Man-induced land subsidence. edited by Thomas L. Holzer

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The Geological Society of America , Boulder
Subsidences (Earth movem
ContributionsHolzer, T.L.
LC ClassificationsTN 260 G4R4 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p.
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Open LibraryOL22002972M
ISBN 100813741068

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.

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Find more information about: edited by Thomas L. Holzer. Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Man-induced land subsidence". LAND SUBSIDENCE: CASE STUDIES AND CURRENT RESEARCH edited by James W.

Borchers. Land Subsidence is a worldwide problem. Under the auspices of the Association of Engineering Geologists, carefully selected experts contributed papers to this comprehensive compendium The contributors, from the United State & 10 other countries include practitioners, researchers, planners & Author: J.

Poland. 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.

Land subsidence is a vertical shift to the surface of the earth due to lack of carrying capacity of the land, excessive load or a combination of both caused by natural or manmade [9]. The causes Author: Brian Marker. Land Subsidence Case Studies and Current Research: Proceedings of the Dr.

Joseph F. Poland Symposium on Land Subsidence Edited by James W. Borchers U. Geological Survey Thomas L. Holzer 7 Mechanics of Aquifer Systems—The Scientific Legacy of Joseph F.

Poland Francis S. Riley 13 Tectonic Controls of Geomorphic Processes in a Land. Subsidence induced by underground extraction is a class of anthropogenic land subsidence that principally is caused by the withdrawal of subsurface fluids (groundwater, oil, and gas) and the.

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. Man-induced Land Subsidence, vol.

VI, Geological Society of America Reviews in Engineering Geology (), pp. /REG6-p67 Google Scholar Hu et al., Cited by: 6. 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. The increasing exploitation of subsurface fluids, such as water, oil, or natural gas, from basins filled with unconsolidated deposits of alluvial, lacustrine, or shallow marine origin, may cause the sinking or settlement of the land surface, a phenomenon known as land subsidence.

Subsidence profiles across 29 oil and gas fields in ‐km 2 Houston, Texas, regional subsidence area, which is caused by decline of ground‐water level, suggest that the contribution of petroleum withdrawal to local land subsidence is small. Despite large volumes of petroleum production, subsidence at most fields was not increased by oil and gas by:   Title: Land Subsidence: The Lowdown on the Draw-down The link between groundwater use and sinking landscapes * What is land subsidence, where does.

Thomas L. Holzer and Devin L. Galloway, Impacts of land subsidence caused by withdrawal of underground fluids in the United States, Reviews in Engineering Geology XVI: Humans as Geologic Agents, /(08), (), ().Cited by: Thomas L.

Holzer, Subsidence of Land Caused by Ground-Water Pumping, in GROUNDWATER: ALLOCATION, DEVELOPMENT AND POLLUTION (Natural Res. Law Ctr., Univ. of Colo. Sch. of Law ). Reproduced with permission of the Getches-Wilkinson Author: Thomas L. Holzer. extensive losses are caused by sinking of the land surface and subsequent permanent flooding that expands marine and intra-coastal water bodies at the expense of wetland resources.

A secondary response is accelerated wetland Robert A. Morton Julie C. Bernier John A. Barras Evidence of regional subsidence and associated interior wetland loss. Land subsidence in the United States L and subsidence is a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth’s surface owing to subsurface movement of earth materials.

Subsidence is a global problem and, in the United States, more t square miles in 45 States, an area roughly the size of New Hampshire and Vermont combined, have been di. Yes, land subsidence is responsible for you getting a little dizzy when you look at the first picture in the banner above, the one of a line of buildings.

The land these buildings sit on has fallen and compacted because large amounts of groundwater have been withdrawn from the aquifers below ground. Land subsidence is a human-induced event.

Suggested Citation:"THE SUBSIDENCE PROBLEM."National Research Council. Mitigating Losses from Land Subsidence in the United gton, DC: The. Full text of "An original history of the city of Gloucester, almost wholly compiled from new materials; supplying the numerous deficiencies, and correcting the errors, of preceding accounts; including also the original papers of the late Ralph Bigland, esq" See other formats.

Get this from a library. Mitigating losses from land subsidence in the United States. [David B Prior; Thomas L Holzer; National Research Council (U.S.).

Panel on Land Subsidence.; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Division of Natural Hazard Mitigation.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems.;].

cause of 2 m subsidence for a period of 30 years. Holzer et al. [3], Metzger et al. [4], Sneed et al. [5], Gabrysch, [6] and Galloway et al. [7] studied problems associated with land subsidence in Texas, California, Arizona, Ne-vada etc. in the United States of America.

Between andthe land subsidence in some parts of Greece. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Federlese - Philosophie-Podcast Being Martina DeepHire DeepCast Take Action Real Estate Investing with Lo Financial Access 2 Chocolate Cool Beans Straight White Men.

Land subsidence was once a major geo-hazard in the city of Shanghai, China. From tothe maximum cumulative land subsidence in the urban areas of China reached m. This large subsidence has resulted in high economic losses for Shanghai. The Regulation of Prevention and Control of Land Subsidence of Shanghai Municipality was published in (simply cited as the Cited by: 3.

Previous Land Subsidence titles in the same series: LAND SUBSIDENCE. Tokyo Symposium Vols 1 and 2 Pubis no.

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88 and no. 89 (), price $8 each LAND SUBSIDENCE. Proceedings of the Anaheim Symposium, December PubL no. (), price $30 LAND SUBSIDENCE edited by A.

Johnson, Laura Carbognin & L. Ubertini. Land subsidence due to groundwater withdrawal from the semi-confined aquifers of southwestern Flanders L.

Lebbe 47 Land subsidence due to groundwater withdrawal in Hanoi, Vietnam Tung Q. Nguyen & Donald C. Helm 55 Land subsidence and well failure in the Belridge Diatomite Oil Field, Kern County, California. Land Subsidence and Ground-Water Pumping: Outline. By Thomas L. Holzer. Abstract.

10 pages. Contains research sources Topics: aquifer, San Joaquin Author: Thomas L. Holzer. Land Subsidence: Bibliography of Selected USGS References Selected Books, Chapters, and Meeting Proceedings by USGS Authors Borchers, Jim, Galloway, Devin, Phipps, Harrison, and Thomas, Ann,Land subsidence - an often overlooked consequence of our water-use practices: Hydrovisions, 8(2), p.

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7 Review of methods to control or arrest subsidence, by Joseph F. Poland and Working Group (file size 19 kb) Part II Case histories of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal Includes Chapters (all the case studies) (file size mb) 8 Types of land subsidence, by .The following genetic classification of land subsidence (Fig.

1) was originally proposed at the 24th International Geologic Congress in Montreal, Canada (Prokopovich, ), and repeated with minor modification at the International Conference on Evaluation and Prediction of Subsidence File Size: 1MB.Subsidence is the sudden sinking or gradual downward settling of the ground's surface with little or no horizontal motion.

The definition of subsidence is not restricted by the rate, magnitude, or area involved in the downward movement. It may be caused by natural processes or by human activities.