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Mission Bay is Sinking - The Potrero View

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:01

Mission Bay is Sinking
The Potrero View
A University of California, Berkeley geophysicist, Roland Bürgmann, recently published a paper in ScienceAdvances that concluded that land subsidence will exacerbate sea level rise risks in many parts of the Bay Area. He and fellow researchers ...

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Prefab designs: Made in Asia, for Asia - CNN

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:47

CNN

Prefab designs: Made in Asia, for Asia
CNN
"Half of those households are living within temporary walls, and one tenth are under temporary roofs. "Ironically, poor structures result in high maintenance costs. Many structures are damaged due to land subsidence and the harsh tropical weather. In ...

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Natural Hazards of Arizona Viewer - lakepowelllife

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:37

Natural Hazards of Arizona Viewer
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The original interactive Natural Hazard Viewer focused on four geologic hazards: young faults and earthquakes, earth fissures, floods, and wildfires. The revised version includes a landslide theme displaying the distribution and extent of more than 8 ...

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NWRB slaps Pepsi Cola with P11.8-million fine for illegal deep wells - Business Mirror

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 05:57

NWRB slaps Pepsi Cola with P11.8-million fine for illegal deep wells
Business Mirror
Citing a 2004 study commissioned by the NWRB, Antiporda said the groundwater in the area was already “critical,” and its extraction has been causing land subsidence. As such, the NWRB has decided to stop the issuance of permits for groundwater ...

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Public lava viewing area far-off; officials still in 'emergency mode' - West Hawaii Today

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 03:09

West Hawaii Today

Public lava viewing area far-off; officials still in 'emergency mode'
West Hawaii Today
He said the amount of land subsidence or loss of volume at the summit is estimated to be about 267 million cubic meters, which reflects a “huge amount of magma that is leaving the system.” It's not known, however, if that magma has or will make it to ...

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Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:31
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Letters Best education is worth investment - Palm Beach Post - Palm Beach Post

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:13

Letters Best education is worth investment - Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach Post
Best education is worth investment The letter “Why should I pay more for sch...

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Letters Best education is worth investment - MyPalmBeachPost

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:09

MyPalmBeachPost

Letters Best education is worth investment
MyPalmBeachPost
Unmentioned in your recent piece on rising seas was the subject of land subsidence, or sinking. This is possibly as important a contributor to “sunny day” flooding as the effect of rising water levels. The greater Norfolk area (Hampton Roads and ...

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Flooding on the rise across Delmarva, but not just because of rain - Delmarva Daily Times

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:43

Delmarva Daily Times

Flooding on the rise across Delmarva, but not just because of rain
Delmarva Daily Times
Kerri Bunting was in Ocean City on June 9 when the rains came. "Between where you come onto St. Louis Avenue after the underpass, and until 1st Street, it was at least 2 feet," said the Willards resident. "Around 3 p.m., many people were turning around ...

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Toxic Trap: Groundwater Overpumping Boosts Arsenic in California Aquifer - News Deeply

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:02

News Deeply

Toxic Trap: Groundwater Overpumping Boosts Arsenic in California Aquifer
News Deeply
The study concluded that, “Land subsidence due to overpumping increases the probability that groundwater is contaminated beyond the [World Health Organization] drinking water standard by a factor of two to three for the San Joaquin Valley.” The World ...

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Natural disaster forecasting to be mapped - Viet Nam News

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:30

Viet Nam News

Natural disaster forecasting to be mapped
Viet Nam News
The programme will determine floods, land subsidence and landslides in midlands and mountainous regions in addition to hail storms, heat waves, tornados, droughts, lightning, severe cold, rimes, earthquakes and tsunamis. Dũng urged the Ministry of ...

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Tiburon seeks to join suit against 43-home plan - Marin Independent Journal

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 11:00

Marin Independent Journal

Tiburon seeks to join suit against 43-home plan
Marin Independent Journal
... currently inhabit the undeveloped property, proceeding without full analysis of potential fire impacts, and potential land subsidence issues that could result from developing on a property that has a history of landslides,” he wrote. “The town ...

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Tiburon seeks to join suit against 43-home plan - Marin Independent Journal

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:50

Marin Independent Journal

Tiburon seeks to join suit against 43-home plan
Marin Independent Journal
... currently inhabit the undeveloped property, proceeding without full analysis of potential fire impacts, and potential land subsidence issues that could result from developing on a property that has a history of landslides,” he wrote. “The town ...

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The world's highest, and most reckless, user of groundwater - Times of India

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 19:44

Times of India

The world's highest, and most reckless, user of groundwater
Times of India
Land subsidence due to groundwater pumping is a problem threatening several Asian cities. Beijing, Jakarta, Dhaka, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai in the recent past, and Tokyo in the 1960s-1970s have all faced the problem. Experts now predict that ...

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Barapukuria - The Daily Star (satire)

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:12

The Daily Star (satire)

Barapukuria
The Daily Star (satire)
Initially, the mine authorities had used steel grates and tree trunks to support the cavities, but they did away with this practice eventually as it was "expensive". Land subsidence also caused many rice fields to sink 8-10 feet low, creating large ...

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Decades of Satellite Data Reveal Devastating Land Changes in The Largest US State - ScienceAlert

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:27

Decades of Satellite Data Reveal Devastating Land Changes in The Largest US State
ScienceAlert
Meanwhile, other areas are getting wetter, with melting permafrost leading to surface water gains, as well as land subsidence and ground collapses. Scientists are particularly concerned about these issues, as melting permafrost could unleash huge ...

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'Clear-sky' flooding worsens across US as sea levels rise, report says - 13newsnow.com WVEC

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:15

13newsnow.com WVEC

'Clear-sky' flooding worsens across US as sea levels rise, report says
13newsnow.com WVEC
In addition to sea-level rise, the loss of natural barriers and land subsidence — a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface because of underground movement of soil, rock and other materials — also contributes to flooding. The ...

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'Clear-sky' flooding worsens across US as sea levels rise, report says - KARE11.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:11

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'Clear-sky' flooding worsens across US as sea levels rise, report says
KARE11.com
In addition to sea-level rise, the loss of natural barriers and land subsidence — a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface because of underground movement of soil, rock and other materials — also contributes to flooding. The ...

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Too much pumping gets arsenic into drinking water - Futurity: Research News

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:02

Futurity: Research News

Too much pumping gets arsenic into drinking water
Futurity: Research News
The research team analyzed arsenic data for hundreds of wells in two different drought periods alongside centimeter-level estimates of land subsidence, or sinking, captured by satellites. They found that when land in the San Joaquin Valley's Tulare ...
Groundwater Pumping Can Increase Arsenic Levels in Irrigation and ...R & D Magazine

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Letter: Groundwater removal - Charleston Post Courier

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 20:33

Letter: Groundwater removal
Charleston Post Courier
While it's critical that water removal be balanced against aquifer replenishment rates, missing from this article was a mention of another detrimental effect of excessive groundwater removal — land subsidence — a side effect that has plagued the ...

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