Texas Waters Run Brown after Harvey

Texas Waters Run Brown after Harvey

On August 31, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the Texas coast and the Houston metropolitan area. Note the brown rivers and bays, full of flood water from Hurricane Harvey. Along the coast, muddy, sediment-laden waters from inland pour into a Gulf of Mexico that also was churned up by the relentless storm.

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  • Data Date:

    August 31, 2017
  • Visualization Date:

    August 31, 2017
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration