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Groundwater use continues in HCM City - VietNamNet Bridge

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:42

VietNamNet Bridge

Groundwater use continues in HCM City
VietNamNet Bridge
VietNamNet Bridge – With warnings about the ill effects of groundwater on users' health and possible land subsidence due to overexploitation of water, 10 years ago HCM City authorities had adopted policies to reduce the use of groundwater.

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USGS Tidal Network Monitoring Elevated Water Levels Off Hampton Roads - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:05

USGS Tidal Network Monitoring Elevated Water Levels Off Hampton Roads
United States Geological Survey (press release)
The tide gauges in the network, which span across almost a dozen cities and counties in the area, measures continuous water levels every six minutes in areas where land subsidence – the gradual caving in or sinking of land – and sea level rise are ...

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Sea level change - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:25

Sea level change
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
However, as continents move and glacial isostatic adjustment occurs, there could be some reason to study land subsidence. There does not seem to be any need for alarm bells to be ringing for the foreseeable future, but future planning is a necessary ...

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Opinion: Stop this huge carbon emissions polluter–Delta islands farming - The Mercury News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:35

The Mercury News

Opinion: Stop this huge carbon emissions polluter–Delta islands farming
The Mercury News
Due to this land subsidence, early levee construction techniques and rising ocean levels, the levees are vulnerable to large earthquakes from faults that are close to the Delta. Like land subsidence, sea level rise may be slow-moving, but its ...

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Coastal States Can Restore Wetlands to Fight Floods, Scientists Say - Bloomberg BNA

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 21:03

Coastal States Can Restore Wetlands to Fight Floods, Scientists Say
Bloomberg BNA
Louisiana's 2017 coastal restoration plan offers a 50-year blueprint for the state to restore a coastline that has been devastated by hurricanes, land subsidence and other factors, said Gerald Galloway, a research engineering professor at University of ...

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Land Subsidence in Qazvin Worsens - Financial Tribune

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:32

Financial Tribune

Land Subsidence in Qazvin Worsens
Financial Tribune
L and subsidence caused by the decline in the level of groundwater resources has been a growing phenomenon in Qazvin Province and is expected to cause irreparable damage to the environment if it is not addressed in time. According to Abdolhossein ...

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Wolverhampton war hero graves 'not a fitting resting place' - expressandstar.com

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 00:33

expressandstar.com

Wolverhampton war hero graves 'not a fitting resting place'
expressandstar.com
He added: "A combination of land subsidence and vandalism over the last few years has left some graves and tombs in a dangerous condition and in my mind a hazard to members of the public walking through the yard. "The graveyard is closed and the ...

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In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim? - The Guam Daily Post

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 07:04

The Guam Daily Post

In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?
The Guam Daily Post
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...

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Climate science versus climate panic - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 01:03

Climate science versus climate panic
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
Coastal flooding in Miami and elsewhere is caused mainly by land subsidence due to excessive water extraction and the weight of surface structures. Data show no upward trend in either droughts or wildfires in the U.S.. The litany of “climate disasters ...

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Moot discusses new protected areas after Astola declaration - The Nation

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 18:31

Moot discusses new protected areas after Astola declaration
The Nation
The focus, it was noted, was to assess tidal inundation and sediment monitoring to gauge land subsidence. “Research confirms that human interference is sinking deltas four times faster than the rise in sea level,” NIO added. The representative of the ...

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FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim? - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 00:35

Thomson Reuters Foundation

FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim?
Thomson Reuters Foundation
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...
FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan ...Thomson Reuters Foundation

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FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim? - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 00:30

Thomson Reuters Foundation

FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim?
Thomson Reuters Foundation
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...

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FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim? - Reuters

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 00:01

FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim?
Reuters
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...

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In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim? - Reuters

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 00:01

In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?
Reuters
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...

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FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim? - Reuters

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 23:19

FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim?
Reuters
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...

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FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim? - Reuters Africa

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 23:06

FEATURE-In flood-prone Jakarta, will "Giant Sea Wall" plan sink or swim?
Reuters Africa
But an ambitious plan to build a giant wall to keep out the encroaching sea has come under fire from fishermen who fear for their catches and homes, and water experts who say it doesn't do enough to tackle land subsidence. The city's northern areas ...

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Mapping out the next steps after natural disasters on coastlines - Arizona State University

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:10

Arizona State University

Mapping out the next steps after natural disasters on coastlines
Arizona State University
A: I will be working on mapping the U.S. coasts and studying the coastal land subsidence as well as the impact of sea-level rise on coastal flooding. NASA will use this data to inform local and national public authorities so that they can plan for ...

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:01

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
PCI Geomatics, developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, released Service Pack 1 for Geomatica 2017 which is the latest version of the company's complete and integrated desktop, geo-image processing software featuring ...

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:01

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
PCI Geomatics, developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, released Service Pack 1 for Geomatica 2017 which is the latest version of the company's complete and integrated desktop, geo-image processing software featuring ...

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PCI Geomatics Releases Geomatica 2017, Service Pack 1 - GISuser.com (press release)

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:20

PCI Geomatics Releases Geomatica 2017, Service Pack 1
GISuser.com (press release)
The InSAR add-on for measuring land subsidence, uplift and analysis, also introduced this year, gains support for three additional interferometric sensors and stripmap formats. With SP1, Geomatica 2017 users can now work with a suite of new sensors ...

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