the Gulf of Mexico littoral: historical, morphological, and environmental aspects
(Louisiana State University, 1987)
The development histories of eight coastal resorts along the Gulf of Mexico littoral (Fort Myers Beach, Pensacola Beach, Dauphin Island, Grand Isle, Galveston Island, South Padre Island, Tecolutia, and Progreso) are ...
Wetlands: Meeting the President's Challenge
(U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1990)
PURPOSE: The prose of the Action Plan is to consolidate and facilitate coordination of the Service's existing wetland programs to contribute to the President's goal of no net loss of wetlands. This section recognizes the ...
Variations in tidal level in the Gulf of Mexico and implications for tidal wetlands
This article discusses a study which was conducted to determine the relationship between mean sea level and mean high water in the Gulf of Mexico. Mean sea level is used as a reference to mark a change in overall water ...
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 ...
Banking on the future
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1992)
No abstract available
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 ...