Topic: Sustainable development

Scientists Explore Connections Between Climate, Land Use and Dead Zones

April 22, 2011

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and colleagues will use a three-year, $1.5 million grant from NASA to develop computer models to study how changes in climate and land use affect watersheds and coastal ecosystems, seeking to improve understanding of the Texas coast, including dead zones that form in the Gulf of Mexico.

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University of Texas at Austin Unites Project in East Austin with Virtual Reality World

Dec. 3, 2007

A real-life community project in East Austin will premiere in Second Life, the popular virtual environment, on Dec. 6, allowing organizations and individuals the opportunity to learn from and reproduce designs created by University of Texas at Austin architects in collaboration with community partners.

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