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Impact Grant Awardees

Impact Grant Awardees

Supporting a vibrant and productive Texas Gulf Coast The University of Texas Marine Science Institute has a new initiative to create the Texas Gulf Coast Resarch Center. The Center will conduct research, collaborate with partners and design programming to inform and...
$1.9 Million Grant to Protect Texas Oyster Reefs 

$1.9 Million Grant to Protect Texas Oyster Reefs 

Oyster fisheries in Texas are an important driver for the coastal economy and tourism. Oyster reefs can be difficult to manage because little is known about how protective actions like restoration or fishery closures impact reefs. A large-scale project will begin...
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Advertisement for Open Rank Faculty Positions

The Department of Marine Science at The University of Texas at Austin is built around research strengths in organismal biology, ecology, and (bio)geochemistry and seeks to fill three open-rank faculty positions in marine science. Individuals with strong records in phytoplankton physiology...
Texas Gulf Coast Research Center Announces Funding Opportunities

Texas Gulf Coast Research Center Announces Funding Opportunities

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute is pleased to announce several opportunities for researchers at UT-Austin through its new Texas Gulf Coast Research Center. Request for Proposals is now open for the following opportunities: The Texas Gulf Coast Impact Grant...
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Movin’ on Up

Movin’ on Up

Assessing mangrove expansion in the U.S.   Climate change is altering ecosystems and shifting range limits for many species. With warming winter temperatures, mangrove forests encroach on salt marshes in temperate and subtropical areas. This transition zone can be quite dynamic...