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Bridge2Hyku GWLA Webinar
A team of software developers and metadata experts from the University of Houston and the University of Victoria (BC) discuss the Bridge2Hyku Project. Including tools to migrate digital collections and metadata from ContentDM ...
Bridge2Hyku: Tools and Strategies for Content Migration to Open Source Repository
This PowerPoint slide deck was used by Santi Thompson and Annie Wu when presenting at CNI Spring 2019 and at Open Repositories 2019. It provides an overview of the Bridge2Hyku project, including its toolkit and documentation.
The Problem with Flooding and Physical Infrastructure
I have spent the majority of my life residing in suburban San Antonio, Texas. When I was accepted into the University of Houston, my family was ecstatic for me to begin the rest of my life in such a beautiful and sprawling ...
Addicks and Barker Reservoir System and Its Problems
Addicks and Barker Reservoirs - part of the drainage system developed in the 1940's, after a severe storm, to prevent any future damage from floods inflicted by heavy rains of tropical storms. About 70 years has passed ...
Act Now to Preserve the Future, Houston Ship Channel
There is a growing concern of the amount of pollutants and carcinogens released into the air and waterways around Baytown, Texas. Baytown contains the second largest oil refinery in the United States, owned by ExxonMobil. ...
Save Houston Wildlife; Conserve the Bayous
The impact that natural disasters have brought upon human beings’ lives has been extensively discussed the last couple of decades, but the influence it has had on Houston wildlife has not been discussed with the same focus. ...
How Can We Mitigate Flooding in Houston?
Flooding is a very serious environmental problem. When I was in China, my city Guangzhou was always flooding from the heavy rain. During the flooding, residents could not go to work and this had a dramatic influence on the ...
Flood Control in Cypress Creek
Communities were awakened to the problem of severe flooding in 2017 and haven’t stopped thinking about it since. Although the communities have had it on their minds, that doesn’t mean authorities do too. Since Hurricane ...
The Past and Future of Greens Bayou: How Can We Reduce Flooding?
Greens Bayou covers portions of the cities of Houston and Humble, Texas; it encompasses 12 square miles and is cramped by the Hardy Toll Road to the east, Rankin Road to the north, Veteran’s Memorial to the west road to ...
Taking Action: The Future of South Padre Island
South Padre Island is like a second home to me and plays a very big role in my life, because I spent many weekends there with my family to relax and enjoy the environment. Over the years I would visit, and gradually I ...