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Why Researchers are Using NASA Satellites to Track Gulf Seaweed

Seaweed is on the minds of researchers at Texas A&M University at Galveston, who are partnering with NASA to track seaweed using satellite imagery. The goal: to give beach managers a head start on removing seaweed quickly from the Texas coast. We learn more from Captain Robert Webster, a research assistant at Texas A&M-Galveston. Subscribe […]

Seaweed is on the minds of researchers at Texas A&M University at Galveston, who are partnering with NASA to track seaweed using satellite imagery.

The goal: to give beach managers a head start on removing seaweed quickly from the Texas coast. We learn more from Captain Robert Webster, a research assistant at Texas A&M-Galveston.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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