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Main Title Dredge and Fill Activities in Galveston Bay.
Author Ward, G. H. ;
CORP Author Galveston Bay National Estuary Program,, Austin, TX. ;Texas Univ. at Austin. Center for Research in Water Resources. ;Texas Water Resources Inst., College Station.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Publisher Apr 93
Year Published 1993
Report Number GBNEP-28;
Stock Number PB94-139425
Additional Subjects Galveston Bay ; Dredging ; Channels(Waterways) ; Environmental effects ; History ; Texas Gulf Coast ; US Corps of Engineers ; Dredge spoil ; Solid waste disposal ; Houston Ship Channel ; Texas City Ship Channel ; Gulf Intercoastal Waterway
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB94-139425 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 05/14/1994
Collation 306p
Abstract The original stated objective of the study was to examine specifically the recent and current dredge-and-fill work associated with navigation channels and with DOA (404)-regulated projects. As noted above, the study has been expanded beyond this in both time and process. With respect to the former, physiographic alterations to the bay have been traced since the mid-Nineteenth Century to the present. With respect to the latter, both subsidence and shell dredging have been considered as well, since these factors have also effected major alterations in the bay. In our view, the proper evaluation of the impacts of dredge-and-fill activities requires an appropriate perspective, i.e. long-term alterations in the bay environment, and a consideration of all major factors affecting the physiography of the bay. However, despite the expansion in scope, the original objectives of navigation channel dredging and disposal, and 404-regulated activities, commanded the greatest portion of the project effort.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Texas Univ. at Austin. Center for Research in Water Resources, and Texas Water Resources Inst., College Station. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept.
Category Codes 48B; 50B; 47; 68C
NTIS Prices PC A14/MF A03
Primary Description 100/00
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 407721675
Origin NTIS
Type CAT