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Spatial and Temporal Variability in Vertical Deformation in Willowbend, TX Derived from Long-Term GPS and Extensometer Observations
This study examines the long history of surface deformation observed in the Willowbend neighborhood of Houston, Texas utilizing seven Houston-Galveston Subsidence District GPS stations (2000-2013) and one USGS borehole ...
Groundwater Withdrawal and Aquifer Compaction: A Case Study in Addicks, Texas
This study examines the long history of aquifer compaction observed at the Addicks Facility using the continuous measurements of one USGS borehole extensometer (1975-2012) and two Subsidence District GPS stations (1996-2012). ...
Subsidence Study in Northwest Harris County Using GPS, LiDAR, and InSAR Techniques
Subsidence has been affecting many cities around the world, such as Nagoya (Japan), Venice (Italy), San Joaquin Valley and Long Beach (California), and Houston (Texas). This phenomenon can be caused by natural processes ...
MULTIDISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATION OF SURFACE DEFORMATION ABOVE SALT DOMES IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
Surface deformation has been an ongoing problem in the Houston Metropolitan area because of the city’s location in a passive margin where faulting and subsidence are common. According to previous studies the causes of the ...
Delineating the Trace and Kinematics of the Long Point Fault in Houston, Texas using LiDAR Data and Continuous GPS Data
The Houston metropolitan area, and more broadly the Gulf Coast in general, has numerous normal faults that have caused damage to anthropogenic structures on or near the Earth's surface. These faults offset soft sediments, ...