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2018

Island University Honors Dean Emerita at Alumni Shrimp Boil

Former Dean of College of Science and Engineering (COSE), Dr. Diana Marinez, was honored this past weekend for her contributions to the college at the Alumni Shrimp Boil.

Also honored at the event was CBI’s very own Dr. Gary Jeffress his service to the University, his vision for the GIS and Surveying academic programs and his leadership at CBI.

With all of his accomplishments it seems only fitting that he was given the nickname “Mr. GIS” by the dean.

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Conrad Blucher Institute Tackles Global Issues with United Nations

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Conrad Blucher Institute and Bell Library Celebrate 100K Historical Documents Cataloged

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A&M-Corpus Christi Researchers Take Part in Bahamas Ocean Wave Study

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A&M-Corpus Christi Researcher helps Tackle Indoor GPS Limitations and Wins $20,000

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Valuable Water Monitoring System Destroyed by Harvey Benefits from Grant

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Island University Professor Continues to Monitor Crucial Wetlands Post-Harvey Thanks to $41k Grant

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Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Port Corpus Christi Provide Reliable Data for Safe Ship Navigation

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2017

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High School Student Explores New Terrain with the Conrad Blucher Institute

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Island University Aids Sea Level Rise Management, Uses Artificial Intelligence

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A&M-Corpus Christi’s Conrad Blucher Institute to Provide United Nations with GIS Expertise

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UAS Researchers Take First Place at International SPIE Conference

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2016

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Island University Maps Showcased at Texas Map Society Meeting

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2015

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Weather on Wheels

“Students at Island University Help Create a Weather/Travel App”, News Story from KIII TV
“A&M-CC students develop weather app for motorists” from Caller Times
“Weather on Wheels App Tracks Road Trip Weather” from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
“Make Your Road Trip Safer with the Weather on Wheels App, Now Available for iPhone” from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

 

CBI to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with the US Army Corps of Engineers-New Orleans District

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2014

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The Conrad Blucher Institute Hosts International GPS Conference Featuring Google Researcher

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Island University Receives Approval for Ph.D. in Geospatial Computing from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

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Piece of South Texas History Now Preserved Forever Online

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Safety at Ports in Western Gulf Continues as Blucher Institute Project

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Windsurfing Enthusiasts Support Conrad Blucher Institute, Donation to Fund Wind Research

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See the Power of the Wind in the Palm of Your Hand: Conrad Blucher Institute Makes Wind Data Easily Accessible

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Hurricane Season Starts June 1: Flooding a Major Threat to the Coastal Bend

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Dr. Philippe Tissot Speaks on Using Artificial Intelligence to Make Environmental Predictions at National Conference

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New Sensors Along Texas Coast Set to Help Oil Spill Response, Surfing

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New Geospatial Computing Lab Exploring Smart Apps That Sense Locations, Aid in Navigation

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2013

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The Peak of Hurricane Season is September 10: Dr. Philippe Tissot Warns ‘Don’t Let Your Guard Down Just Yet’

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James Rizzo Appointed to NOAA Water Level Quality Control Team

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Conrad Blucher Institute Participates in Annual TCOON Meeting, Highlighting a Successful Year

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Signs Agreements to Fill Worldwide Demand for Surveyors

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Blucher Institute Receives $2 Million for Coastal Safety Monitoring to Provide Real-Time Data If Hit By Category 4 Hurricane

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Conrad Blucher Institute Develops Mobile App to Increase Navigational Safety along Houston-Galveston Ship Channel

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2012

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Conrad Blucher Institute Constructs Data Collection Station on USS Lexington for Coastal Monitoring and Hurricane Preparedness

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Professor with the Conrad Blucher Institute Leads Rip Current Study to Warn South Texas Beach-Goers

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