subsidence


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the act or process of becoming less active or intense

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an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

a gradual sinking to a lower level

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the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

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Geoinvestigate, based on Terry Dicken Industrial Estate, investigates sites for new builds, house extensions, building subsidence and land contamination, with expert geologists and engineers from the firm's three ground investigation offices in the Northeast, Cumbria and Reading being called on regularly to investigate sites.
1) Should subsidence in Jakarta continue unabated, the city could sink up to 6 m by the end of the century, according to JanJaap Brinkman, a water management specialist with Deltares Research Institute in Delft, the Netherlands.
He warned: "That will cause land subsidence, which could have a big impact on construction and roads.
As I wrote not so very long ago, simple logic would suggest that a property that has been properly underpinned should actually be a safer bet than the one next door which hasn't - not least from the point of view of subsidence insurance.
The Contractor will perform professional and technical services in the area of the ground subsidence, on an as-needed basis to support the Authority in the development, construction, operation and maintenance of proposed California High-Speed Rail System.
The subsidence phenomenon is one of the geomorphology phenomenon on which a part of the earth's crust is sinking and it has been taken into consideration of the domestic and foreign researchers.
But recent subsidence has caused problems to the roof of this much photographed structure, causing serious water ingress.
The homeowner affected by the sinkholes will receive compensation from the Mine Subsidence Compensation Act for the damage.
If this rich seam is their target, then their proposal to explore in the area stated would suggest that they believe that subsidence is a great threat.
The geological phenomenon, unique to this part of Texas because of the makeup of the aquifer's clay layers, is known as subsidence.
Another cause, subsidence, is defined as "the downward movement of a building and its foundation caused by a loss of support of the site beneath the foundation".
THE idea of your home having subsidence is pretty scary, and dry spells like the one we're having make it even more likely.
THE idea of your homJULIA GRAY e having subsidence is pretty scary, and dry spells like the one we're having make it even more likely.
estimates around 70% of subsidence is caused by tree roots, which is why you may want to thinsk twice before planting a tree near your home or buying somewhere with a sizeable tree close to it.