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San Joaquin Valley Land Subsidence Monitoring Network (1980s)

2015 (approx.)

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History of the San Joaquin Valley Land Subsidence Monitoring Network

By the 1980s, monitoring activities in the San Joaquin Valley were greatly reduced. While 3 new extensometers were constructed, 8 were discontinued, leaving 26 extensometers operating at 18 sites.  The decade also brought with it reduced spirit-leveling networks and a decrease in the frequency of measurements.


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