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Sea level rise for dummies? New groups make waves in a push to personalize the threat - Virginian-Pilot

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:14

Virginian-Pilot

Sea level rise for dummies? New groups make waves in a push to personalize the threat
Virginian-Pilot
In Hampton Roads, land subsidence is assigned exactly 54 percent of the blame, a slowing Gulf Stream 21 percent, and so on. So what if no climate scientist or oceanographer worth her saltwater would boil the culprits down so confidently? Eby ...

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Sea level rise for dummies? New groups make waves in a push to personalize the threat - Virginian-Pilot

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:06

Virginian-Pilot

Sea level rise for dummies? New groups make waves in a push to personalize the threat
Virginian-Pilot
In Hampton Roads, land subsidence is assigned exactly 54 percent of the blame, a slowing Gulf Stream 21 percent, and so on. So what if no climate scientist or oceanographer worth her saltwater would boil the culprits down so confidently? Eby ...

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China Exclusive: China mines coal under railway tunnel - Xinhua

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:31

China Exclusive: China mines coal under railway tunnel
Xinhua
TAIYUAN, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A company in China's coal province of Shanxi has exploited coal under a railway tunnel using a new technology, the first project of its kind in the country. From January to September 2017, 736,000 tonnes of coal was ...

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Mieux mesurer les réserves d'eau souterraine à l'aide de capteurs orbitaux - Université du Québec (Communiqué de presse)

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:47

Mieux mesurer les réserves d'eau souterraine à l'aide de capteurs orbitaux
Université du Québec (Communiqué de presse)
(2016) Groundwater depletion in Central Mexico: use of GRACE and InSAR to support water resources management. Water Ressources Research. 52, 5985–6003. Castellazzi, P., Arroyo-Domínguez, N., Martel, R., Calderhead, A.I., Normand, J.C.L., Gárfias, J ...

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Letters: No solar fees for NM customers of EPE - Las Cruces Sun-News

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:04

Letters: No solar fees for NM customers of EPE
Las Cruces Sun-News
I lived on the Delaware Bay coast, where erosion, land subsidence, increasing high tides, and sea level rise remain every-day realities, and everyone knows how to spell “inundation.” In 2011-2012, I participated in the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory ...

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The slow siege: Delaware prepares as sea levels rise and people flock to the coast - Delmarva Daily Times

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:00

Delmarva Daily Times

The slow siege: Delaware prepares as sea levels rise and people flock to the coast
Delmarva Daily Times
Combine that with other long-term factors like melting land-based ice sheets, a weakening gravitational force of Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets as they melt, and a 17,000-year-old process called glacial isostatic adjustment — which causes land ...

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Environment Forum: Indonesia Belongs to 10 Water Rich Countries but Has Water Crisis - Netralnews

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:09

Environment Forum: Indonesia Belongs to 10 Water Rich Countries but Has Water Crisis
Netralnews
In addition, the majority of communities in Indonesia also apparently still utilize river water for their needs of daily household life. Hidayati assessed this will also be a problem, because more and more water taken will also impact the land ...

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New contract allows UC Davis to continue cache slough study - The Aggie

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:14

New contract allows UC Davis to continue cache slough study
The Aggie
This is in contrast with areas of the southern portion of the Delta that are complicated by more extreme land subsidence. Fish in the South Delta also face the challenge of getting pulled into the pumps that bring water from the Delta into the ...

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Floods ease in Johor and Pahang - The Straits Times

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:00

The Straits Times

Floods ease in Johor and Pahang
The Straits Times
Land subsidence was reported yesterday morning near a longhouse in Sarikei district in central Sarawak. A portion of the gravel road leading to the Rumah Jawa Kerubong longhouse had caved in. The 124 longhouse residents have been warned that they will ...

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Flood situation in Johor worsens - The Straits Times

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:04

Flood situation in Johor worsens
The Straits Times
In east Malaysia, Torrential rain has caused land subsidence near a longhouse in Sarikei district in central Sarawak. The state Fire and Rescue Department said it was alerted to the incident at about 7am on Sunday. "There are 124 residents in the ...

