Gulf of Mexico Report Card Prototype for Texas


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Texas RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program

Project Location: Texas

Funding Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2016

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Education and Outreach
Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Other

Project Description

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.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Mark Harwell, Jack Gentile

Affiliated Institutions

Harwell Gentile & Associates, University of Delaware


Project ID: 582
Project Name: Gulf of Mexico Report Card Prototype for Texas
SourceUID:
Latitude: 27.7126064
Longitude: -97.32436481
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County:
Project Category: Human and Social
Project Action: Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Other
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Larry McKinney
Point of Contact – Phone: Larry.McKinney@tamucc.edu
Point of Contact – Email: (361) 825-2070
Other Partners: Mark Harwell, Jack Gentile
Affiliated Institutions: Harwell Gentile & Associates, University of Delaware
Link: None
Project Comments: 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.
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 550000
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Texas RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 550000
DWH Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2016
Award Month: 8
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB