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Man-induced land subsidence

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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineering geology.,
  • Subsidences (Earth movements)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Thomas L. Holzer.
    SeriesReviews in engineering geology ;, v. 6
    ContributionsHolzer, Thomas L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA705 .R4 vol. 6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2854435M
    ISBN 100813741068
    LC Control Number84016881

    The land subsidence with an average velocity of 2 mm/years during the time period – covers an area of 95 km 2. At first we will briefly characterise the geographic and geological setting of the ROI. The use of C- and X-band sensors has allowed quantifying the natural and man-induced components of the present land subsidence. The “present natural” subsidence rate of the “historical center of Venice” averages – mm/yr consistently with the “geological” subsidence of the “Venice area” of ~ mm/yr 2, 5 and ~ mm.

    Land subsidence is the main source of relative sea-level rise in the Mekong delta and is caused by various driving processes: i.e. natural processes like tectonics and natural compaction of the Holocene sediments (Zoccarato et al ) and human-induced processes driven by amongst others groundwater extraction (Erban et al , Minderhoud et. Subsidence induced by underground extraction is a class of human-induced (anthropogenic) land subsidence that principally is caused by the withdrawal of subsurface fluids (groundwater, oil, and gas) or by the underground mining of coal and other minerals.

      1. Introduction [2] Land subsidence is the result of a variety of subsurface displacement mechanisms, both natural and man‐induced. Natural subsidence develops on geological time scales at rates of a few millimeters per year. Human related processes occur on much shorter time scales with higher rates of up to tens of centimeters per year. Material Basis Causing Land Subsidence New Tectonic Movement Global Sea Level Rise Natural Subsidence of Soft Foundation Excessive Exploitation of Underground Flow Local Subsidence Caused by Construction Engineering Risk of Land Subsidence in Coastal Areas


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In fact, land subsidence has been caused by man’s activities in at least 37 of the 50 states of the United States and affects more t km2 in this country alone. Data from a few sites where economic impact is documented suggest a total annual cost to the nation of more than $ million; worldwide, the total economic impact is astounding and growing.

Man Induced Land Subsidence (Reviews in Engineering Geology) [Holzer, Thomas L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Man Induced Land Subsidence (Reviews in Engineering Geology)4/5(1). Man-Induced Land Subsidence, Reviews in Engineering Geology Volume VI [Editor Thomas L.

Holzer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Organic soil subsidence occurs mainly with drainage and development of peat for agriculture. Subsidence occurs either from densification (loss of buoyancy, shrinkage, and compaction) or from actual loss of mass (biological oxidation, burning, hydrolysis and leaching, Man-induced land subsidence book, and mining).

Densification usully occurs soon after drainage is established. Subsidence in surface mining areas is caused by compaction of rehandled overburden material (spoil), dewatering of aquifers near surface mines, and (or) stress and strain readjustments.

Depressions (troughs), cracks, and pits (sinkholes) can occur under either underground or surface mining procedures. Land Subsidence Induced by the Engineering-Environmental Effect Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

Edition by Zhen-Dong Cui (Author)Format: Paperback. Ground failures, ranging from long tension cracks or fissures to surface faults, are caused by man-induced water-level declines in more than 14 areas in the contiguous United States.

These failures are associated with land subsidence caused by compaction of underlying unconsolidated sediment. This book brings forward the concept of the geology-environmental capacity of ground buildings.

It quantifies the geology-environmental capacity of ground buildings by analyzing the main factors of land subsidence and setting up the evaluation system. In this paper, the characteristics, formation conditions and influence factors of land subsidence in Daxing new town were described.

Using Modflow software, land subsidence calculation model was established, and the land subsidence trends were predicted, which provides basis for the construction, planning and land subsidence control of the new.

Abstract. Subsidence induced by underground extraction is a class of anthropogenic land subsidence that principally is caused by the withdrawal of subsurface fluids (groundwater, oil. In this section, the different types of land subsidence are discussed. They are separated into natural causes and man-induced causes.

The natural causes are mainly geological causes, such as formations of caves, sinkholes, and karst topography. The man-induced causes are mainly mining or fluid withdrawal (groundwater and/or oil or gas). Field-based computational techniques for predicting subsidence due to fluid withdrawal --Subsidence over oil and gas fields --Subsidence due to geothermal fluid withdrawal --Ground failure induced by ground-water withdrawal from unconsolidated sediment --Organic soil subsidence --Coal mine subsidence?eastern United States --Coal mine subsidence?western United States --Sinkholes.

Monitoring site Road Railway Cumulative subsidence (mm) Cumulative subsidence (mm) Fig. 4 Land subsidence patterns in and respectively L3 A17 A12 A10 A6 A5 B4 B2 Monitoring sites Fig. 5 Observed (,and ) and predicted () land surface heights at sites along the L3-B2 profile shown in Fig.

Recently, he edited the book Man‐Induced Land Subsidence which was published by the Geological Society of America. Before joining the USGS inhe taught hydrogeology at the University of Connecticut and conducted research on ground‐water quality. In book: Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences.

a compaction of the depleted formations which migrates totally or partially to the ground surface thus inducing anthropogenic land subsidence. Characterization of regional land subsidence induced by groundwater withdrawals in Tehran, Iran Masoud Mahmoudpour 1, Mashalah Khamehchiyan 1 *, Mohammad Reza Nikudel 1.

Subsidence induced by underground extraction is a class of human-induced (anthropogenic) land subsidence that principally is caused by the withdrawal of subsurface fluids (groundwater, oil, and gas) or by the underground mining of coal and other minerals.

Man-induced land subsidence is either due to the removal of groundwater in the agricultural areas or to wetting of unstable soils. Dhahran, pp.

rCAUSES OF LAND SUBSIDENCE IN THE. He has conducted research on land subsidence caused by withdrawal of ground water since He has published extensively on the subject and consulted to numerous governmental agencies and foreign governments.

Recently, he edited the book Man‐Induced Land Subsidence which was published by the Geological Society of America. Mine subsidence is the settlement of a part of the Earth's crust due to removal of subsurface solids or underground excavation.

Settlements may vary in magnitude from complete collapse or substantial lowering to small distrotions of the ground surface. Mine subsidence control is the use of techniques to prevent or reduce subsidence movements to avoid or minimize damage to surface structures.

Inter-Agency Committee on Land Subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley, Progress Report on Land-Subsidence Investigations in the San Joaquin Valley, California, Through Sacramento, CA: United States Geological Survey/Inter-Agency Committee on Land Subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley.

Google Scholar. Land subsidence in China occurs in cities and industrial complexes located along the coastal plains of eastern China, and in the alluvial plains along the big rivers. Young sediments (Miocene age and younger) are unconsolidated and interspersed with aquitards of fine-grained clay and shale.

Unregulated withdrawal of water from these areas resulted in subsidence that was noted in the early .COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.