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Shoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass)

Robert A. Morton

Shoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass)

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,
  • Matagorda Island.,
  • San Jose Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Coast changes -- Texas -- Matagorda Island.,
    • Coast changes -- Texas -- San Jose Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [30]-34.

      Other titlesShoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island ...
      Statementby Robert A. Morton and Mary J. Pieper.
      SeriesGeological circular ; 76-4, Geological circular (University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Economic Geology) ;, 76-4.
      ContributionsPieper, Mary J., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN24.T4 T38 no. 76-4, GB459.25 T38 no. 76-4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4695623M
      LC Control Number77622436

        Erosion diminished an area of Spartina marsh alongside the GIWW from [2] in to [2] in Erosive shortening of Mad Island Bayou--a tidal inlet connecting Mad Island Lake to Matagorda Bay--may cause increased salinity within the lake and the consequent loss of freshwater environments. Caudle, T.L. and Paine, J.G., Applications of coastal data collected in the Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program (THSCMP). The Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program (THSCMP) engages students and teachers who live along the Gulf of Mexico in the study of their natural environment. Scientists from the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at The University of Texas at .

      Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book. Dismiss close travel advisory. San Jose Island Cabin Rentals. Check-in. Start date Check-in End date Check-out Done, 1 night selected. Save changes and close the date picker. Jul 13 Check prices in San Jose Island for tonight, Jul 12 Matagorda Island. A total of 90 miles of shoreline were impacted by oil that drifted south. In addition to Matagorda Island, privately-owned San Jose Island, Mustang Island State Park, and the North Padre Island National Seashore were also impacted. More information.

      The coincident boundaries between Units T08 and TXP and between Units T08 and T08P have been modified to account for natural changes along certain channels within the wetlands on the landward side of Matagorda Island, along the edge of the wetlands behind Matagorda Island and San Jose Island, and along the shoreline of the barrier.   Free Online Library: GPS-based analysis of shoreline change, , Mad Island Marsh Preserve, Matagorda County, Texas. by "The Texas Journal of Science"; Science and technology, general Climate change Analysis Climatic changes Geographic information systems Usage Global Positioning System Shorelines.


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Shoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass) by Robert A. Morton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Morton, R. A., and Pieper, M.Shoreline Changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass), An Analysis of Historical Changes of the Texas Gulf Shoreline: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Geological Circular42 p.

: $ Get this from a library. Shoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass): an analysis of historical changes of the Texas gulf shoreline. Morton, R. A., and Pieper, M.Shoreline Changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass), An Analysis of Historical Changes of the Texas Gulf Shoreline: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Geological Circular42 p.

: Robert A. Morton, Mary Jarrell Pieper. GC Shoreline Changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass), An Analysis of Historical Changes of the Texas Gulf Shoreline, by R.

Morton and M. Pieper. 42 p., 9 figs., 1 table, 3 appendices, ISSN: Print. To purchase this publication as a PDF download, please order : $7. San Jose Island is a short passenger ferry boat ride from Fisherman's Wharf in Port Aransas.

Ferry service is limited; be sure to plan ahead. There are two ways to access Port Aransas. From Corpus Christi, the island is linked by the JFK Causeway. The causeway climbs high above the Laguna Madre, making a direct line to SH and Mustang Island.

Matagorda Island (/ ˌ m æ t ə ˈ ɡ ɔːr d ə / ()), Spanish for "thick brush," is a mile (61 km) long barrier island on the Texas Gulf coast, located approximately seven miles (11 kilometers) south of Port O'Connor, in the southernmost part of Calhoun traditional homeland of the Karankawa people, the island is oriented generally northeast-southwest, with the Gulf of Mexico.

Shoreline Changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass), An Analysis of Historical Changes of the Texas Gulf Shoreline,Univ. Texas, Bur. Econ. Geology, Geol. Circ (), p. San Jose Island is privately owned. Historically a ranch, today the island is managed principally for wildlife.

