guide to estuaries of the Albemarle-Pamlico region, North Carolina
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Published by The Dept. in Raleigh, N.C. (P.O. Box 27687, Raleigh, 27611-7687) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Albemarle Sound (N.C.),
  • Pamlico Sound (N.C.),
  • North Carolina.

Subjects:

  • Estuaries -- North Carolina.,
  • Albemarle Sound (N.C.),
  • Pamlico Sound (N.C.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Judith A. Gale ; illustrations by Whiting Toler ; prepared for the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study, NC Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh, NC, by the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation.
ContributionsNorth Carolina. Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study., Pamlico-Tar River Foundation.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC512.N8 G35 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1668853M
LC Control Number91621592

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The entire watershed, or drainage area, of the Albemarle-Pamlico region includes approximately 28, square miles of northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia. Nearly 10, miles of streams and rivers carve the landscape and pour into an incredibly productive 2-million-acre estuary that is the second largest estuary system in the country. The entire watershed, or drainage area, of the Albemarle-Pamlico region includes approximately 28, square miles of northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia. Regardless of where a drop of water falls within this area, it will eventually make its way into the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary. Get this from a library! A guide to estuaries of the Albemarle-Pamlico region, North Carolina. [Judith A Gale; North Carolina. Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study.; Pamlico-Tar River Foundation.]. Buy A guide to estuaries of the Albemarle-Pamlico region, North Carolina by Judith A Gale (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible happyplacekidsgym.com: Judith A Gale.

The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program (APNEP) in North Carolina was initiated in as part of the first round of estuaries to be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program. The program is characterized by a cooperative federal-state approach. North Carolina Estuarium. Estuaries are formed where fresh water and salt water mix together. They are vital ecosystems for many reasons, including the fact that over 90% of the seafood species caught by North Carolina's fishermen - such as blue crab, flounder, and shrimp - spend at least part of their lives in estuaries. About thirty commercial fishing species live in North Carolina estuaries. Commercial fishing is important to the national economy and food supply. And of course, beaches lie along the estuaries of North Carolina — beaches where many of us go every summer to lie in the sun, swim, surf, boat, and fish. Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds. The charming towns of North Carolina’s coastal sounds have inspired those who’ve lived there for generations. Visit this region to retrace colonial women’s quest for freedom, walk in pirates’ footsteps, tour our state's first capitol and explore the settings for many of Nicholas Sparks’ most iconic works.

Mar 24,  · What are the threats to NC estuaries? 4. Core Sound, NC Harker’s Island The Core Sound is a large and shallow body of water in eastern North Carolina located between the mainland of Carteret County and Core Banks, part of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, located west of the Atlantic Ocean and west of Bogue Sound. Oct 31,  · Like all estuaries, it is rich with plant and animal life. The estuary is home to young fish, oysters, crabs, and clams. Ninety-two percent of the fish landed in North Carolina depend on the estuary as a nursery habitat. When you visit the Sounds, see how alive the marshy places are with plants, fish, and birds. Climate Ready Estuaries: A Blueprint for Change 6 Blueprint for Building a Climate Ready Estuary In North Carolina The health of the estuarine ecosystem is inextricably entwined with key economic drivers such as recreational fish-ing, commercial fishing, shellfish production, recreation, homeownership, agriculture, forestry, and tourism, making. Apr 05,  · North-eastern North Carolina is home to a large system of interconnected estuaries and lagoons collectively called the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System (APES), shown in Fig. 1. The lagoonal system is characterized by a mean water depth of 5 m, muddy to sandy sediments (Wells and Kim, ), and marine and estuarine water are exchanged Cited by: 4.