Great Chicago Flood

This episode of The New Explorers follows the Army Corps of Engineers as they use two simple algebra equations and the latest technology to stop the floodwaters that devastated the city of Chicago in April,1992, bringing the nation's third largest city to a halt. Full description

Corporate Author: A&E Television Networks, LLC.
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c1998.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • First Signs of a Flood (4:22)
  • Chicago Shuts Down (1:35)
  • Location of Leak (1:14)
  • Hydrostatic Force (3:15)
  • Chicago Shuts Down (3:17)
  • Math Provides a Solution (3:19)
  • Leak Repair in Progress (1:22)
  • Water Removal (1:38)
  • Value of Mathematics in the Chicago Flood (1:46)
  • Sagittarius Cave Bahamas: New Life Form Discovered (2:33)
  • Replication of Cave Environment (2:06)
  • Underwater Caves in the Bahamas (2:34)
  • Underwater Cave Exploration (3:43)
  • Reef Sharks (1:53)
  • Cave Dive Preparation (2:57)
  • Where Remipedes Live (4:51)
  • Credits: Great Chicago Flood (0:49)

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