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Measuring human-induced land subsidence from space

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/fs06903/

Examples of the use of Satellite Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar to measure and map changes on the Earth's surface as an aid to understanding how ground-water pumping, hydrocarbon production, or other human activities cause land subsidence.

by Bawden, Gerald W.; Sneed, Michelle; Stork, Sylvia V.; and Galloway, Devin L.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 069-03
Related topics:
IFSAR, Geomorphology, Groundwater, Human impacts, Subsidence
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