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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 ...
Land-Surface Subsidence in the Houston-Galveston Region, Texas
(, 1976 5)
Development of ground water in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas, began in the 1890's. Pumping of ground water from the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers for municipal supply, industrial use, and irrigation was about 23 ...
A least cost analysis for the Houston Ship Channel
A FINITE-DIFFERENCE, STEADY-STATE MATHEMATICAL MODEL WAS EMPLOYED TO PREDICT SUMMER DISSOLVED OXYGEN PROFILES RESULTING FROM WASTEWATER DISCHARGES AND OTHER INFLUENCES FOR A ONE-DIMENSIONAL, HOMOGENOUS ESTUARINE SYSTEM ...
Dams and reservoirs in Texas: part 2
DOCUMENTATION IS PRESENTED, WHERE POSSIBLE, CONCERNING STRUCTURAL DETAILS, HYDRAULIC CHARACTERISTICS, T AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF ALL DAMS AND RESERVOIRS WITH 5,000 ACRE-FEET OR MORE CAPACITY LOCATED IN TEXAS. IN ORDER TO HAVE A ...
Biologic and hydrographic adjustment in a disturbed Gulf Coast estuary
East Bay, an arm of the Galveston Bay system of Texas, was studied during the summers of 1954, 1955, and 1956. The first study was made with the Bay in its natural state, the second investigation followed the excavation ...
Wave-protected versus unprotected transplantings on a Texas bay shoreline
Without wave protection, establishment of transplants below the normal high-tide line on a sloped shoreline of East Bay in the Galveston Bay complex of Texas proved unsuccessful. With wave protection, smooth cordgrass ...
Mercury, cadmium, lead, and selenium in three waterbird species nesting in Galveston Bay, Texas, USA
Heavy metal and selenium concentrations were determined in Olivaceous Cormorants (Phalacrocorax olivaceus ), Laughing gulls (Larus atricilla ), and Black Skimmers (Rynchops niger ) nesting in Galveston Bay, Texas, during ...
Oil spill skimmer speeds recovery
The article describes a new type of oil spill skimmer, the Class XI Skimmer, which successfully completed an oil recovery assignment recently when the Liberian tanker Burmah Agate started burning and spilling oil in November ...
Texas Shores -- the [Galveston] Bay (Volume 33, Number 1, Spring 2000)
A question of quality (Galveston Bay)
Design and construction of the Houston ship channel bridge
The paper describes the major design and construction highlights of the Houston Ship Channel Bridge, a prestressed concrete segmental structure having a length 457 m main span. The approach spans use Texas DOT standardized ...