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Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel)

Robert A. Morton

Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel)

an analysis of historical changes of the Texas Gulf shoreline

by Robert A. Morton

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Published by Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Padre Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Coast changes -- Texas -- Padre Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 27-29.

      Statementby Robert A. Morton and Mary J. Pieper.
      SeriesGeological circular ; 77-2, Geological circular (University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Economic Geology) ;, 77-2.
      ContributionsPieper, Mary J., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN24.T4 T38 no. 77-2, GB459.4 T38 no. 77-2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p. :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4377354M
      LC Control Number78621046

      North Padre Island Shells. A favorite past time on most any beach is strolling along the waters edge looking for the treasures of the sea. The beaches of the Gulf of Mexico on North Padre Isand are no exception. Any month of the year has the potential to provide seashells, sand dollars and various treasures from the Gulf. National Assessment Of Shoreline Change: Part 1 Historical Shoreline Changes And Associated Coastal Land Loss Along The U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Article (PDF Available) January with 5, Reads.

      Shoreline Director. The Shoreline Director performs a variety of administrative and technical work around the current and long range planning programs related to the beach, bay maintenance, and coastal resources. These duties include overseeing the implementation and management of the City of South Padre Island Coastal Management Plan. The Valley Book is an upscale magazine style resource providing the Avon, Simsbury, Granby, Farmington and Canton areas of Connecticut with information about community events, schools, movie listings, restaurants, shopping, real estate and business.

      The book "Padre Island", written by a group of local authors in , notes that this hurricane apparently broke up the salt deposits and either washed them away or hid them so that they were never found again. Based on this and other sporadic accounts, the salt was probably often transported up the island or across it to waiting ships. Public Library Reading Room ( miles) Padre Boulevard South Padre Island, TX phone:


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Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel) by Robert A. Morton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Product successfully added to your shopping cart Quantity. Total. Get this from a library. Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel): an analysis of historical changes of the Texas Gulf shoreline.

[Robert A Morton; Mary J Pieper]. Net shoreline changes along Padre Island National Seashore based on time periods of various lengths between and Although the shoreline immediately south of the Mansfield Channel south jetty is now accreting, over the long term that section of shoreline was erosional, as indicated here.

Shoreline Management. South Padre Island is committed to preserving and restoring the local beaches to maintain our quality of life and sustain the local tourism-based economy. Through the years it has received many accolades as being one of the most desirable coastal communities in the nation.

Padre Island is the largest of the Texas barrier islands and the world's longest barrier island is located along Texas's southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico and is noted for its white sandy beaches.

Meaning father in Spanish, it was named after Father José Nicolás Ballí (c), who owned the island and served as a missionary priest and collector of finances for all the Area: sq mi ( km²)(31st in U.S.). @article{osti_, title = {Historical bac-barrier shoreline changes, Padre Island National Seashore, Texas}, author = {Prouty, J.S.}, abstractNote = {Historical progradation rates of the Laguna Madre shoreline at Padre Island National Seashore have varied considerably, largely in response to rainfall fluctuations and perhaps grazing pressure.

Morton, R. A., and Pieper, M. J., a, Shoreline changes on Mustang Island and north Padre Island (Aransas Pass to Yarborough Pass): The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Geological Circular45 p.

Padre Island National Seashore (PINS) is a national seashore located on Padre Island off the coast of South contrast to South Padre Island, known for its beaches and vacationing college students, PINS is located on North Padre Island and consists of a long beach where nature is preserved.

Most of the park is primitive, but camping is available, and most of the beach is only Location: Padre Island, Texas, United States. The area from Packery Channel to the start of Padre Island National Seashore is also critically eroding at rates from to feet annually.

This erosion threatens public beaches and private property. From the north end of the Padre Island National Seashore to the Kenedy County border, the Gulf shoreline is essentially stable or accreting. Morton, R.A., and Pieper, M.J.,Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel): The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Geological Circular35 p.

National Research Council,Managing Coastal. Shoreline Changes on Central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel): An Analysis of Historical Changes of the Texas Gulf Shoreline, by R.

Morton and M. Pieper. 35 p., 9 figs., 1 table, 3 appendices, The island, with its wild horses and natural beauty, is a place of dreams, and the story will live in your heart long after the book is closed.” ―Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Willow Lake series, on Sanctuary Island/5(51).

Changes in Gulf Shoreline Position, Mustang and North Padre Islands, Texas, by Gibeaut, Hepner, Waldinger, Andrews, Gutierrez, Tremblay, Smyth and Xu Dune Protection and Improvement Manual for the Texas Gulf Coast (GLO) Twenty one years of shoreline changes on Mustang Island Gulf Beach by Tony Amos (this file is huge (13mb), download it).

Padre Island Seawall Beach is a minute walk from the apartment, while Bob Hall Pier is miles from the property. We speak your language. Palm Bay Condos has been welcoming guests since Jan 3, /10(12).

Morton, R.A., and Pieper, M.J.,Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel): The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Geological. northward to central Padre Island where it converges with sediment moving southward from the east Texas coast.

As a result, central Padre Island has an oversupply of sand and it is one of the few places on the Texas coast where the Gulf shoreline is accreting naturally, (Fig.2). The only other places of accretion are occurring in the.

Author of Middle-Upper Miocene depositional sequences of the Texas Coastal Plain and Continental Shelf, Coastal Hazards, Historical shoreline changes in Corpus Christi, Oso, and Nueces bays, Texas Gulf Coast, Shorelines changes on Mustang Island and North Padre Island (Aransas Pass to Yarborough Pass), Shoreline changes in the vicinity of the Brazos River Delta (San Luis Pass to.

Featuring a restaurant, fitness center, bar and free WiFi, Courtyard South Padre Island is located in South Padre Island, a 3-minute walk from South Padre Island Beach and yards from Andy Bowie Great hotel over all friendly staff and the bar was great.

Shoreline Drive is the newest book in the Sanctuary Island series from Lily Everett. The release date was Janu and the publisher is St. Martin's Press. I was lucky enough to be approved for a review copy from NetGalley thanks to the publisher.

I really enjoyed this visit back to Sanctuary Island/5. Things to do Padre Island National Seashore. Malaquite Visitor Center. All first time visitors to the Padre Island National Seashore should stop at the Malaquite Visitor Center. This is the perfect place to get oriented with the park and get a park brochure.

Kids will love the interactive touch tables and get their Jr. Ranger book. A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. The CVI ranks the following in terms of their physical contribution to sea-level rise-related coastal change: geomorphology, regional coastal slope, rate of relative sea-level rise, historical shoreline change rates, mean tidal Author: Elizabeth Pendleton.Padre Island National Seashore (North Padre) was a little bigger than last fall generally, but a big cold front had just blown in as I arrived on April 7.

Nowhere was the beach wider than about 80 feet from the base of the dunes to the normal high tide mark. The cold .Shoreline changes on central Padre Island (Yarborough Pass to Mansfield Channel): an analysis of historical changes of the Texas Gulf shoreline Publication Date: GC The Gulf shoreline of Texas: processes, characteristics, and factors in useAuthor: Dennis Trombatore.