Galveston Bay report card shows it’s adequate for now

HARC in the News


By Audrey Morton

For the past five years, Galveston Bay received a “C” rating report card on its environmental condition.

This is the first report after the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey.

Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) Research Scientist Dr. Erin Kinney said they wanted to know the overall impact to the Galveston Bay from Hurricane Harvey. READ MORE

The 2019 report card actually represents 2018 data. And, this is the first full year of data post Hurricane Harvey," said Kinney. "How resilient is the Bay? Is it able to bounce back across all these categories? And, really what we're so pleased to see is that --yes, the bay is still resilient.

Dr. Erin Kinney, HARC