GBNEP/GBEP Publications

The most comprehensive summaries of technical and management information are found in the following documents:


The following listing includes all publications produced by the Galveston Bay Estuary Program, 1989 - 2003. Some of these publications are available free of charge from the Galveston Bay Estuary Program Office or the Galveston Bay Information Center (as supplies allow). Some are out of print. All works are available on loan from the Galveston Bay Information Center.

Reports

 
GBNEP-1. (PDF) 1989. Galveston Bay National Estuary Program EPA/State Management Conference Agreement. Webster, Texas. 28 pages. 


 

GBNEP-2. (PDF) 1989. Galveston Bay National Estuary Program Fiscal Year 1990 Work Plan.

 

GBNEP-3. (PDF) 1989. Galveston Bay National Estuary Program Member Directory. Webster, Texas. 33 pages.

 

GBNEP-4. (PDF) 1990. Directory of Participants. Webster, Texas. 21 pages. 


 

GBNEP-5. (PDF) 1990. Galveston Bay National Estuary Program Fiscal Year 1991 Work Plan. Webster, Texas. 40 pages.
GBNEP-6. (PDF) Shipley, F.S., and R.W. Kiesling, eds. 1991. Proceedings: Galveston Bay Characterization Workshop, February 1991. Webster, Texas. 220 pages.
GBNEP-7. (PDF) McFarlane, R.W. 1991. An Environmental Inventory of the Christmas Bay Coastal Preserve. Webster, Texas. 95 pages
GBNEP-8. (PDF) McFarlane, R.W. 1991. An Environmental Inventory of the Armand Bayou Coastal Preserve. Webster, Texas. 66 pages
GBNEP-9. (PDF) Masterson, C. 1991. Regulatory Survey for the Christmas Bay Preserve. Webster, Texas. 99 pages.
GBNEP-10. (PDF) Masterson, C. 1991. Regulatory Survey for the Armand Bayou Coastal Preserve. Webster, Texas. 99 pages.
GBNEP-11. (PDF) 1991. Fiscal Year 1992 Work Plan. Webster, Texas. 55 pages.
GBNEP-12. (PDF) Fay, R.R., S. Sweet, and R.J. Wilson. 1991. Shoreline Survey for Unpermitted Discharges to Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 45 pages. (Out of print) Corresponding map series is at the Galveston Bay Information Center, Acc# 4270 , 1-20. A research appointment is necessary to view this archival materials.
GBNEP-13. (PDF) Mitchell, G., and D. Windsor. 1991. Regulatory Effectiveness Study for the Armand Bayou Coastal Preserve. Webster, Texas. 158 pages.
GBNEP-14. (PDF) Mitchell, G., and D. Windsor. 1991. Regulatory Effectiveness Study for the Christmas Bay Coastal Preserve. Webster, Texas. 188 pages.
GBNEP-15. (PDF) Newell, C.J., H.S. Rifai, and P.B. Bedient. 1992. Characterization of Nonpoint Sources and Loadings to Galveston Bay. Volume I, Technical Report. 121 pages. Volume II. Detail Maps, 70 pages. Webster, Texas
GBNEP-16. (PDF) White, W.A., and J.G. Paine. 1992. Wetland Plant Communities, Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 225 pages.
GBNEP-17. (PDF) 1992. Fiscal Year 1993 Work Plan. Webster, Texas. 60 pages.
GBNEP-18. (PDF) Jones & Neuse, Inc. 1992. Segmentation Development for Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 125 pages.
GBNEP-19. (PDF) Green, A., M. Osborn, P. Chai, J. Lin, C. Loeffler, A. Morgan, P. Rubec, S. Spanyers, A. Walton, R.D. Slack, D. Gawlik, D. Harpole, J. Thomas, E. Buskey, K. Schmidt, R. Zimmerman, D. Harper, D. Hinkley, T. Sager, and A. Walton. 1992. Status and Trends of Selected Living Resources in the Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 451 pages.
GBNEP-20. (PDF) Brooks, J.M., T.L. Wade, M.C. Dennicutt II, D.A. Wiesenburg, D. Wilkinson, T.J. McDonald, and S.J. McDonald. 1992. Toxic Contaminant Characterization of Aquatic Organisms in Galveston Bay: A Pilot Study. Webster, Texas. 341 pages.
GBNEP-21. (PDF) Jensen, P. 1992. Characterization of Selected Public Health Issues in Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 147 pages
GBNEP-22 (PDF) Ward, G.H. and N.E. Armstrong. 1992. Ambient Water and Sediment Quality of Galveston Bay: Present Status and Historical Trends. Webster, Texas.
GBNEP-23. (PDF) Jensen, P., R.W. Kiesling, and F.S. Shipley, eds. 1993. Proceedings, the Second State of the Bay Symposium. Feb 4-6, 1993. Webster, Texas. 373 pages.
GBNEP-24. (PDF) Hadden, S.G. 1992. Environmental Management Inventory of Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 102 pages.
GBNEP-25. (PDF) Saul, G.E., R.K. Reichers, and H.R. Osburn. 1992. Recreational Fishery By-Catch in the Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 115 pages.
