A Cumulative Bibliography of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)
This document is cumulative bibliography for published works related to the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR). The document includes publications of the Mission-Aransas NERR and supporting publications that reference research completed within the Mission-Aransas NERR. The mission of the Mission-Aransas NERR is to develop and facilitate partnerships that enhance coastal decision making through an integrated program of research, education, and stewardship. The Mission-Aransas NERR is a component of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS). The NERRS is a network of coastal sites that operate as a partnership between the federal government and coastal states. The goal of this non-regulatory program is to perform long-term research in relatively natural settings. The program is administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Mission-Aransas NERR (185,708 acres or 751.5 km) is located in the Mission-Aransas Estuary. The lands within the Reserve are managed by a combination of state, federal and private entities. The Mission-Aransas NERR is managed by the University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute.