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An App and Volunteer Army Are Improving Local Tidal Flood Forecasts - News Deeply

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:46

News Deeply

An App and Volunteer Army Are Improving Local Tidal Flood Forecasts
News Deeply
When combined with old and new water-level sensor data records, they provide a rich new data history that helps demonstrate incontrovertibly that water levels are rising while providing a geospatial map of water levels that may shed some light on ...

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An App and Volunteer Army Are Improving Local Tidal Flood Forecasts - News Deeply

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:46

News Deeply

An App and Volunteer Army Are Improving Local Tidal Flood Forecasts
News Deeply
When combined with old and new water-level sensor data records, they provide a rich new data history that helps demonstrate incontrovertibly that water levels are rising while providing a geospatial map of water levels that may shed some light on ...

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China Expands Water Conservation Tax - Sixth Tone

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 05:37

China Expands Water Conservation Tax
Sixth Tone
The municipal government in Tianjin, one of the cities included in the pilot program, announced Thursday that groundwater overexploitation affects 9,440 square kilometers of its area, leading to land subsidence and other environmental problems. In ...

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The ambitious plan to stop the ground from sinking - BBC News

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 03:53

BBC News

The ambitious plan to stop the ground from sinking
BBC News
From Miami to Jakarta, coastal communities around the world are battling the effects of sea level rise. But in some places, the problem is exacerbated by another phenomenon: the land is falling. The Indonesian capital, for example, is sinking up to ...

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Tianjin to tighten groundwater use - Xinhua

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 01:12

Tianjin to tighten groundwater use
Xinhua
To protect groundwater resources, Tianjin will delimit specific areas that ban or limit water exploitation, and cope with land subsidence problems in the city. Shi said the city plans to ban more than 1,300 companies from using groundwater resources ...

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Cape Canaveral among thousands of sites at risk from climate change - HeraldScotland

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:59

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Cape Canaveral among thousands of sites at risk from climate change
HeraldScotland
In the past 100 years, it has climbed about one foot or more in some US cities because of ocean currents and land subsidence — 11 inches in New York and Boston, 12 in Charleston, 16 in Atlantic City, 18 in Norfolk and 25 in Galveston, Texas, according ...

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Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware - Newswise (press release)

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:36

Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware
Newswise (press release)
This region is known as a sea level rise hotspot, where rates of sea level rise are roughly twice the global average because of processes such as weakening of the Gulf Stream and land subsidence. The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS), based at the ...

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Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware - Newswise (press release)

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:36

Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware
Newswise (press release)
This region is known as a sea level rise hotspot, where rates of sea level rise are roughly twice the global average because of processes such as weakening of the Gulf Stream and land subsidence. The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS), based at the ...

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Why do floods sometimes happen on sunny days? - Phys.Org

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:40

Phys.Org

Why do floods sometimes happen on sunny days?
Phys.Org
It's not new, but it's happening much more frequently due to climate change-related sea level rise, the erosion of natural coastal barriers, and land subsidence, or the gradual sinking of the ground in places where cities are built on sediments rather ...

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Swamped: Rising seas to leave thousands of historical sites in the Southeast underwater - Naples Daily News

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:42

Naples Daily News

Swamped: Rising seas to leave thousands of historical sites in the Southeast underwater
Naples Daily News
In the past 100 years, it has climbed about a foot or more in some U.S. cities because of ocean currents and land subsidence — 11 inches in New York and Boston, 12 in Charleston, 16 in Atlantic City, 18 in Norfolk and 25 in Galveston, Texas, according ...

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Virginia Town's Land Is Sinking Unevenly, Study Reveals - The Weather Channel

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:15

The Weather Channel

Virginia Town's Land Is Sinking Unevenly, Study Reveals
The Weather Channel
A new NASA study revealed land in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area isn't all sinking at the same rate. The region is one of the areas along the East Coast that's seeing the worst combination of land subsidence and sea level rise. The scientists hope ...

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Water Matters — Nov. 29, 2017 — Well of gratitude - Sequim Gazette

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:58

Water Matters — Nov. 29, 2017 — Well of gratitude
Sequim Gazette
“It's the best water you can drink,” my Aunt Mary Beth would say about the well when my family visited their farm near the Sierra Nevada foothills in Exeter, California, in the 1960s and 70s. It was an idyllic small farm with grape vines back by the ...

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Swamped: Rising seas to leave thousands of historical sites in the Southeast underwater - USA TODAY

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:47

USA TODAY

Swamped: Rising seas to leave thousands of historical sites in the Southeast underwater
USA TODAY
In the past 100 years, it has climbed about a foot or more in some U.S. cities because of ocean currents and land subsidence — 11 inches in New York and Boston, 12 in Charleston, 16 in Atlantic City, 18 in Norfolk and 25 in Galveston, Texas, according ...

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Water Matters — Nov. 29, 2017 — Well of gratitude - Sequim Gazette

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 05:03

Water Matters — Nov. 29, 2017 — Well of gratitude
Sequim Gazette
“It's the best water you can drink,” my Aunt Mary Beth would say about the well when my family visited their farm near the Sierra Nevada foothills in Exeter, California, in the 1960s and 70s. It was an idyllic small farm with grape vines back by the ...

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The land of the Vega Granada area subsides up to one centimeter per year as a result of the drought - Phys.Org

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 03:26

Phys.Org

The land of the Vega Granada area subsides up to one centimeter per year as a result of the drought
Phys.Org
This caused land subsidence of up to one centimeter per year in areas located north of Chauchina, the urban center of Santa Fe and east of Vegas del Genil, as well as in Atarfe and the south of Maracena. Interestingly, these areas coincide with a ...

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NASA study finds Virginia metropolitan area sinking unevenly - Xinhua

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 01:52

NASA study finds Virginia metropolitan area sinking unevenly
Xinhua
This phenomenon results from a combination of land subsidence, rising sea-levels, associated with global warming over long timescales and exacerbated by shifts of ocean dynamics on shorter timescales. Co-author Ben Hamlington from ODU said in a news ...

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The land of the Vega Granada area subsides up to one centimeter per year as a result of the drought - EurekAlert (press release)

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 07:48

EurekAlert (press release)

The land of the Vega Granada area subsides up to one centimeter per year as a result of the drought
EurekAlert (press release)
The results show that during the dry period 2003-2009 the aquifer was exploited with greater intensity in the area where the villages of Armilla, Atarfe, Chauchina and Santa Fe are located. This caused land subsidence of up to one centimeter per year ...

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Fresh cave-in at coal hub - The Telegraph

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:22

Fresh cave-in at coal hub
The Telegraph
Dhanbad: The nightmare of land subsidence is back to haunt Sudamdih, a colony of non-BCCL families some 25km from the coal capital. A 10-feet-wide and 10-feet-deep crater opened up suddenly in the residential-cum-mining hub around 10pm on Sunday ...

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From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's “Big Durian” be fixed? - eco-business.com

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 19:20

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From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's “Big Durian” be fixed?
eco-business.com
... issues that will be outlined in a first report due to be published in two weeks. Oswar Mungkasa, Jakarta's chief resilience officer, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation his city has at least three major problems: transportation, flooding and land ...

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