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1991

Natural Resources Management and Policy

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Public Beach Assessment Report Aqua-Po Stafford County, Virginia, Deborah Linden, Donna Radcliffe, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Suzette Kimball Sep 1991

Public Beach Assessment Report Aqua-Po Stafford County, Virginia, Deborah Linden, Donna Radcliffe, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Suzette Kimball

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The Aqua-Po Public Beach report is the first in a series of reports on the public beaches in the Commonwealth of Virginia. There are 14 localities with public beaches totaling about 23 miles of shoreline. The public beach reports are an assessment of the history of each public beach and their current status in terms of loss of beach fill and maintenance needed. This is measured by the beach monitoring program sponsored by the Virginia Board on the Conservation and Development of Public Beaches.


Procedure For Creating Digital Baylor Coverages In Arc/Info, Gary F. Anderson, J. Berchman Smithson, Anna K. Kenne Jan 1991

Procedure For Creating Digital Baylor Coverages In Arc/Info, Gary F. Anderson, J. Berchman Smithson, Anna K. Kenne

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Baylor Grounds were defined by a survey of the natural oyster beds in Virginia conducted by Lt. J.B. Baylor, USN, and completed in 1894. The original purpose of the survey was to set aside naturally productive oyster beds for protection from private leasing, which was a controversial concept at the time. Hence the commonly used term 'Baylor Grounds' is synonymous with Virginia's public oystering grounds in the present day. Other surveys, conducted later, have added to the original Baylor acreage, resulting in an estimated 243, 000 acres of public oyster grounds in Virginia. For further information on the ...