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Geophysical mapping of oyster habitats in a shallow estuary; Apalachicola Bay, Florida

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Geophysical mapping of oyster habitats in a shallow estuary; Apalachicola Bay, Florida; 2007; OFR; 2006-1381; Twichell, David C.; Andrews, Brian D.; Edmiston, H. Lee; Stevenson, William R.

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This report presents high-resolution geophysical data, interpretive maps, and a preliminary discussion about the oyster habitat and estuary-floor geology within Apalachicola Bay, Florida (fig. 1). During two research cruises, conducted in 2005 and 2006, approximately 230 km² of the bay floor were surveyed using interferometric-bathymetry, sidescan-sonar, and chirp seismic-reflection techniques. The research was conducted as part of a cooperative program between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center (CSC), and the Apalachicola Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Apalachicola Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve was established in 1979 to provide opportunities [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/ofr20061381
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