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Land Subsidence, Associated Hazards and the Role of Natural Resources Development

By: Dora Carreón-Freyre(Editor), Mariano Cerca(Editor), Devin L Galloway(Editor)
332 pages, 36 colour & 293 b/w photos and illustrations, 25 tables
Publisher: IAHS Press
Land Subsidence, Associated Hazards and the Role of Natural Resources Development
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Land subsidence is a global problem affecting major urban centres and engineering facilities (mining, water distribution and storage, railroads and ports, among others) worldwide, but the mitigation and solution of each case demands knowledge of the characteristics of the affected area. Multidisciplinary research into land subsidence phenomena, caused naturally or by human actions, demonstrates a growing need to incorporate new perspectives in risk analysis and planning of urban development in susceptible areas. The subsidence research presented at EISOLS2010 reflects the state of the art internationally.


- Preface of Volume 339        v-vi
- Introduction        ix-x

KEYNOTE: Mechanisms for earth fissure formation in heavily pumped basins        3-8
- Implications of ground-deformation measurements across earth fissures in subsidence areas in the southwestern USA        9-19
- Soil fracturing induced by land subsidence        20-26
- On the mechanisms for earth fissuring in Las Vegas valley: a numerical analysis of pumping-induced deformation and stress        27-32
- Advances in geotechnical characterization of soil fracturing in Mexico City basin        33-38
- Monitoring land-surface deformation on Bicycle Lake playa, Fort Irwin, California, USA        39-43
- Monitoring of land subsidence and fracturing in Iztapalapa, Mexico City        44-50
- Microtremor measurements to detect zones of potential cracking in the basin of Mexico        51-53
- Application of Wigner-Ville distribution to identify anomalies in GPR profiles        54-58
- Use of the SUB-WT Package for MODFLOW to simulate aquifer-system compaction in Antelope Valley, California, USA        61-67
- Monitoring and modelling 3-D ground movements induced by seasonal gas storage in deep reservoirs        68-75
- A regional land subsidence model embodying complex deformation characteristics        76-81
- Modelling land subsidence processes induced by fast rainwater infiltration through fractures into the unsaturated zone        82-89
- Nonlinear analysis of land subsidence due to groundwater level oscillation by a finite difference method        90-95
- Thermo-poro-elastic effects in the anthropogenic uplift of Venice by deep seawater injection        96-101
- An analytical solution of plane strain consolidation due to a point sink within a fluid-saturated poroelastic media        102-107
- Research on a 3-D visualized strata model virtual reality system of land subsidence in Suzhou-Wuxi-Changzhou area        108-113
- Integration of geological and hydrogeological features for subsidence modelling in volcanic zones        114-119
- Impact of longwall mining of coal on highways in southwestern Pennsylvania        120-125
- Inverting subsidence data to detect possible compartmentalization in a gas reservoir in The Netherlands        126-132
- Simulation of ground failure due to groundwater pumping        133-135
- Two-dimensional coupled numerical modelling of subsidence due to water extraction at the Lower Llobregat River, Spain        136-139
- Introduction of the JARAS/3D simulator for natural gas dissolved in water        140-143
- Parameters estimation in surface subsidence modelling; modelling        144-146

KEYNOTE: Land subsidence processes and associated ground fracturing in central Mexico        149-157
- Subsidence in the Holocene delta of The Netherlands        158-163
- Is there a tectonic component to the subsidence process in Morelia, Mexico ?        164-169
- Evaluation of the subsidence and risk of collapse in the Estació neighbourhood of Sallent City, Catalonia (Spain)        170-172
- Zonation and prediction of land subsidence: case study, Kerman, Iran        173-178
- Zoning map of ground failure risk due to land subsidence of San Luis Potosi, Mexico; San Lu?s Potosi, Mexico        179-184
- Integrated study of land subsidence in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico        185-190
- Geological setting of active faulting associated with land subsidence at the Aguascalientes and Queretaro valleys, Mexico        191-194
- Conceptual model of land subsidence with a structural control; land subsidence; structural control        195-197
- Geological study and electrical resistivity tomography of Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico        198-200
- Geological and geophysical characterization of fracturing in granular deposits associated with land subsidence in San Luis Potosi City, Mexico        201-206
- Land subsidence of the Aguascalientes Valley, Mexico: historical review and present situation        207-209
- Assessment of land subsidence associated with intense erosion zones in the Zacatecas and Guadalupe quadrangles, Mexico        210-212
- Seismic basaltic structure under the local subsidence in San Lorenzo Tezonco, Iztapalapa, Mexico, Distrito Federal        213-215
- Geophysical and geotechnical studies applied to determine a subsidence problem in Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo, Mexico        216-218
- Instability of the urbanized flank of El Peñón del Marques volcanic edifice and its relation to land subsidence in Mexico City        219-223
- Microcracking of expansive soils during shrinkage processes: roles of mineralogy and microstructure        224-231
- Evolution of clay properties; Mexico City clay Evolution of Mexico City clay properties affected by land subsidence        232-234
- Ground subsidence induced by backfill-mining of a nickel mine and development forecasts        235-237
- Analysis of engineering land subsidence effects caused by shield construction for tunnels        238-246

