Texas OneGulf Center of Excellence Pilot Project Program


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas A&M University Health Science Center

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Texas OneGulf Consortium (Center)

Funding Program

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

Project Location: Texas1

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Programmatic
Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Infrastructure

Project Description

The Texas OneGulf Disaster Research Response (DR2) Program will create for the first time an infrastructure to support disaster research response encompassing environmental, human health and economic assessment capabilities. The project will provide seed money for pilot projects that can be employed rapidly to assess the impact of disasters along the Texas Gulf coast in real-time.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Cornelis Elferink, Cheryl Walker

Affiliated Institutions

The University of Texas Medical Branch


Project ID: 587
Project Name: Texas OneGulf Center of Excellence Pilot Project Program
SourceUID:
Latitude: 30.609769
Longitude: -96.35419258
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Programmatic
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Infrastructure
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Larry McKinney
Point of Contact – Phone: Larry.McKinney@tamucc.edu
Point of Contact – Email: (361) 825-2070
Other Partners: Cornelis Elferink, Cheryl Walker
Affiliated Institutions: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Link: None
Project Comments: Grant funds to support a communications strategy for Texas OneGulf, including that development and implementation of a communication strategy that will advance Texas OneGulf projects and activities with the goal of informing Texas researchers and the public about TOCOE initiatives.
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): 150000
DWH Funder: Texas OneGulf Consortium (Center)
DWH Funder Type: Consortium
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Texas’ RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 150000
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


  1. This map shows the location of the primary institution tasked with implementing the project.