GBNEP-26. Galveston Bay Information Center.  1993. Galveston Bay Bibliography. Volumes I - IV. Webster, Texas. 1909 pages. Bibliographic Record. 
GBNEP-27. (PDF) Hadden, S.G. and L. Riggin. 1993. Framework for Action: Galveston Bay Management Evaluation. Webster, Texas. 328 pages.
GBNEP-28. (PDF) Ward, G.H. 1993. Dredge and Fill Activities in Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 285 pages.
GBNEP-29. (PDF) Palafox, S.D. , and E.D. Wolford. 1993. Non-Fishing / Human Induced Mortality of Fisheries. Webster, Texas. 305 pages.
GBNEP-30. (PDF) Carr, R.S. 1993. Sediment Quality Assessment Survey of the Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 101 pages.
GBNEP-31. (PDF) White, W.A., T.A. Tremblay, E.G. Wermund, Jr., and L.R. Handley. 1993. Trends and Status of Wetland and Aquatic Habitats in the Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 225 pages.
GBNEP-32. (PDF) 1993. Fiscal Year 1994 Work Plan. Webster, Texas. 43 pages.
GBNEP-33. (PDF) Walton, A.H., and A.W. Green. 1993. Probable Causes of Trends in Selected Living Resources in the Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 134 pages.
GBNEP-34. (PDF) Nance, J., E. Martinez, D. Emiliani, J. Davis, L. Rathmell, and Z. Zein-Eldin. 1993. Shrimp Trawl By-Catch in the Galveston Bay System. Webster, Texas. 185 pages.
GBNEP-35. (PDF) Morgan, A.M. and W.Y. Lee. 1993. Source and Distribution of Debris in the Galveston Bay Estuary. Webster, Texas. 36 pages.
GBNEP-36. (PDF) Armstrong, N.E., and G.H. Ward. 1994. Point Source Loading Characterization of Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 232 pages.
GBNEP-38. (PDF) Whittington, Dale, et al. 1994. The Economic Value of Improving The Environmental Quality of Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 292 pages.
GBNEP-39. (PDF) Henson, M. 1993. The History of Galveston Bay Resource Utilization. Webster, Texas. 71 pages.
GBNEP-40. (PDF) Ward, G.H. and N.E. Armstrong. 1994. Galveston Bay Data Base Inventory. Webster, Texas. 84 pages.
GBNEP-41. (PDF) Guillen, G., Phillips, D. 1994. Estimated Loadings of Partially Treated Domestic Wastewater on Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 116 pages.
GBNEP-42. (PDF) McFarlane, R.W. 1994. A Conceptual Model of Galveston Bay. Webster, Texas. 81 pages.
GBNEP-44. (PDF) 1994. The State of the Bay: A Characterization of the Galveston Bay Ecosystem. Webster, Texas. 232 pages.
GBNEP-45. (PDF) Lane, Willie. 1994. Regional Monitoring Program for the Galveston Bay Plan. Webster, Texas. 350 pages.
GBNEP-46. (PDF) Taebel, Jeffrey M., et al., 1994. Implementation Strategy for the Galveston Bay Plan. Webster, Texas. 130 pages. In press.
GBNEP-47. (PDF) Peck, Lucia G., and L Steven Smutko. 1994. Funding Strategy for the Galveston Bay Plan. Webster, Texas. 249 pages.
GBNEP-48. (PDF) 1994. Federal Consistency Report. Webster, Texas. 229 pages. In press.
GBNEP-49. (PDF) 1994. Galveston Bay Plan: The Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Galveston Bay Ecosystem. Webster, Texas. 457 pages.
GBNEP-50. (PDF) 1997. Galveston Bay Oyster Reef Survey: Technical Reports Volume I. Webster, Texas. 167 pages.
The Oyster Reefs of Galveston Bay. (PDF) Texas Parks & Wildlife Dapartment, Coastal Fisheries Branch
GBEP-T1. (PDF) 1997. Proceedings: The State of the Bay Symposium, III, January 10-11, 1997. Webster, Texas. 99 pages. QH541.5.E8 G322. 1997 GBAY.
GBEP-T2. (PDF) Galveston County Health District. 1998. Preventing Nonpoint Source Pollution: A Guide to Pollution Prevention for Small Businesses. GBEP T-2 (GI-241). Webster, Texas. 30 pages.
GBEP-T3. (PDF) 1999. Proceedings Galveston Bay Estuary Program State of the Bay Symposium IV, January 28-29, 1999. GBEP T-3 (CTF-09). Webster, Texas. 346 pages.
GBEP-T5. (PDF) GBEP. 2001. Proceedings Galveston Bay Estuary Program State of the Bay Symposium V, January 31-February 2, 2001. GBEP T-5 (CTF-09/01). Webster, Texas.
GBEP-T6. (PDF) Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake. 2001. Ebb & Flow: Galveston Bay Characterization Highlights. GBEP T-6 (GI-279/EV). Webster, Texas.
GBEP-T7. (PDF) 2002. The state of the bay. A characterization of the Galveston Bay ecosystem, 2nd edition. Webster, Texas.
2003. Bibliographic Record. The state of the bay. The Future of the Galveston Bay Estuary: "Local Communities Leading the Way. Webster, Texas.

