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Guidebook to studies of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal. Edited by J.F. Poland

Guidebook to studies of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal. Edited by J.F. Poland

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Published by UNESCO in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subsidences (Earth movement) - Guidebooks,
  • Water, Underground - Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPoland, J.F., UNESCO
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB 481 G946 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p. ill., maps
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21993834M

    Guidebook to studies of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal. Poland, J. (editor) Water quality -- Determination of mercury -- Methods involving enrichment by amalgamation: 0: Standard Guide for Soil Sampling from the Vadose Zone: Water quality -- Determination of cyanide -- Part 3: Determination of cyanogen chloride. The Ground Water Resources Committee, a subcommittee of the LAAC, produced a map depicting areas of ground water significance at regional scale (,) (see Figure ) to give decision makers the basis for considering ground water as a factor in land acquisition under the Preservation Act (LAAC ). In developing maps for their.

    Subsidence is defined as the downward shifting of land surface relative to a reference datum. Due to its impacts on the economy, livelihood and culture, a number of researchers have attempted to evaluate the subsidence rates in coastal Louisiana using different approaches, including analyses based on discrete tide gauge records [] or benchmarks surveys [], numerical modeling [] and RADARSAT Cited by: GROUND WATER POLLUTION IN ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA & UTAH by Dean K. Fuhriman and James R. Barton FUHRIMAN, BARTON 6 ASSOCIATES Provo, Utah for the OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND MONITORING ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PROJECT #ERU CONTRACT # Deceirtoer, For sale by the Superintendent ol .

    Daily, or even hourly, observations may be needed close to the new wells at first. Weekly or monthly observations may be sufficient as transient effects of pumping begin to decrease. Ground water systems are dynamic. They respond to short- and long-term changes in climate, ground water withdrawal, and land use (Taylor and Alley ). Full text of "Technical guide to Managing Ground Water Resources" See other formats.


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Guidebook to studies of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal. Edited by J.F. Poland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Written inthe Guidebook provides an overview of case studies illustrating the major occurrences of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal throughout the world at the time of its publication. But probably it's most enduring contributions are the chapters on field measurement of deformation and the mechanics of land subsidence.

Get this from a library. Guidebook to studies of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal. [J F Poland; International Hydrological Programme. Working Group ;]. Land-surface subsidence due to the withdrawal of fluids by man has become relatively common in the United States since and has been described at several other places throughout the world.

This paper reviews the known examples of appreciable land subsidence caused by fluid withdrawal. Land in the Las Vegas Valley has been subsiding due to ground- water withdrawal (Figs.

1 and 2) since about This subsidence and its relations to specific wells and faults have been very well documented by leveling studies conducted along survey lines, some of which were initially established in during studies related to the.

Most of the open pits are, at most, – meters deep. Nevertheless, a large area is affected by ground water withdrawal. There is a concern that differential subsidence due to mine dewatering might cause vertical stress and building damage.

The area of investigation is a 2km 2 large building complex built in the early ’s. It will be Cited by: The Intergovernmental Council for the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) created a Working Group on Land Subsidence for liaison of IHP subproject"Investigation on land subsidence due to ground-water exploitation." in April This first WGLS was composed by: Mr.

Joseph F. Poland, Chairman. U.S. Geological Survey, USA. (Chair). Land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal in the Los Banos-Kettleman City area, California. (Studies of land subsidence) (Geological Survey Professional Paper E-G) Pt.

2 by W. Bull; pt. 3 by W. Bull and J. Poland. Includes bibliographies and indexes. CONTENTS: pt. by: [Show full abstract] Province subsidence in Iran is due to extensive ground water withdrawal. Overdraft of groundwater, an increasing of about 6 times since tohas caused a decline of.

Land subsidence associated with ground-water-level declines has been investigated by the U.S. Geological Survey in the Coachella Valley, California, since Ground water has been a major source of agricultural, municipal, and domestic supply in the valley since the early s. Pumping of ground water resulted in water-level declines as large as 15 meters (50 feet) through the late s.

