The Texas A&M University System News Release
BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A group of scientists at Texas A&M University at Galveston have developed a unique blueprint for protecting Houston and Galveston against hurricane devastation.
Sometimes called the Ike Dike or Coastal Spine, the concept includes a series of barriers and giant sea gates across the Houston Channel.
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About The Texas A&M University System
The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation with a budget of $6.3 billion. The System is a statewide network of 11 universities; a comprehensive health science center; eight state agencies, including the Texas Division of Emergency Management; and the RELLIS Campus. The Texas A&M System educates more than 151,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceeded $1 billion in FY 2019 and helped drive the state’s economy.

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Office of Marketing & Communications
1122 TAMU | College Station, TX 77840-7896
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