Matagorda Bay

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Mat·a·gor·da Bay

An inlet of southeast Texas separated from the Gulf of Mexico by the Matagordo Peninsula, a narrow sand spit.
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After consulting with local authorities and reviewing storm surge and wave predictions [Advanced Circulation/Simulating Waves Nearshore (ADCIRC/SWAN)] from the Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment tool (https://, the first team deployed T3 in the parking lot of a store located in a suburban neighborhood 500 m from Lavaca Bay. The second FCMP team drove to Fulton where the Center of Severe Weather Research (CSWR) had recently arrived to deploy the X-band Doppler on Wheels 8 (DOW8) radar and multiple weather stations.
The company asked for FERC authorization to build and operate a 30 mile gas pipeline and a floating LNG export facility that ships as much as 1.38 Bcf/d from Texas' Lavaca Bay.
The floating 8 million tonne per annum (mtpa) export plant moored at Lavaca Bay, Texas advanced by Houston-based Excelerate has been put on hold, according to regulatory filings obtained by Reuters.
The [sup.15]N isotope indicated differences in trophic levels and probable nitrogen sources among regions whereas the [sup.13]C isotope inferred differences in carbon sources among regions in the Lavaca Bay ecosystem.
Stations in Galveston Bay (0016, 00329, and 0308A), Trinity Bay (0058), and Lavaca Bay (00006 and 00007) have less than 100% true negative values.
The study has determined the Lavaca Bay LNG facility will cost $2.4 billion, which equates to a price of $540 per ton of LNG produced.
Bay abbreviations: SL = Sabine Lake GB = Galveston Bay system, including Trinity Bay MB = Matagorda Bay system, including Lavaca Bay ES = Espiritu Santo Bay SA = San Antonio Bay system, including Hynes and Mesquite bays AB = Aransas Bay, including St.
Mercury and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from this facility damaged wildlife and other natural resources in Lavaca Bay, and the parties recognized the need for compensatory restoration projects.
The use of Juncus and Spartina marshes by fisheries species in Lavaca Bay, Texas, with reference to effects of floods.
Figure 4 shows a sequence of salinity change for a flood and recovery sequence of inflows in Lavaca Bay. This plot illustrates the phenomenon of hysteresis.
One fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas - 47-year-old Diane Wilson - decided in 1989 to do something about the wastewater discharges polluting the Lavaca Bay's rich shrimp and oyster breeding ground.
During the early 1980s, Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation Texas shrimper, had worried that the prime fishing grounds of Lavaca Bay, on the Gulf Coast, might be seriously contaminated.