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 ...
May 2, 2016 ... Land subsidence and relation to withdrawals of groundwater, from the USGS
Water Science School.
Land subsidence is the lowering of the land-surface elevation from changes that
take place underground. Common causes of land subsidence from human ...
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
Only through extensive groundwater recharge has land subsidence been
curtailed. Groundwater Abundance Flanked by mountains on either side, the
Apr 4, 2014 ... Full Report of Findings / April 2014. Land Subsidence from Groundwater Use in
California. James W. Borchers • Michael Carpenter.
Land subsidence can result from fluid (e.g. groundwater, petroleum) withdrawal
in weakly consolidated materials. The loss of fluid causes consolidation of the ...
Jul 24, 2014 ... This report highlights the current and historical impacts of land subsidence in the
San Joaquin. Valley due to groundwater pumping and makes ...
Mar 27, 2015 ... Land subsidence caused by groundwater withdrawal poses a significant threat to
governments, businesses, and the general public.
LAND SUBSIDENCE: WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF
GROUNDWATER. MANAGEMENT? Allan Fulton1 , in cooperation with the ...