Gulf of Mexico Report Card Prototype for Texas
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
The U.S. Department of Treasury
The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
Human and Social
Education and Outreach
Human and/or Institutional Capacity
This project will develop a prototype Gulf of Mexico Report Card by evaluating the over all ecosystem health of the Texas Gulf Coast. Workshops of scientists, stakeholders and Texas environmental managers will convene to identify the pressures and stressors that impinge on coastal Texas ecosystems and define long-term sustainability goals.
Mark Harwell, Jack Gentile
Grant funds to support the development of the Gulf of Mexico Report Card, a comprehensive Report Card on the health of the Gulf of Mexico that will be scientifically based, widely accessible, and readily understandable by policy-makers, stakeholders, scientists, and the public.