Galveston Bay National Estuary Program
The State of the Bay
A Characterization of the Galveston Bay Ecosystem

Publication GBNEP-44

March 1994

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Cover, Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgements
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Chapter One. On Knowing the State of the Bay
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Chapter Two. Galveston Bay: An Overview
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Chapter Three. An Ecosystem Conceptual Model
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Chapter Four. The Human Role, Past and Present
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Chapter Five. Physical Form and Processes
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Chapter Six. Water and Sediment Quality: Status and Trends
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Chapter Seven. Wetlands and Reefs: Two Key Habitats
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Chapter Eight. The Bay's Living Resources
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Chapter Nine. Public Health
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Epilogue: The Future of Comprehensive Management
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