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Subsidence - Wikipedia

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Subsidence is the motion of a surface (usually, the Earth's surface) as it shifts downward ... In this way, land subsidence has the potential of becoming self- perpetuating, having rates up to 5 ...

Land subsidence, USGS Water Science School

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Oct 27, 2016 ... Land subsidence and relation to withdrawals of groundwater, from the USGS Water Science School.

Causes & Effects of Land Subsidence | USGS California Water ...

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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 - Water Education Foundation

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Land subsidence is the lowering of the land-surface elevation due to changes that take place underground. Throughout California, subsidence has damaged ...

Santa Clara Valley Land Subsidence

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Only through extensive groundwater recharge has land subsidence been curtailed. Groundwater Abundance Flanked by mountains on either side, the Santa ...

Land Subsidence - Arkansas Geological Survey

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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  ...

The Earth is Falling! – Land Subsidence and Water Management in ...

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Dec 27, 2015 ... Most land subsidence occurs the first time groundwater is drawn down to a new level. Compaction occurs as water flows from clays in the ...

Land Subsidence - UCCE Tehama County

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LAND SUBSIDENCE: WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF GROUNDWATER. MANAGEMENT? Allan Fulton1 , in cooperation with the ...

The Hidden Costs of Groundwater Overdraft - Water in the West

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Sep 9, 2014 ... Less obvious are the indirect consequences of groundwater overdraft, which include land subsidence and infrastructure damage, harm to ...

Summary of Recent, Historical, and Estimated Potential for Future ...

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Inelastic land subsidence (subsidence) caused by groundwater extraction is a ... In general, the areas with a higher estimated potential for future subsidence are ...

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Land Subsidence From Ground-Water Pumping

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Land subsidence is the lowering of the land-surface elevation from changes that take place underground. Common causes of land subsidence from human ...

USGS Groundwater Information: Land Subsidence

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Sep 16, 2013 ... Land subsidence is a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface owing to subsurface movement of earth materials. Subsidence is ...

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

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