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Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future - The Diplomat

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The Diplomat

Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future
The Diplomat
“When tunnels are constructed, water gushes out through the rocks and that leads to an increase in land subsidence,” explains Shekhar, adding that the increased deforestation in the hills is another factor that led loose rubble from the glacial retreat ...

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From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's “Big Durian” be fixed? - TODAYonline

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 22:50

TODAYonline

From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's “Big Durian” be fixed?
TODAYonline
JAKARTA — Ms Aida Widyawati boards a commuter train each day to travel from her home in South Tangerang, west of Jakarta, to her job as an office manager in the centre of Indonesia's capital. The 120km round trip takes three and a half hours on a good ...

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From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's "Big Durian" be fixed? - Daily Mail

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:05

From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's "Big Durian" be fixed?
Daily Mail
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aida Widyawati boards a commuter train each day to travel from her home in South Tangerang, west of Jakarta, to her job as an office manager in the centre of Indonesia's capital. The 120-km ...

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Rehab plan on fast track - The Telegraph

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:27

Rehab plan on fast track
The Telegraph
Dhanbad: The rehabilitation of the residents of the underground fire affected sites of Jharia is set to gather pace following the acceleration of the allotment of around 700 quarters on priority basis by the Jharia Rehabilitation and Development ...

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Research on oyster habitats continues debate over possible damage from river diversions - The Advocate

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 19:17

The Advocate

Research on oyster habitats continues debate over possible damage from river diversions
The Advocate
Coastal communities that are home to oyster farmers face the double whammy of rising sea levels due to global warming and land subsidence. The state's 50-year plan to save those communities — those that can be saved — relies heavily on freshwater ...

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Traffic panel talks stop signs on 11th - The Daily Times

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:10

Traffic panel talks stop signs on 11th
The Daily Times
Two stop signs were placed on Weir Avenue one year ago, as a result of a land subsidence on Pennsylvania Avenue which forced the area to be used as a detour, increasing the amount of traffic. In recent months, city resident Robert Pendergrass has ...

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Tiny Timbulsloko fights back in face of Indonesia's 'ecological disaster' - Asia Pacific Report

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:07

Tiny Timbulsloko fights back in face of Indonesia's 'ecological disaster'
Asia Pacific Report
Drone views of the village of Timbulsloko showing the scale of coastal erosion and sinking flatlands in an area that once used to to be rice fields on the edge of the Central Java city of Semarang. Source: CoREM. Video: David Robie's Café Pacific. By ...

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Water in an Uncertain Future: Planning the New Normal - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:27

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Water in an Uncertain Future: Planning the New Normal
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
After a four-year drought from 2013 to 2016 and an unprecedented rainy winter in 2017, I'm hoping for a normal winter and not another year of water rationing, land subsidence, dead or dying forests, flooding, infrastructure failures, or transportation ...

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How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta - DAWN.com

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 19:06

DAWN.com

How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta
DAWN.com
But it is shrinking rapidly owing to decreasing river flows to the delta, land subsidence, a rise in sea level, low rainfall because of climate change, and surface and subsurface seawater intrusion. The US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water ...

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Wardwell letter: Climate change - Idaho Statesman

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:59

Wardwell letter: Climate change
Idaho Statesman
Climate change does not directly cause hurricanes, but scientists know that consequences of sea-level rise, warmer oceans and increased atmospheric moisture are undeniable climate change factors (in addition to land subsidence from oil extraction) that ...

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Tracing Water's Path Through the Santa Clara Valley Aquifer - Eos

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 05:58

Eos

Tracing Water's Path Through the Santa Clara Valley Aquifer
Eos
When an aquifer—a system of porous rocks that allow water to flow through them—reaches an all-time-low water level, large areas above it experience land subsidence. Subsidence is deeply damaging to infrastructure, such as buildings and roads, and can ...

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Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages - ANTARA

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:11

Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence. Ministrys Deputy for ...

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Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages - ANTARA

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:11

Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence. Ministrys Deputy for ...

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Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages - ANTARA

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:11

Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence. Ministrys Deputy for ...

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MBAM: Push construction industry further to spur state's growth - The Borneo Post

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 18:03

The Borneo Post

MBAM: Push construction industry further to spur state's growth
The Borneo Post
He said Sibu is located on peat swamp land, and land subsidence has push up the costs of construction. Nevertheless, he hoped the building contractors would continue to be committed to quality service and fair pricing besides practising fast delivery ...

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UK researchers create world's first country-wide land subsidence map - The Engineer

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 06:01

The Engineer

UK researchers create world's first country-wide land subsidence map
The Engineer
The technology behind the map could help developers of energy and transport infrastructure – such as the impending HS2 project – improve their understanding of land subsidence and mitigate against the risks this poses at a far earlier stage in a ...

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Research & Commentary: Land Subsidence, Not Climate Change, Is the Cause of Water Intrusion in and Around ... - The Heartland Institute

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:26

Research & Commentary: Land Subsidence, Not Climate Change, Is the Cause of Water Intrusion in and Around ...
The Heartland Institute
says the available research indicates water intrusion problems in the area around the Chesapeake Bay are not due to sea-level rise induced by anthropogenic (man-caused) global warming, “but primarily to land subsidence due to groundwater depletion and, ...

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How Will Climate Change Affect the United States in Decades to Come? - Eos

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:23

How Will Climate Change Affect the United States in Decades to Come?
Eos
For the first time in the NCA process, sea level rise projections incorporate geographic variation based on factors such as local land subsidence, ocean currents, and changes in Earth's gravitational field. In an examination of potential risks, the ...

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Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:35
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Monitoring Coastal Zone Changes from Space - Eos

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 05:26

Eos

Monitoring Coastal Zone Changes from Space
Eos
Net subsidence and the resilience of many of the world's significant deltas (home to millions of people, infrastructure, and significant food supply) are the summed response to sediment supply, land subsidence in response to water and hydrocarbon ...

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