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Measuring land subsidence from space

Describes the use of satellite-borne Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) to precisely measure, monitor, and assess small changes in land surface elevation resulting from human-induced or naturally occuring land subsidence.

by Galloway, Devin L.; Jones, David R.; and Ingebritsen, Steven E.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 051-00
Related topics:
IFSAR, Geomorphology, Groundwater, Human impacts, Subsidence
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