ESP-391: Upper Texas Gulf Coast Pothole Wetlands: New Research Shows Significant and Profound Hydrologic Connections to Galveston Bay and Other Area Waters
Upper Texas Gulf Coast Pothole Wetlands information sheet

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Publication Date: 2011 July

Product Code: ESP-391

Electronic download only. Recent research conducted at Texas A&M University provides strong evidence that shallow wetland depressions on the Texas Coastal Plain are not closed systems. These headwater wetlands discharge into traditional navigable waters, and are thus critical to maintaining the aquatic and ecological integrity of these waters.This publication reviews the research and examines the regulatory implications of the findings. (6 pp., 5 figures)s By: John Jacob