Tag: land subsidence
Investigating Land Subsidence in Japan through Consecutive InSAR and Law of Material Conservation
Land subsidence causes Earth’s surface to sink, flooding coastal areas and damaging infrastructure. It can be monitored using observation wells, global navigation...
ODU/NASA collaboration challenges conventional wisdom on Virginia subsidence
A study by researchers at Old Dominion University (ODU) and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) challenges decades of conventional wisdom about the sinking of land in southeastern Virginia. This new information, computed by examining images taken from space, could ultimately have far-reaching effects in areas ranging from land use to flood insurance in low-lying Hampton Roads.