Abstract. The increasing exploitation of subsurface fluids, such as water, oil, or natural gas, from basins filled with unconsolidated deposits of alluvial, lacustrine, or shallow marine origin, may cause the sinking or settlement of the land surface, a phenomenon known as land subsidence.

Poland J F (ed) Guidebook to Studies of Land Subsidence Due to Ground-Water Withdrawal (Paris: UNESCO) Riley F S Mechanics of aquifer systems: the scienti fi c legacy of. nontechnical article describes the effect of land subsidence on the design of the California Aqueduct.

Poland, J. F., Lofgren, B. E., and Riley, F. S.,Glossary of selected terms useful in studies of the mechanics of aquifer systems and land subsidence due to Author: Thomas L. Holzer. Poland, J.F. Guidebook to studies of land subsidence due to ground-water withdrawal. In: Studies and Reports in Hydrology.

Unesco, Paris, pp. Rasche, H. and J. Fenk, Senkungen der Tagesoberfläche durch Grundwasserentzug im Braunkohlenbergbau der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Neue Bergbautechnik,   Poland J F (ed) Guidebook to Studies of Land Subsidence Due to Ground-Water Withdrawal (Paris: UNESCO) Google Scholar Riley F S Mechanics of aquifer systems: the scientific legacy of Joseph F Poland Land Subsidence Case Studies And Current Research: Proc.

of the Dr Joseph F Poland by:   Poland J F (ed) Guidebook to Studies of Land Subsidence Due to Ground-Water Withdrawal (Paris: UNESCO) Google Scholar.

Riley F S Mechanics of aquifer systems: the scientific legacy of Joseph F Poland Land Subsidence Case Studies And Current Research: Proc. of the Dr Joseph F Poland Symp. On Land Subsidence, Cited by: Subsidence of Land Caused by Ground-Water Pumping Thomas L.

Holzer Poland, J. F., and Davis, G. H.,Land subsidence due to withdrawal of fluids in Varnes, D. V., and Kiersch, G., eds. failure in areas of subsidence due to ground-water decline in the United States in International Land Subsidence Symposium, 2nd, Anaheim,Author: Thomas L. Holzer.

Lowering of the land surface of large areas has been a major unintended consequence of groundwater and petroleum withdrawal by humans. Approximat km 2 of land in the United States has been permanently lowered. The decrease of land-surface elevation, known as land subsidence, typically occurs at rates measured in centimeters per year.

Land subsidence due to the residual development of the Dosso degli Angeli reservoir is shown in Fig. The shape of the subsidence bowl is elongated in the north-west - south-east direction feeling the aquifer and fault geometry, with the 1-cm isoline subsidence extending 30 km along this direction and 15 km along the orthogonal by: 5.

Duringgroundwater withdrawals from the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers in the Houston district decreased from million gallons per day to million gallons per day. The Houston area had the largest decreases in groundwater withdrawal. Water levels generally rose in the eastern part of the Houston district and declined in the western part from spring to spring Abstract.

The geological factors for causing ground subsidence are very diverse. It can be affected by any geological or extrinsic influences, and even within the same geological. Journal of Hydrology, 67 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam --Printed in The Netherlands [21 GEODETIC EVIDENCE FOR SUBSIDENCE DUE TO GROUNDWATER WITHDRAWAL IN MANY PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA*l S.C.

CH and R.E. REILINGER Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (U.S.A.) Cited by: In the late s and s, the concept interrelating land subsidence and fluid withdrawal was universally accepted, thanks to the fundamental contributions by Poland, a pioneer in anthropogenic land subsidence studies [Poland, ; Poland and Davis,; Poland et al., ; Poland and Green, ].Cited by: Since aboutit has been proven that Kerman Province subsidence in Iran is due to extensive ground water withdrawal.

Overdraft of groundwater, an increasing of about 6 times since tohas caused a decline of about 28 m in groundwater level.