Ryan Bare is a Research Associate at HARC under the Hydrology and Watersheds program, and is currently enrolled in the Water Management and Hydrological Science doctoral program at Texas A&M University. He holds a M.S in Marine Resource Management from Texas A&M University at Galveston where he studied temporal and spatial trends of a water quality indicator bacterium in the Coastal Health and Estuarine Microbiology lab. He received his B.S. in Environmental Science with a concentration in Marine and Coastal Resources from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. At HARC, he focuses on sustainable water management, watershed protection and the water quality impacts of developing coastal communities.
Normally the Houston-Galveston region receives on average 45 inches of rainfall a year. During Hurricane Harvey, some areas received over 50 inches of rain in less than a week.
Navigate the Upper Texas Gulf Coast region and explore potential wetland drilling impact areas.
The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) and the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) released the results of the 2018 Galveston Bay Report Card, a citizen-driven, science-based grading system supported by Houston Endowment and the EPA Gulf of Mexico Program.
Publications, Lectures & Presentations
HARC and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension recently released a project report through a grant from the Texas General Land Office Coastal Management Program.
As wetlands have been displaced by development in our region, there have been major implications for wildlife habitat, water quality and quantity and flood control. Freshwater wetlands are especially at risk as many fall outside of the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Rule.