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Minimum flow considerations for automated storm sampling on small watersheds.
May 1, 2002... Abstract. -- The issue of a minimum flow threshold (also referred to as enable level) above which to trigger sampling plays an important role in water quality sampling projects; however, guidance on developing appropriate storm sampling strategies for small streams is limited. As a result,...
Evaluation of facilitated succession at Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area in south Texas.
May 1, 2002... Abstract. -- This study examined the effectiveness of re-vegetation efforts which have been ongoing in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas since 1958. Species composition, richness and diversity were evaluated in an undisturbed native woodland, a site planted with late successional species...
A preliminary checklist of the fishes of Caddo Lake in northeast Texas.
May 1, 2002... Abstract. -- Based upon both historical records and recent collections, a total of 86 species of fish in 19 families are reported from Caddo Lake in northeast Texas. A large fraction of these are both native and essentially freshwater species; only four are introduced (Cyprinus carpio,...
The effects of incubation temperature on locomotor activity in juvenile Hogna carolinensis (araneae: lycosidae).
August 1, 2002... Abstract. -- The effects of incubation temperature on locomotor activity in juveniles (third instar) of the wolf spider, Hogna carolinensis (Hentz) is reported. Egg sacs were incubated under low (24 - 26[degrees]C), medium (29 - 31[degrees]C), and high (34 - 36[degrees]C) temperatures in an...
Effects of prescribed burning on vegetation and fuel loading in three east Texas state parks.
August 1, 2002... Abstract. -- This study was conducted to evaluate the initial effectiveness of prescribed burning in the ecological restoration of forests within selected parks in east Texas. Twenty-four permanent plots were installed to monitor fuel loads, overstory, sapling, seedling, shrub and...