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16 May 2016

How Fast Is New Orleans Sinking? This Fast

  NASA has a press release out about a new study published ┬áin the AGU’s Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. From the press release: New Orleans and surrounding areas continue to sink at highly variable rates due to a combination of natural geologic and human-induced processes, finds a new NASA/university study using NASA airborne radar. The observed rates of sinking, otherwise known as subsidence, were generally consistent with, but …

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