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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

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The Shell Center for Sustainability (SCS) presents it's new publication, "Atlas of Sustainable Strategies for Galveston Island. The publication brings together work conducted by Dr. John Anderson and Dr. Christopher Hight, under the SCS funded project, "Developing a Long-range Sustainability Plan for the Upper Texas Coast.

The publication is a result of the transdisciplinary collaboration by John Anderson, Ph.D., and Christopher Hight, Ph.D., in addition to the contribution of Michael Robinson, Ph.D., and Davin Wallace, Ph.D., to present an atlas of such strategies, examining the scientific factors operating in the coastal environment of the Gulf Coast, related urban ecologies, and offering design examples that project alternative futures for urbanization on Galveston Island and other coastal communities.

 

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Video: Planning Galveston's Future 

Reports and Publications  (also download here)

Book Version 

Developing A Long-range Sustainability Plan for the Upper Texas Coast