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12 March 2019

Chengchao iron ore mine: severe subsidence induced by mining in China

An article in Engineering Geology (Xia et al. 2019) examines dramatic subsidence features induced by the Chengchao iron ore mine in China

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16 May 2016

New study maps rate of New Orleans sinking

New Orleans and surrounding areas continue to sink at highly variable rates due to a combination of natural geologic and human-induced processes, a new study finds. The observed rates of sinking, known as subsidence, were generally consistent with, but somewhat higher than, previous studies conducted using different data.

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