Subsidence is the motion of a surface (usually, the Earth's surface) as it shifts
downward relative to a datum such as sea-level. The opposite of subsidence is ...
Land subsidence and relation to withdrawals of groundwater, from the USGS
Water Science School.
Land subsidence is a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface
owing to subsurface movement of earth materials. Subsidence is a global
USGS Fact Sheet-165-00 - Land Subsidence in the U.S. (USGS - U.S. Geological
Survey Office of Groundwater)
Jun 29, 2016 ... Land subsidence—the loss of surface elevation due to removal of subsurface
support—occurs in nearly every state in the United States.
Land subsidence is the lowering of the land-surface elevation from changes that
take place underground. Common causes of land subsidence from human ...
Mine Subsidence Insurance, a non-profit fund administered by the ... For more
information on mine subsidence go to Techincal Guide to Mine Subsidence.
Subsidence is the sinking or settling of the ground surface. It can occur by a
number of methods. Ground subsidence can result from the settlement of native
Nov 3, 2016 ... Subsidence hazards involve either the sudden collapse of the ground to form a
depression or the slow subsidence or compaction of the ...
Jul 2, 2015 ... Land subsidence is a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface
due to the removal or movement of subsurface earth material.