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Research on oyster habitats continues debate over possible damage from river diversions - The Advocate

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 19:17

The Advocate

Research on oyster habitats continues debate over possible damage from river diversions
The Advocate
Coastal communities that are home to oyster farmers face the double whammy of rising sea levels due to global warming and land subsidence. The state's 50-year plan to save those communities — those that can be saved — relies heavily on freshwater ...

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Traffic panel talks stop signs on 11th - The Daily Times

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:10

Traffic panel talks stop signs on 11th
The Daily Times
Two stop signs were placed on Weir Avenue one year ago, as a result of a land subsidence on Pennsylvania Avenue which forced the area to be used as a detour, increasing the amount of traffic. In recent months, city resident Robert Pendergrass has ...

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Tiny Timbulsloko fights back in face of Indonesia's 'ecological disaster' - Asia Pacific Report

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:07

Tiny Timbulsloko fights back in face of Indonesia's 'ecological disaster'
Asia Pacific Report
Drone views of the village of Timbulsloko showing the scale of coastal erosion and sinking flatlands in an area that once used to to be rice fields on the edge of the Central Java city of Semarang. Source: CoREM. Video: David Robie's Café Pacific. By ...

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Water in an Uncertain Future: Planning the New Normal - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:27

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Water in an Uncertain Future: Planning the New Normal
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
After a four-year drought from 2013 to 2016 and an unprecedented rainy winter in 2017, I'm hoping for a normal winter and not another year of water rationing, land subsidence, dead or dying forests, flooding, infrastructure failures, or transportation ...

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How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta - DAWN.com

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 19:06

DAWN.com

How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta
DAWN.com
But it is shrinking rapidly owing to decreasing river flows to the delta, land subsidence, a rise in sea level, low rainfall because of climate change, and surface and subsurface seawater intrusion. The US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water ...

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Wardwell letter: Climate change - Idaho Statesman

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:59

Wardwell letter: Climate change
Idaho Statesman
Climate change does not directly cause hurricanes, but scientists know that consequences of sea-level rise, warmer oceans and increased atmospheric moisture are undeniable climate change factors (in addition to land subsidence from oil extraction) that ...

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Tracing Water's Path Through the Santa Clara Valley Aquifer - Eos

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 05:58

Eos

Tracing Water's Path Through the Santa Clara Valley Aquifer
Eos
When an aquifer—a system of porous rocks that allow water to flow through them—reaches an all-time-low water level, large areas above it experience land subsidence. Subsidence is deeply damaging to infrastructure, such as buildings and roads, and can ...

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Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages - ANTARA

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:11

Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence. Ministrys Deputy for ...

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Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages - ANTARA

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:11

Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence. Ministrys Deputy for ...

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Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages - ANTARA

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:11

Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence. Ministrys Deputy for ...

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MBAM: Push construction industry further to spur state's growth - The Borneo Post

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 18:03

The Borneo Post

MBAM: Push construction industry further to spur state's growth
The Borneo Post
He said Sibu is located on peat swamp land, and land subsidence has push up the costs of construction. Nevertheless, he hoped the building contractors would continue to be committed to quality service and fair pricing besides practising fast delivery ...

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UK researchers create world's first country-wide land subsidence map - The Engineer

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 06:01

The Engineer

UK researchers create world's first country-wide land subsidence map
The Engineer
The technology behind the map could help developers of energy and transport infrastructure – such as the impending HS2 project – improve their understanding of land subsidence and mitigate against the risks this poses at a far earlier stage in a ...

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Research & Commentary: Land Subsidence, Not Climate Change, Is the Cause of Water Intrusion in and Around ... - The Heartland Institute

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:26

Research & Commentary: Land Subsidence, Not Climate Change, Is the Cause of Water Intrusion in and Around ...
The Heartland Institute
says the available research indicates water intrusion problems in the area around the Chesapeake Bay are not due to sea-level rise induced by anthropogenic (man-caused) global warming, “but primarily to land subsidence due to groundwater depletion and, ...

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How Will Climate Change Affect the United States in Decades to Come? - Eos

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:23

How Will Climate Change Affect the United States in Decades to Come?
Eos
For the first time in the NCA process, sea level rise projections incorporate geographic variation based on factors such as local land subsidence, ocean currents, and changes in Earth's gravitational field. In an examination of potential risks, the ...

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Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:35
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Monitoring Coastal Zone Changes from Space - Eos

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 05:26

Eos

Monitoring Coastal Zone Changes from Space
Eos
Net subsidence and the resilience of many of the world's significant deltas (home to millions of people, infrastructure, and significant food supply) are the summed response to sediment supply, land subsidence in response to water and hydrocarbon ...

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Three Kings dairies get CDFA methane grants - Hanford Sentinel

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 02:35

Hanford Sentinel

Three Kings dairies get CDFA methane grants
Hanford Sentinel
Voters could approve a state water bond next June that would earmark $750 million for repairs to the Friant Kern Canal to fix damage from land subsidence. The capacity of the key irrigation canal that feeds a million acres of farmland has been cut by ...

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Our say: Keeping Annapolis above water not a metaphor - CapitalGazette.com

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 02:03

Our say: Keeping Annapolis above water not a metaphor
CapitalGazette.com
And between sea-level rise and land subsidence, things will get steadily wetter. Private and government studies predict anywhere from double to quadruple the number of flood days by 2050. Short of breaking out gondolas and repackaging Annapolis as ...

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Saving Coastal Communities Requires a Community-Based Approach - BRINK

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 22:02

BRINK

Saving Coastal Communities Requires a Community-Based Approach
BRINK
The worst is yet to come for many at-risk communities, especially those on the coast and exposed to multiple hazards such as coastal erosion, land subsidence and sea level rise in addition to hurricanes and storm surges of increasing frequency and ...

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HCM City aims to reduce groundwater use - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 20:16

http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

HCM City aims to reduce groundwater use
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City is considering an eight-year plan to reduce the exploitation of groundwater resources in an aim to protect residents' health and avoid risks of land subsidence. The city's Department of Natural Resources and ...

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