Center for Texas Beaches and Shores

The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores (CTBS) within Texas A&M University at Galveston is dedicated to the conservation and protection of the Texas shoreline, bays and waterways through research in cooperation with government and private sector agencies. .

We seek to become the gateway for research on coastal sustainability and resiliency.

Follow the link to browse information and tools from the Texas Sustainable Coastal Initiative which brings together partners from various research groups and institutions with the common goal of guiding and managing the growth along the Texas coast in a sustainable and equitable manner.

The detailed geographic information within the Texas Coastal Planning Atlas provides guidance in decision-making, policy, and planning.

Maps of Galveston and the bay

Watch a video about the Coastal Atlas

The CTBS has a dedicated group of faculty, staff and students that are working together on coastal research projects and developing restoration solutions for the Texas coast. More...

For Questions About CTBS Please Email Dr. Sam Brody at

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