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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The Coal Authority has confirmed it has identified the main cause of the subsidence on the Bayfield estate in West Allotment.
The water-level and compaction data provided by the USGS is absolutely critical for water managers and planners to make informed resource management decisions throughout the region, said Mike Turco, general manager of the Harris Galveston and Fort Bend Subsidence Districts.
Moving far from the subsidence raises the question of whether the farmers can get as much new land of the same quality as the old land for farming.
Keywords: Subsidence SAR Interferometry Sentinel-1 TerraSAR-X Mining
The objective of this study was to measure the land subsidence in Quetta valley and identify the effects of groundwater withdrawals on land subsidence.
Subsidence plaster or brickwork, they're not necessarily a sign of subsidence, as cracks can be caused by all sorts of things and are often nothing to worry about.
3 IF you see cracks in plaster or brickwork, they're not necessarily a sign of subsidence, as cracks can be caused by all sorts of things and are often nothing to worry about.
If we don't stop the groundwater extraction by providing a piped water supply, the subsidence will continue,' says Van den Boomen.
Results of the investigation of the BC geologists did not cite the typhoon, with its 736 millimeters of rain in a 24-hour period - equivalent to the average amount of rainfall in this province in a month - as the cause for the ground subsidence that threatened to collapse the entire community in Barangay Virac and displaced 170 families.
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.
Werner told Construction Week that subsidence was a general, rather than a specific, risk of groundwater depletion, depending on soil types.
In this way it is trying to remake the natural reality and to control the variables which are involved in subsidence and SHAGH by using the modeling of groundwater aquifer in small and miniature scale.
The fear was the combined effects of vibration, dust, noise and subsidence on the manufacturing processes.
The geological phenomenon, unique to this part of Texas because of the makeup of the aquifer's clay layers, is known as subsidence.