Developing a predictive ecosystem model for the Lower Laguna Madre


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program

Project Location: Texas

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Chemical Aspects Research Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity Other

Project Description

Develop an ecological modeling system for sustainable management of the Lower Laguna Madre, a data-poor yet ecologically important region of the Gulf of Mexico.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Chip Breier, David Hicks, Warren Pulich, Hudson DeYoe

Affiliated Institutions

Texas State University


Project ID: 585
Project Name: Developing a predictive ecosystem model for the Lower Laguna Madre
SourceUID: None
Latitude: 25.89300882
Longitude: -97.4868706
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Unknown
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Chemical Aspects Research
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: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Larry McKinney
Point of Contact – Phone: Larry.McKinney@tamucc.edu
Point of Contact – Email: (361) 825-2070
Other Partners: Chip Breier, David Hicks, Warren Pulich, Hudson DeYoe
Affiliated Institutions: Texas State University
Link: None
Project Comments: Grant funds to support research into estuarine ecological functions, developing predictive tools for sustainable management of the LLM, and developing a system-level approach to observing and monitoring the LLM that can be used into the future.
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: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 213956
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 213956
DWH Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2016
Award Month: 8
Total Amount Leveraged: 0