Estuary-Wide Mitigation Options for Port Development in Tampa Bay, Florida

by Steve Dial, Continental Shelf Associates, Jupiter/Tequesta, FL, USA,
Millicent Quammen, Continental Shelf Associates, Jupiter/Tequesta, FL, USA,
Don Deis, Continental Shelf Associates, Jupiter/Tequesta, FL, USA,
James Johnston, Continental Shelf Associates, Jupiter/Tequesta, FL, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85

Abstract: The need for a regional strategy to address the environmental problems resulting from port development in Tampa Bay was recognized as important for the improvement and protection of the Bay's resources. Data on the biological communities, computerized trends in biological and physical characteristics, and consequences of past mitigation projects are being used to develop mitigation options for important habitats in Tampa Bay.

Subject Headings: Bays | Ports and harbors | Biological processes | Computing in civil engineering | Coastal management | Estuaries | Environmental issues | Information management | North America | Florida | United States | Tampa

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