Chemicals ignite & Harvey’s Floodwater Hazards #Spillway

Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingers https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/31/harveys-wrath-moves-across-the-louisiana-texas-border-as-water-recedes-in-houston Officials in Houston are just beginning to grapple with the health and environmental risks that lurk in the waters dumped by Hurricane Harvey, a stew of toxic chemicals, sewage, debris and waste that still floods much of the city. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/31/us/houston-contaminated-floodwaters.html

Texas Hurricane Harvey Response #USArmy #CoastGuards

Footage compilation film, featuring Texas response to Hurricane Harvey’s onslaught. Features coast guards, U.S. army rescues and more. NWS Director Louis Uccellini on Hurricane Harvey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCNMIFiPSO4 Hurricane Harvey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Harvey Video Hurricane Harvey footage via https://www.dvidshub.net Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.com Effects by http://EpicStockMedia.com

The Nansen Ice Shelf

NASA scientists and ice sheet modelers, Ryan Walker and Christine Dow, traveled to a remote location on the coast of Antarctica to investigate how tides affect the movement and stability of the Nansen Ice Shelf, a 695-mile extension of ice protruding into Antarctica’s Ross Sea. Relatively understudied, Nansen’s manageable size lends itself to becoming a…