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Use of Dredged Material Islands by Colonial Seabirds and Wading Birds in Texas.

  title={Use of Dredged Material Islands by Colonial Seabirds and Wading Birds in Texas.},
  author={Allan H. Chaney and Brian R. Chapman and Johannes Karges and David Albert Nelson and Ronald R. Schmidt},
Abstract : The purpose of this study was to aid personnel of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in assessing the environmental impact of dredged material disposal sites by gathering information on those islands in Texas waters. Thirty-four islands were selected for detailed study, 17 in the Galveston-Houston area and 17 in the upper Laguna Madre near Corpus Christi. The following investigative activities were concluded: (1) the islands were photographed, visited by boat, and measured as to… 
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