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Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels Texas Project. Report 2. Two-dimensional numerical modeling of hydrodynamics
The Houston-Galveston Channel Project consists of about 65 miles of deepwater channels leading from the Gulf of Mexico to the Houston Turning Basin at the head of navigation and Galveston Channel, a side channel from Bolivar ...
An improved method for mapping oyster bottom using a global positioning system and an acoustic profiler
A method for rapidly and relatively inexpensively mapping oyster (Crassostrea virginica) bottom is described. The method uses an acoustic profiler to differentiate substrate type, a fathometer to assess bottom relief and ...
Economic Value of Improving the Environmental Quality of Galveston Bay
The objective of the report is to develop the best possible estimates of the economic value of improving the environmental quality of Galveston Bay given the time and resources available. People often ask about the economic ...
Accuracy assessment and validation of classified satellite imagery of Texas coastal wetlands
Two methods of determining wetlands and landcover classification accuracy for Landsat thematic mapper (TM) imagery are presented and evaluated. A partial Landsat TM scene of the upper Texas coast (Galveston Bay) was ...
Environmental significance of the uptake and depuration of planar PCB congeners by the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica )
Uptake and depuration of three highly toxic PCB congeners, i.e. PCBs 77, 126, and 169, by the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica ) were studied under environmental conditions. Compared with other PCB congeners, these ...
Estuarine Colloids: Sorption Capacity, Colloid Facilitated Transport and Bioavailability
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Food availability to natural oyster populations: Food, flow and flux
(, 1993 200)
Food availability to natural oyster (Crassostrea virginica) populations is dependent upon the quantity of food present, water flow speed, and oyster density. Field experiments were conducted (Confederate Reef, Galveston ...
Water Resources Data for Texas, Water Year 1993. Volume 1. Arkansas River Basin, Red River Basin, Sabine River Basin, Neches River Basin, Trinity River Basin, and Intervening Coastal Basins
Water-resources data for the 1993 water year for Texas are presented in four volumes, and consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams and canals; and stage, contents, and water quality of lakes and ...
Corps of engineers drought contingency plans in Texas
(Publ by ASCE, Boston, MA, USA, 1990)
The Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, is currently preparing Drought Contingency Plans (DCP) for the river basins and its projects. These plans will be incorporated into the master water control manuals. The framework ...
Oyster culture in Galveston Bay
(, 1998 199)
Oyster culture in Texas is generally limited to the private oyster lease program in Galveston Bay. There are 43 private leases having 2322 acres located in mid-Galveston and East Galveston Bays. The transplanting of oysters ...