UH Coastal Center

Contact Us

For tour requests: uhcoastalcenter@gmail.com


Faculty & Staff

Director – Dr. Steven Pennings

Tel. 713.743.2989

Email: scpennin@central.uh.edu

Faculty Homepage

Contact Steve if you have a general question about the UHCC, about specific ecological work at the site, or want to conduct research at the UHCC.

Assistant Director – Dr. Guoquan (Bob) Wang

Tel. 713.893.1281

Email: gwang@uh.edu

Faculty Homepage

Contact Bob if you have a specific question about geophysical work at the UHCC.

Custodian - Tim Becker

Tel. 409.370.1829

Email: tpbecker@yahoo.com

Contact Tim for on-site assistance only after you’ve been cleared to work at the UHCC by Steve or Bob.


Street Address

5721 Highway 2004
La Marque, TX 77568

The University of Houston Coastal Center is located on the north side of State Highway 6 and west of FM 2004. The entrance is on FM 2004 just south of the dog track, at 29°23’26.96”N; 95°1’51.95”W. Your map software may have trouble finding the entrance using the street address alone.

Driving directions

From I 45 heading south, take exit 15 (1764 and 2004). Continue through the light on the frontage road and then turn to the right on 2004. Pass the dog track on your right. Look for the UHCC sign and entrance on your right immediately after you pass the dog track and kennels.

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