Port Aransas South Jetty (Port Aransas, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 22, 1996 Page: 1 of 16
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es Amos famous
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unruly matte • recognition simply that the state would be a he raid. The writer, PwrldaSharpe.ca
readers of the very different place without them,” Curtis a few months ago to tell him he’d been
in the scientific community for Ms wart far t» C^boysIwide receiver Michael Irvin,
the University of Texas Marine Science Insti- pictured in a'"Who, me?" stance. Irvin tainted
tws* as a physical oceanographer whose re- the silver of the Super Bowl-winning
sesrch has taken him to the Antarctic. As the Cowboys with drug charges and the dicey trial
Port Aransas representative of the Texas hfet- that followed.
lifc^ “Tony Amos haa been on my boss’ radar
That waa last week. apreen’fbryearCsaidTemaMonthlydeputy
This week the September issue of Texas editor Evan Smith. “He’s a guy who is really
Monthly magazine hits the newsstands with unusual hi that he's a one man solution to
its list of the “Texas Twenty" for 1996 which beach and coastal pollution,” he added,
includes Amos. Smith said that Amos has been “enormously
The list of the 20 most influential Texans effective” in cataloging damage to the beach,
answers the question “Has this person made an “You normally hear about the big environ-
impact on the state?", according to Texas mental or government groups, yet here is an
Monthly editor Gregory Curtis. individual who does the lion’s share of the
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September. ? full Condition n r«ri^ «dt wmering w.dt^t. Bobby Eyntma,
Port Anuisas residents, who are customers will be limited to Tuesday, Thursday, and “'on • P-*™- through midmg
of Nneces County Water Control and bn- Saturday or Snrxtayfnm 6 w9 a.m. and from fes is $100 per angler and in
twTnn riTnifi Amu luatlmu man.mttrirtUmmujtOrHnrin thr Weifih in will be St Fist
cant rain has frlkn In the water shed that specified watering hoars. That, according to S^rdaytotweai 7 ta.i
supplies the two reservoirs which provide Port Moss, Is so that enforcement is easier. SandaytetweCT7aja.and3
Aransas with water, full restrictions under Puust su *WATER,* Back Pao* information call Sharkeys it
Condition D of the NCWOD No. 4 Water
Tony and the turtles
* Tony Aims, a physical oottanographerttt the Univaraffy of Texas Marini
Institute here, shows the difference in the size of turtles at the Turtli
where turtles are lehabitted. Amoe was aalaotad as one of Texas
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. . By Mmy Juoson Gardner wifi take the helm at the MSI on Marine Science Department, Gardner will
Bourn Jam aonoa Oct IS after a search that begaa three years oversee a marine research facility that sup-
The new director of the Univerehy ofTew* ago when Boh Jones resigned to goto work at ports some 120 faculty, research scientists.
Marine Science Institute is coming from the the Bermuda Biological Station for Research, grsdusie students and admimstrativestaff. The
chifiy shores of the Great Lakes of Michigan, It look two committees and two searches to MSI, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary
but he is no stranger to the wwm waters of the find Gardner. The first search ended when the this year, receives more than $2 million annu- |
Golf of Mexico. committee fell short of finding an appropriate afiy ia grants and oontracts from public and
During (he course of Ms research on the candklaiefor tiiejob after two-arxl-a-half years, private sources, according to Mary Ann Rankin,
Great Udoes and marina coastal ecosystems, Considered an authority on improving and Derm of the University of Texas college of
Dr. WayneS. Gardner said his work took hini managing coastal ecosystems, Gardner has Natural Sciences of which the MSI is part,
totfie Gulf of Mexico snd Florida Bay, which been a senior research scientist at the National Gardner, who graduated from high school
is similar to the Laguna Madre. He was in Fort Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's mOnmion.Wia^ where his father was* dairy
Aransas oooe as part of a entire aboard the Great Lakes Environmental Research Labo- farmer, earned his bacheior’s degree in chem-
MSI’s research vessel, the Longhorn, with ratory in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he has been istry fnxn whwttnowdrelMveratyofWis-
acting MSI director Dr. TerryWMtledge and for 17 yean. consin at Stevens Ptibu. He went on to earn his
lesearclt scientist Ron Benner. ' • ’ < As die MSI director and chairman of foe matter's and doctorate degrees in waterchem-
fY • f . 1 istry from the Univenity of Wisconsin in
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going to grand jury today jssES^etsss
J J where she teaches English to Japanese busi-
Bv Carolyn Rounds for a forensics report from the Department of nessmen, and their son is wadting on his
timing in the MidtslOi Robert murder, was yet to Port Aransas, of his interest in the type of research being
arrested on a car theft charge Wednesday, Perkins said. conducted at the MSI.
Aug. 14. in San Antonio. He said that his of- “I also like the warm water and coastal J
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Judson, Mary. Port Aransas South Jetty (Port Aransas, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 22, 1996, newspaper, August 22, 1996; Port Aransas, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575254/m1/1/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ellis Memorial Library.