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(195) Francisco, W., L.T. Jenkins Jr., M. McWilliams and J. Rathman. 1970. Wassaw Island Study. University of Georgia, Environmental Design Services 1, Athens. 129 pp.

This report describes many aspects of the natural and cultural history of Wassaw Island, Georgia. Information is provided regarding landscape and vegetation characteristics as well as some of the implications of development on the island.

(196) Georgia Department of Natural Resources. 2002. Report of the Coastal Marsh Hammocks Advisory Council. Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Atlanta

This report presents the work of the marsh hammocks advisory council. Topics discussed include definition of a marsh hammock, maps of hammocks, importance of hammocks for wildlife, development concerns, and research recommendations.

(197) Georgia Department of Natural Resources. 2000. Ossabaw Island Comprehensive Management Plan. Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Brunswick.

The management plan for Ossabaw Island, Georgia provides detailed descriptions of the managing departments and entities, descriptions and policies for the historical and natural resources, and management criteria for people and infrastructure.

(198) Georgia Tech EAS Field Group. 1998. Environmental characterization at the island-estuary interface, Sapelo Island, Georgia. Unpublished report.

This study provides data regarding aspects of the surficial aquifer on Sapelo Island, Georgia. Collection of data included monitoring wells and several geophysical techniques. Aspects of the study look at interactions of tidal creeks with the surficial aquifer, tidal pumping, freshwater input to the estuary, and salt water infiltration adjacent to the creek banks.

(199) Godfrey, P.J. 1976. Comparative ecology of East Coast barrier islands: Hydrology, vegetation, soils. In: Barrier Islands and Beaches: Technical Proceedings of the 1976 Barrier Island Workshop. Annapolis, MD. The Conservation Foundation, p. 5-34.

Barrier islands along the east coast of the United States are described focusing on similarities and differences in their ecological characteristics.


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