Symposium to Highlight Coastal and Ocean Science

April 02, 2019

By Sara Carney


WHAT: The 2019 Texas Sea Grant Research Symposium “Coastal & Ocean Science at Work for Texans” will showcase research and extension efforts supported by Texas Sea Grant. It is open to the public and will feature an awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres are included.

WHO: Researchers funded by Texas Sea Grant will present posters. Awards will be presented by Dr. Mark A. Barteau, vice president for research at Texas A&M University. There will also be an appearance from Reveille, the First Lady of Aggieland, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center Century Ballroom III and IV.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 9 from 4 to 7 p.m.

All media interested in covering the event must contact the Texas Sea Grant communications manager Sara Carney to RSVP. Photo, video and interview opportunities available.


Media contact: Sara Carney, Texas Sea Grant College Program, 979-458-8442,


Texas Sea Grant is a unique partnership that unites the resources of the federal government, the State of Texas and universities across the state to create knowledge, tools, products and services that benefit the economy, the environment and the citizens of Texas. It is administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is one of 33 university-based Sea Grant Programs around the country. Texas Sea Grant is a non-academic research center in the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University. The program’s mission is to improve the understanding, wise use and stewardship of Texas coastal and marine resources.