KEYNOTE: Advanced monitoring techniques for mapping land displacement on the Venice coastland with satellite SAR data        249-254
- Subsidence and fault hazard maps using PSI and permanent GPS networks in central Mexico        255-259
- Measurement of land subsidence using interferometry, Coachella Valley, California M. Sneed        260-263
- Monitoring techniques for analysing subsidence: a basis for implementing an Early Warning System        264-267
- DInSAR analysis of land subsidence caused by geothermal fluid exploitation in the Mexicali Valley        268-273
- Long-term Differential InSAR monitoring of the Lampur Sidoarjo mud volcano (Java, Indonesia) using ALOS PALSAR imagery        274-278
- Radar interferometry-based mapping of the present land subsidence along the low-lying northern Adriatic coast of Italy        279-286
- Monitoring swelling soils through PSI and DinSAR interferometry: applications in eastern Paris Basin, France        287-292
- Land subsidence at the Kujukuri Plain in Chiba Prefecture, Japan: Evaluation and monitoring environmental impacts        293-298
- Subsidence monitoring of an Iranian oil field inferred from SAR interferometry N. Fouladi Moghaddam, A. A. Matkan, M. R. Sahebi, M. Roostaei & H. R. Baqtiari     299-303
- Mexico City subsidence analysis assisted by InSAR; InSAR        304-306
- Land subsidence in Emilia-Romagna Region, northern Italy: recent results        307-311
- Large area observation of land subsidence by PSInSAR and determination of the cause of local land subsidence        312-315
- Land subsidence monitored by satellite interferometry in Mexican cities        316-318
- Using extensometer and Earth tide data to quantify fractured crystalline-rock properties        319-325
- Continuous monitoring techniques of fault displacement caused by geothermal fluid extraction in the Cerro Prieto Geothermal Field (Baja California, Mexico)        326-332
- Recent extensometric data for the monitoring of subsidence in Bologna (Italy)        333-338
- Land subsidence monitoring system in the southeast part of Kanto groundwater basin, Japan A. Kagawa & K. Furuno        339-344
- Integrated monitoring network for surface deformation in Capo Colonna archaeological area, Crotone, Italy        345-351
- Monitoring land subsidence over a shallow gas reservoir in India using GPS        352-357
- Measuring seabed altimetric variations with a repeat-track SAS interferometry experiment: processing and results        358-363
- In situ compaction measurements via radioactive markers in the Northern Adriatic basin: an analysis of data precision over 15 years of monitoring        364-367
- In situ formation compaction monitoring in deep reservoirs using optical fibres        368-370
- Comparing several GPS post-processing strategies for a potash basin monitoring network in northeast Spain: first results        371-373
- Analysis of landslide monitoring using an e-GPS system and multi-antenna GPS technology        374-376
- Land subsidence observation using GPS on the Kujukuri Plain        377-379
- Evaluation of Mexico City subsidence; evaluation; subsidence        380-382

KEYNOTE: Review of subsidence management in the Netherlands        385-395
- Land subsidence and environmental law in Mexico: a reflection on civil liability for environmental damage        396-401
- Considerations on strategies of sustainable management of oil and gas fields in Italy        402-407
- Management of the environmental resources of the Kanto groundwater basin in Japan - land subsidence and monitoring system        408-413
- Environmental and social effects derived from groundwater extraction in Tlahuac and Valle-de-Chalco-Solidaridad, Metropolitan Area of Mexico City        414-418
- The centenary of land subsidence monitoring in Shanghai        419
- How much subsidence is allowed: the introduction of the "effective subsidence capacity" concept in the Netherlands        420-425
- A warning system for exceeding subsidence limits        426-431
- Need to integrate land subsidence into the legal instruments of Mexico: Morelia, Michoacan case study        432-434
- Institutional controls in an area of subsidence induced flooding        435-442
- A fuzzy based-approach to building damage risk assessment        443-448
- Assessment of the state and condition of damaged buildings and structures affected by land subsidence        449-451
- Guidelines for the design of a unit of urban risk prevention for subsurface fracturing in the Municipality of Iztapalapa in Mexico City        452-458
- Pumping effects on land subsidence in the Toluca Valley, Mexico        461-466
- Integrated simulation of consumptive use and land subsidence in the Central Valley, California, for the past and for a future subject to urbanization and climate change        467-471
- 1-D infiltration, analysis of unsaturated flow and increase in land subsidence        472-474
- A theory of three-dimensional land motion in terms of its velocity field        475-483
- Deformation characteristics of aquifer sands due to groundwater pumping in the Southern Yangtze Delta, China        484-490
- Post-audit of land subsidence modelling of Saga-Shiroishi plain, Japan - lessons and improvements toward useful modelling        491-496
- Hazards of gases migrating over oilfields due to subsidence        497-501
- Subsidence faulting and aquifer vulnerability - their relation in Irapuato, Mexico        502-504
- Axisymmetric motion of a confined leaky aquifer due to pumping groundwater from a partially penetrating well        505-513
- Climate change impact and anthropogenic effects in land subsidence of Queretaro valley, Mexico        514-518

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By: Dora Carreón-Freyre(Editor), Mariano Cerca(Editor), Devin L Galloway(Editor)
332 pages, 36 colour & 293 b/w photos and illustrations, 25 tables
Publisher: IAHS Press
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