Galveston Bay Foundation

-Galveston Bay Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1987 under the laws of the State of Texas. The Foundation is involved in addressing issues and concerns related to Galveston Bay.

Delft University

- Delft University's expertise on engineering and Texas A&M University-Galveston's expertise on flood mitigation allows for the two institutions to collaborate and provide Galveston Island with the most optimal chocie in flood mitigation.

Texas Coastal Watershed Program
- The Texas Coastal Watershed Program focuses on education and outreach to local governments and citizens about the impacts of land use on watershed health and water quality.


 Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center: College of Architecture Texas A&M University
-The Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center (HRRC) was established at Texas A&M University in 1988. HRRC researchers focus on hazard analysis, emergency preparedness and response, disaster recovery, and hazard mitigation. Researchers study the full range of natural disasters and technological hazards.

Houston Advanced Research Center
-Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving human and ecosystem through the application of sustainability science and principles of sustainable development.

Environmental Planning and Sustainability Research Unit
-The Environmental Planning and Sustainability Research Unit (EPSRU) is the newest initiative of the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center at Texas A&M University. We are an interdisciplinary research facility focused on understanding the interaction between physical development and maintaining the integrity of ecological systems over the long term

City of Galveston
-Official website of the City of Galveston

Galveston Bay Information Center
-The Galveston Bay Information Center's (GBIC) mission is to serve as a repository for information and resource for research on Galveston Bay.

Coastal Community Planning Atlas
-An Internet-based spatial decision support system that allows users to identify and visualize critical hotspots related to environmental degradation, natural hazard risks, and significant changes in land use patterns.

Dr. Brody speaks about the Atlas
-From Surf To Turf: Texas A&M-Galveston Prof Creates Unique Coastal Atlas

CTBS Partners

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For questions about the Center:

Dr. Sam Brody
Ocean and Coastal Studies Building
1001 Texas Clipper Rd
Galveston, TX 77551
Bldg. 3029, Room 366
Phone (409) 740-4939
Fax (409) 740-4429

For media/meeting coordination:

Sarah Reinert
Communication Coordinator
Phone (817) 888-0002

Mailing Address:

The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores (CTBS) 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
1001 Seawolf Parkway
Bldg. 3029
P.O. Box 1675
Galveston, TX 77553

Physical Address:

Texas A&M at Galveston Mitchell Campus
Ocean and Coastal Studies Building Room 121