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Groundwater-related subsidence - Wikipedia


Groundwater-related subsidence is the subsidence (or the sinking) of land resulting from groundwater extraction, and a major problem in the developing world ...

Land subsidence, USGS Water Science School


Dec 9, 2016 ... Land subsidence and relation to withdrawals of groundwater, from the USGS Water Science School.

USGS Groundwater Information: Land Subsidence


Dec 29, 2016 ... Land subsidence is a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface owing to subsurface movement of earth materials. Subsidence is ...

Land Subsidence From Ground-Water Pumping


Dec 9, 2016 ... Land subsidence is the lowering of the land-surface elevation from changes that take place underground. Common causes of land subsidence ...

Geologic Hazards: What You Need to Know about Land Subsidence ...


Aug 29, 2016 ... Land subsidence caused by groundwater withdrawal poses a significant threat to governments, businesses, and the general public.

Land Subsidence - Arkansas Geological Survey


Land subsidence is defined as the lowering of the land surface. Many different factors can cause the land surface to subside. Subsidence can occur rapidly due  ...

What is land subsidence? - San Jacinto River Authority


Land subsidence occurs when large amounts of groundwater have been excessively withdrawn from an aquifer. The clay layers within the aquifer compact and ...

California | What is land subsidence? - USA Today


Dec 10, 2015 ... Land subsidence is explained by Michelle Sneed of the USGS.

Land subsidence in Bangkok, Thailand - ScienceDirect


Land subsidence from deep well pumping has been affecting Bangkok for the past 35 years. Its impact is particularly critical because of the flat low-lying topog.

Land Subsidence FAQ's – Fort Bend Subsidence District


Land subsidence is sinking of the land surface. The elevation of the land surface is lowered by compressing the many layers of clay beneath the land surface.