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Heavy rains cause fissures to reopen in Apache Junction - AZFamily

Land Subsidence News - 15 hours 10 sec ago

AZFamily

Heavy rains cause fissures to reopen in Apache Junction
AZFamily
Heavy monsoon rains caused flooding in Apache Junction on Sunday and Monday and now those rains have caused large cracks, known as fissures, to open up in the ground. The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) said that the flooding reactivated several ...

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Del. Ken Plum: Keeping Our Heads Above Water - Reston Now

Land Subsidence News - 16 hours 18 min ago

Reston Now

Del. Ken Plum: Keeping Our Heads Above Water
Reston Now
... “Recurrent Flooding Study for Tidewater Virginia,” found that “recurrent flooding already impacts all localities in Virginia's coastal zone and is predicted to worsen over reasonable planning horizons of 20 to 50 years due to sea level rise, land ...

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Scientist sounds climate change warning for island - Island Ad-Vantages

Land Subsidence News - 17 hours 8 min ago

Scientist sounds climate change warning for island
Island Ad-Vantages
Petersen cited three causes of sea level change: thermal expansion (warm water expands), volume increase (from melting glaciers) and land subsidence or rise. That last factor is the result of the last ice age. Petersen said that about 15,000 years ago ...

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Excessive Use of Groundwater Could Lead Jakarta to be Underwater - Tempo.co

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:54

Excessive Use of Groundwater Could Lead Jakarta to be Underwater
Tempo.co
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Excessive use of groundwater in multi-storey buildings could soon lead Jakarta to be submerged under water. Currently, land subsidence continues to occur. Some experts are still arguing about the biggest cause of the decline ...

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Heavy rain leaves trail of destruction in Bokaro - Daily Pioneer

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:30

Heavy rain leaves trail of destruction in Bokaro
Daily Pioneer
Land subsidence below the Railway track at Bokaro Thermal was also reported which disrupted the coal supply at DVC's power plant. Several low-lying areas are still inundated. About 3 to 5 feet rain water lodged at several spots on the National Highway.

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Commentary: Keeping Our Heads Above Water - Virginia Connection Newspapers

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 16:36

Commentary: Keeping Our Heads Above Water
Virginia Connection Newspapers
... “Recurrent Flooding Study for Tidewater Virginia,” found that “recurrent flooding already impacts all localities in Virginia's coastal zone and is predicted to worsen over reasonable planning horizons of 20 to 50 years due to sea level rise, land ...

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Tehran's Three Urban Projects Going Nowhere - Financial Tribune

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:43

Financial Tribune

Tehran's Three Urban Projects Going Nowhere
Financial Tribune
However, land subsidence in the site and the subsequent collapse of adjacent buildings as well as serious corruption charges against the businessman led to the cancellation of the project. According to councilor Mohammad Mehdi Tondgouyan, Tehran ...

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Observatory answers needed before developing Titirangi star park - Gisborne Herald

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:58

Observatory answers needed before developing Titirangi star park
Gisborne Herald
Late last year they were advised this would cost $141,000, but there is a suggestion land subsidence issues could see this escalate. Building a new observatory was estimated at a cost of about $500,000. Locales made clear that its concept would not fit ...

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In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking? - The Hindu

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:33

In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking?
The Hindu
Retired geologist from Andhra University, G. Krishna Rao, who has worked in the area for over 30 years, and trained in field surveys, told The Hindu that land subsidence could be a greater threat to the eastern coast with its fertile river deltas than ...

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In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking? - The Hindu

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 20:47

The Hindu

In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking?
The Hindu
Retired geologist from Andhra University, G. Krishna Rao, who has worked in the area for over 30 years, and trained in field surveys, told The Hindu that land subsidence could be a greater threat to the eastern coast with its fertile river deltas than ...

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Letter: Reflecting on global warming - Virginian-Pilot

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:22

Letter: Reflecting on global warming
Virginian-Pilot
It's designed to restock the Potomac Aquifer with drinkable water and also might be an important step in mitigating land subsidence due to excessive groundwater withdrawal. The problem of global sea level rise would remain, but if SWIFT is successful, ...

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Counting the cost of storms in Wairoa - Gisborne Herald

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:57

Gisborne Herald

Counting the cost of storms in Wairoa
Gisborne Herald
Land subsidence was also a factor.” Mr Stewart said restoration efforts have been hampered by problems with access, with many roads impassable for days. Wairoa's power remained on, but numerous small, rural areas were affected by power outages that ...

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Why ignore good science from Filipinos? - Inquirer.net

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:12

Why ignore good science from Filipinos?
Inquirer.net
In 2006, he and I published in the international journal “Disasters” a paper titled “Global sea-level rise is recognized, but flooding from anthropogenic land subsidence is ignored around northern Manila Bay, Philippines.” That article reported that ...

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Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage - VietNamNet Bridge

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:20

VietNamNet Bridge

Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage
VietNamNet Bridge
Prof Dr Le Anh Tuan of Can Tho University's Climate Change Institute said over-exploitation of sand had created deep holes in the Mekong River and was the reason for land subsidence in the delta. “Every year the Mekong Delta loses around 500ha of land ...

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Earth fissures in Manipur's Kangpokpi - Morung Express

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:05

Earth fissures in Manipur's Kangpokpi
Morung Express
Meanwhile, Manipur Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen today crossed the 'heavy flowing Gundung (Imphal) river' to reach out to those affected by earth fissures at Haijang Village and UJB School, Kangpokpi district and closely ...

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What is the Cost of One Meter of Sea Level Rise? - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:42

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

What is the Cost of One Meter of Sea Level Rise?
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
Although regional sea level varies on a multitude of time scales due to oceanographic processes like El Niño and vertical land motion (e.g., land subsidence or uplift), the overall trend of rising sea levels is both undeniable and accelerating ...

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Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain - Arizona Daily Star

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:34

Arizona Daily Star

Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain
Arizona Daily Star
Lying within an area identified by the Arizona Department of Water Resources as the “Green Valley Land Subsidence Feature,” the site east of the Santa Cruz River appears to be dramatically eroded into a maze of channels and berms. It's an erosion ...

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New App Shows Aquifer Level Change and Subsidence in Relation to Groundwater Withdrawals in Houston-Galveston ... - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:14

New App Shows Aquifer Level Change and Subsidence in Relation to Groundwater Withdrawals in Houston-Galveston ...
United States Geological Survey (press release)
Most of the land subsidence in this region has occurred as a direct result of groundwater withdrawals for municipal supply, commercial and industrial use and irrigation. This new tool can help resource managers make informed decisions on water usage.

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Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain - Arizona Daily Star

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:16

Arizona Daily Star

Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain
Arizona Daily Star
Lying within an area identified by the Arizona Department of Water Resources as the “Green Valley Land Subsidence Feature,” the site east of the Santa Cruz River appears to be dramatically eroded into a maze of channels and berms. It's an erosion ...

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Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road - E-Pao.net

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:52

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 18 2017: Bewilderment looms large in Kangpokpi district owing to the occurrence of numerous earth fissures at various places one after another ever since the Kalikhola earth crack in the aftermath of Cyclone Mora that swept the district ...

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