Shoreline retreat: before and after Harvey on the Texas coast

This Landsat image shows the Texas coast on August 19, 2017, before Hurricane Harvey hit. (Courtesy U.S.G.S.) Landsat Images Before and After Harvey Illustrate Flooding in Texas The U.S. Geological Survey has released new Landsat satellite images that show some of the flooding and coastal change Hurricane Harvey’s historic rains and storm surge produced across much of eastern Texas. Harvey’s deluge set a number of records in Texas streams and rivers during the peak period of flooding with 40 streamgages measuring record highs and more than 80 streamgages recording water levels at or above flood stage – the…