Bay Briefings / Miscellaneous

2007. (PDF) Galveston Bay Estuary Program - Preserving Galveston Bay for Generations to Come
2007. (PDF) Galveston Bay - Discover a Treasure in Your Own Back Yard
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Water and Sediment Quality
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Habitat Protection
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Public Health
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Freshwater Inflow
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Species Protection
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Shoreline Management
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Spills, Fills, and Dumping
2006. (PDF) Bay Briefings - Seafood Consumption Advisories

Handbooks


GBNEP. (PDF) Galveston Bay Area Resident's Handbook
GBNEP. (PDF) Galveston Bay Recreational User's Handbook
GBEP. (PDF) Preserving Galveston Bay for Generations to Come

Videos

GBNEP. 1990. Balancing Act (Armand Bayou and Christmas Bay). Galveston Bay Estuary Program video.
GBNEP. 1991. Conflicting Uses of Galveston Bay. Galveston Bay Estuary Program video.
GBNEP. 1991. Oyster Harvesting and Conservation in Galveston Bay. Galveston Bay Estuary Program video.
GBNEP. 1992. The Galveston Bay Ecosystem. Galveston Bay Estuary Program video.
GBNEP. 1994. Will Galveston Bay Go Down the Drain? Galveston Bay Estuary Program video.
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