Post-storm research (IMAGE) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Caption Dr. Chris Patrick surveys ecosystem damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, which dropped more than 40 inches of rain across large swaths of south Texas after it made landfall in 2017. Credit Chris Patrick/Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. No derivatives or adaptations of the work are permitted. License CC BY-ND Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.