Access is permitted only on public land, meaning that you must stay on the beach below the vegetation line. But that is exactly where a wealth of birding, shelling, fishing. Shoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass): an analysis of historical changes of the Texas gulf shoreline Publication Date: GC Regional Tertiary cross sections, Texas Gulf Coast.

For Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio Counties, miles of the region's miles of Gulf shoreline are critically eroding. Shoreline change highlights include: About 17 miles of San Jose Island is critically eroding at rates that range from to feet a year, with the exception of an area adjacent to Aransas Pass.

Shoreline changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island (Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass)Shorelines, Accessible book, Barrier islands, Beach erosion, Earth Sciences - Geology, Hurricane Alicia,Oso Bay, San Jose Island, South Padre Island (Island.

Central coast barrier island shorelines advanced average distances that increased southward: m on Matagorda Island, m on San José Island, and m on Mustang Island. Table 4. Net shoreline change determined from shoreline position extracted from airborne LIDAR data acquired in April and February Locations shown in Figure 6.

“Shoreline Changes on Matagorda Island and San Jose Island Pass Cavallo to Aransas Pass' by Robert A. Morton and Mary J. Pieper. Geological Circular is available at a cost of SI (Texas residents add five cents tax).

“Shoreline Changes on Matagorda Peninsula (Pass Cavallo to Brown Cedar Cut»“ by Robert A Morton. On Matagorda Island, the quiet, analytical Murchison spent four years building a self-sustaining compound. Inthe boisterous Richardson discovered the massive Keystone Field in West Texas.

He quickly became Murchison’s neighbor. He bought all 21 miles of San Jose Island, then known as St. Joseph, or just St. San Jose Island or San José Island (also known as Saint Joseph Island) is a barrier island on the Gulf Coast of Texas in the United island is about 21 miles (34 km) long and 5 miles (8 km) wide.

The island is oriented generally northeast-southwest, with the Gulf of Mexico on the east and south, Aransas Bay on the west, and Mesquite Bay on the north. That natural connection between the Gulf and Mesquite Bay, separating Matagorda Island and San Jose Island, had been reopened in after a.

To the north is the nearly empty barrier island of San Jose, which rolls out for more than 20 miles to a brackish bayou.

On the opposite bank, under the deep salt grass, Matagorda begins. Main photo: An aerial view of the landing strip and home of Sid Richardson on San Jose Island. Looking for seashells and birds and this island fit the bill with little traffic.

We took the 8 or jetty boat over $ per person which paid for your departure/return. We took our dog in our beach wagon along with chairs, umbrellas, food and water.4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The island was used and occupied seasonally by the Karankawa people at the time of European encounter. During Spanish rule, Father José Nicolás Ballí, also known as Padre Ballí, owned the island in the 19th century, when it was known as the Isla de Santiago land grant.

Padre Island had been granted in to his Spanish colonist grandfather, Nicolás Ballí, by King Charles III of Spain. Matagorda Bay Nature Park Image Credit: Damon Rushing via Shutterstock. Much of Matagorda Island, immediately northeast of San José Island, is taken up by Matagorda Bay Nature Park — an off-the-beaten-path hidden gem along Texas’s Gulf Coast.

Three sandy barrier islands (Matagorda Island, San Jose´ Rates of change for the Texas Gulf shoreline were updated through based on aerial photographs (Morton and Paine, ; Paine and Morton, ). More recent updates for subsets of the Texas Gulf shoreline include. San Jose Island, Texas, is a beautiful natural island; it's privately owned, free of vehicles, about 2 miles wide at its widest point, and about 21 miles are no shelters of any kind, but you may see the occasional cow roaming about.

The only way to get to the island is to take the Jetty Boat from Fisherman's Wharf, Port Aransas.A total of dead animals were collected on Matagorda. Tests will be conducted to determine cause of death.

Ninety miles of shoreline were impacted by oil that drifted south – at Matagorda, privately owned San Jose Island, Mustang Island State Park and Padre Island National Seashore.