Houston Matters

Are ROTC Programs Still Necessary?

Posted on · Last month, the Houston Chronicle reported on a review by the Government Accountability Office of eight of the state’s 22 Reserve Officers Training Corps units – more commonly known as ROTC. In 2013, Congress eliminated a number of such units nationwide, as they weren’t producing enough officers. That’s the concern here in Texas as well. We […]

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Why Researchers are Using NASA Satellites to Track Gulf Seaweed

Posted on · 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.