7 P.M. CST – scratch that “All QUIET” headline . . .
Morning report: Lake FUBAR calmed down overnight. Something happened at 4 a.m. – showing on all helicorders. Hang on! At noon, CST,
Lake FUBAR seems to be snufin’ and srortin’ with seismic activity.
WAFB is following the story – Seismic activity reported at giant Louisiana sinkhole
Texas has a 3rd quake. ABC KLTV News report.
The many large ones off Costa Rica have been out in the Pacific.
Good News! Texas Brine says the water at Lake FUBAR isn’t polluting the area waterways. =whew!= . . . and we were worried! . . . Also they are falling back on their old “swamp gas” story.
Friday Chex-Mix – not really salt dome disaster news but of interest
KLFY – Vermilion Parish – Two years after an explosion destroyed its New Iberia facility, a new multi-chem blending plant officially opened. Located on 64 acres in Vermilion Parish, the plant will be used to blend and mix raw materials into products.
The Watchers – Landsat satellites data released for online access – Landsat 8 now accessible in near-real time < register at ESA to use it.
We found a few things –
- 15 Years of Satellite Altimetry and Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics < catch up on Ocean studies lingo and satellite viewer options
- Mineral and hydrocarbon exploration – Natural oil seepages is a phenomenon which has been observed for ages, and the figure shows a radar image of the Gulf of Mexico with a multitude of slicks.
- Alaska SAR Demonstration and Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Studies
- Analysis of the Deepwater. Horizon oil spill using polarimetric L-band. UAVSAR. SAR data. < This 2010 high-tech study of oil was done in 2010. They could have done this at Bayou Corne.
Get more white papers from the ESA site by entering “Gulf of Mexico” in the search box on the right corner her