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HRI Researchers Develop New Tools to Measure the Environment’s Benefits for Coastal Residents

Mar 19, 2018
One of the most ambitious and expensive ecosystem restoration efforts ever undertaken is currently underway in the Gulf of Mexico. More than $18 billion in environmental fines paid out by BP after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have been committed to restore the Gulf, and the stakes are higher than ever to understand not only how restoration will benefit the environment, but how it will impact the lives of the people living on our coast.

Mechanical Engineering Students Create Low-Cost Dual Flush Toilet at ‘Islanders Create Competition’

Mar 07, 2018
To find a low cost, creative and feasible solution to this wasteful problem, The Division of Academic Affairs and the College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted the “Islanders Create Competition” Feb. 23-25.

New Computer Models Show How Sea Level Rise Will Increase Storm Surge Risk for Texans

Mar 06, 2018
Scientists at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are using state-of-the-art computer models to examine how storm surges, when combined with rising sea levels, may impact the Texas Coast, giving residents a better understanding of their vulnerability in a changing coastal environment.

Island University Researcher Co-Authors Report On Nation’s Largest Estuary

Mar 05, 2018
The Island University is proud to have a hand in a new study that shows how the reduction of excess pollutants like nitrogen and phosphorus are the cause of ecosystem recovery in the Chesapeake Bay. The study, which was published today in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,” could serve as a restoration model for Corpus Christi.


Sat Mar 31 thru Sun Apr 1
Coastal Bend Mathematics and Statistics Conference

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