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Water District receives 'clean' rating from annual audit - Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:33

Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Water District receives 'clean' rating from annual audit
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
The paper defined adverse consequences as six things: chronic lowering of groundwater levels, significant and unreasonable reduction of groundwater storage, significant and unreasonable seawater intrusion, significant and unreasonable degraded water ...

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Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities - MilTech

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:06

Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities
MilTech
In addition, the information in the book will serve as a baseline for other research such as mitigation of groundwater related problems (e.g., land subsidence), impact of climate change on groundwater, and importance of groundwater for implementing ...

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Subsidence shrinks Friant-Kern Canal capacity by 60 percent - Western Farm Press

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 20:26

Western Farm Press

Subsidence shrinks Friant-Kern Canal capacity by 60 percent
Western Farm Press
Crews seal seams in the concrete-lined Friant-Kern Canal north of Bakersfield, Calif. ahead of major work to restore flows through a section impacted by land subsidence. Equipment>Irrigation Systems. Subsidence shrinks Friant-Kern Canal capacity by 60 ...

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On the Progress and Promise of Water Reuse - ARCHITECT Magazine

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:53

ARCHITECT Magazine

On the Progress and Promise of Water Reuse
ARCHITECT Magazine
Due to rising sea levels and land subsidence, sunny-day flooding during high tide is common here and in surrounding towns, stressing the region's water utilities. But the Brock Environmental Center is stepping in to help. Completed in 2015, the 10,000 ...

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ODU/NASA Collaboration Challenges Conventional Wisdom on SubsidenceDiscovery Highlights Complexity of Sea ... - Markets Insider

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:54

Markets Insider

ODU/NASA Collaboration Challenges Conventional Wisdom on SubsidenceDiscovery Highlights Complexity of Sea ...
Markets Insider
But David Bekaert, radar scientist at JPL, and Ben Hamlington, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences at ODU, have gathered data suggesting that land subsidence is occurring at substantially different levels in different parts of ...

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ODU/NASA Collaboration Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Subsidence - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:32

ODU/NASA Collaboration Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Subsidence
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Norfolk, Va., Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A groundbreaking new study by researchers at Old Dominion University and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) challenges decades of conventional wisdom about the sinking of land in southeastern ...

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A New Wave of Water Privatisation in Indonesia - CADTM.org

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:30

A New Wave of Water Privatisation in Indonesia
CADTM.org
The project is claimed to be the solution for improving water supply to reduce rapid land subsidence. The concession was given despite the existence of a capable public water utility. ○ Bekasi, West Java. The government of Bekasi (population of 2.6 ...

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How a place that's lower than the Lowcountry is adapting to rising ... - Charleston Post Courier

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 05:13

Charleston Post Courier

How a place that's lower than the Lowcountry is adapting to rising ...
Charleston Post Courier
NEW ORLEANS — Surrounded by water, this old city is even lower than the Lowcountry. Half of its land is below sea level, and its soil is spongy. This is.

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Lessons of Louisiana - Charleston Post Courier

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 05:03

Charleston Post Courier

Lessons of Louisiana
Charleston Post Courier
NEW ORLEANS — Surrounded by water, this old city is even lower than the Lowcountry. Half of its land is below sea level, and its soil is spongy. This is important because as New Orleans expanded and paved that soil, the sponge flattened. Wrung out ...

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A 'little slice of heaven in our own backyard': Lower 9th Ward celebrates wetland park - The Advocate

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 12/30/2017 - 18:22

The Advocate

A 'little slice of heaven in our own backyard': Lower 9th Ward celebrates wetland park
The Advocate
Through ponds as deep as four feet in some places, it will help to hold excess rainwater, helping to prevent both flooding and land subsidence, which happens when soil dries and shrinks. Neighbors envision the park as the first step toward a 42-acre ...

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