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In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking? - The Hindu

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:33

In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking?
The Hindu
Retired geologist from Andhra University, G. Krishna Rao, who has worked in the area for over 30 years, and trained in field surveys, told The Hindu that land subsidence could be a greater threat to the eastern coast with its fertile river deltas than ...

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In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking? - The Hindu

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 20:47

The Hindu

In KG basin, is the sea rising or land sinking?
The Hindu
Retired geologist from Andhra University, G. Krishna Rao, who has worked in the area for over 30 years, and trained in field surveys, told The Hindu that land subsidence could be a greater threat to the eastern coast with its fertile river deltas than ...

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Letter: Reflecting on global warming - Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:22

Letter: Reflecting on global warming
Virginian-Pilot
It's designed to restock the Potomac Aquifer with drinkable water and also might be an important step in mitigating land subsidence due to excessive groundwater withdrawal. The problem of global sea level rise would remain, but if SWIFT is successful, ...

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Counting the cost of storms in Wairoa - Gisborne Herald

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:57

Gisborne Herald

Counting the cost of storms in Wairoa
Gisborne Herald
Land subsidence was also a factor.” Mr Stewart said restoration efforts have been hampered by problems with access, with many roads impassable for days. Wairoa's power remained on, but numerous small, rural areas were affected by power outages that ...

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Why ignore good science from Filipinos? - Inquirer.net

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:12

Why ignore good science from Filipinos?
Inquirer.net
In 2006, he and I published in the international journal “Disasters” a paper titled “Global sea-level rise is recognized, but flooding from anthropogenic land subsidence is ignored around northern Manila Bay, Philippines.” That article reported that ...

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Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage - VietNamNet Bridge

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:20

VietNamNet Bridge

Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage
VietNamNet Bridge
Prof Dr Le Anh Tuan of Can Tho University's Climate Change Institute said over-exploitation of sand had created deep holes in the Mekong River and was the reason for land subsidence in the delta. “Every year the Mekong Delta loses around 500ha of land ...

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Earth fissures in Manipur's Kangpokpi - Morung Express

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:05

Earth fissures in Manipur's Kangpokpi
Morung Express
Meanwhile, Manipur Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen today crossed the 'heavy flowing Gundung (Imphal) river' to reach out to those affected by earth fissures at Haijang Village and UJB School, Kangpokpi district and closely ...

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What is the Cost of One Meter of Sea Level Rise? - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:42

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

What is the Cost of One Meter of Sea Level Rise?
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
Although regional sea level varies on a multitude of time scales due to oceanographic processes like El Niño and vertical land motion (e.g., land subsidence or uplift), the overall trend of rising sea levels is both undeniable and accelerating ...

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Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain - Arizona Daily Star

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:34

Arizona Daily Star

Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain
Arizona Daily Star
Lying within an area identified by the Arizona Department of Water Resources as the “Green Valley Land Subsidence Feature,” the site east of the Santa Cruz River appears to be dramatically eroded into a maze of channels and berms. It's an erosion ...

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New App Shows Aquifer Level Change and Subsidence in Relation to Groundwater Withdrawals in Houston-Galveston ... - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:14

New App Shows Aquifer Level Change and Subsidence in Relation to Groundwater Withdrawals in Houston-Galveston ...
United States Geological Survey (press release)
Most of the land subsidence in this region has occurred as a direct result of groundwater withdrawals for municipal supply, commercial and industrial use and irrigation. This new tool can help resource managers make informed decisions on water usage.

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Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain - Arizona Daily Star

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:16

Arizona Daily Star

Cause of strange landscape south of Tucson is uncertain
Arizona Daily Star
Lying within an area identified by the Arizona Department of Water Resources as the “Green Valley Land Subsidence Feature,” the site east of the Santa Cruz River appears to be dramatically eroded into a maze of channels and berms. It's an erosion ...

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Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road - E-Pao.net

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:52

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 18 2017: Bewilderment looms large in Kangpokpi district owing to the occurrence of numerous earth fissures at various places one after another ever since the Kalikhola earth crack in the aftermath of Cyclone Mora that swept the district ...

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Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road - E-Pao.net

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:52

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 18 2017: Bewilderment looms large in Kangpokpi district owing to the occurrence of numerous earth fissures at various places one after another ever since the Kalikhola earth crack in the aftermath of Cyclone Mora that swept the district ...

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National Academies of Sciences and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fund $10 million for Gulf research - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:24

EurekAlert (press release)

National Academies of Sciences and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fund $10 million for Gulf research
EurekAlert (press release)
"Risks from sea level rise, land subsidence and extreme weather are not limited to coastal areas but threaten entire regions from the coast inland," Carney said. "Helping the Greater Baton Rouge region emerge more resilient from last year's devastating ...

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Earth fissures develop at various places in Kangpokpi district - E-Pao.net

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:50

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures develop at various places in Kangpokpi district
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 17 2017: After the earth crack that developed at Kalikhola village in Kangpokpi district recently, cases of earth fissures have been reported from various places within the jurisdiction of the district following the incessant rainfall ...

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15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise - 24/7 Wall St.

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:17

24/7 Wall St.

15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise
24/7 Wall St.
In these states, land subsidence, which is the loss of elevation due to movements below the surface, is adding to the rapid rates of an increase in sea levels, according to the report, “When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US ...

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Thai Nguyen: uncontrolled mineral exploitation pushes locals to the wall - VietNamNet Bridge

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 18:04

VietNamNet Bridge

Thai Nguyen: uncontrolled mineral exploitation pushes locals to the wall
VietNamNet Bridge
Nguyen Ba Chinh, deputy director of the Thai Nguyen provincial Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, on June 29 confirmed that the land subsidence, loss of water and house cracking and said local authorities were seeking solutions to ...

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Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium - Geosynthetica.net

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:41

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium
Geosynthetica.net
Kazuya Yasuhara( Japan): Climate change-induced compound geo-disasters and their adaptation; Dr Pham Giao, N. Phien-wej,, P. Nutalaya and Y. Honjo AIT: Bangkok land subsidence and groundwater recovery: to pump or not to pump. Prof. Louis Ge ...

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170 US Coastal Communities Face Chronic Flooding by 2035, Say Scientists - 24/7 Wall St.

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 05:40

24/7 Wall St.

170 US Coastal Communities Face Chronic Flooding by 2035, Say Scientists
24/7 Wall St.
Seventy percent of these communities will be in Louisiana and Maryland, where land subsidence is adding to rapid rates of an increase in sea levels. The report, titled “When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal ...
Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near FutureNational Geographic
When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities (2017)Union of Concerned Scientists

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200 plains in Iran are in critical thirsty: official - Tehran Times

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 00:54

200 plains in Iran are in critical thirsty: official
Tehran Times
Drying lakes and rivers, declining groundwater resources, land subsidence, water contamination and rationing, agricultural losses, salt and sand storms, and ecosystem damages are reaching alarming levels in Iran. Recently, head of the National Security ...

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