geologyMcAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

Geology News
Earth Science Current Events


New Arizona Subsidence Maps
June 17, 2013 | Arizona Geology Blog

The Arizona Dept. of Water Resources has updated the majority of the land subsidence maps using InSAR data through April 2013.


  Related Stories

When the Ground Splits Open
October 28, 2013 | Arizona Geology
Scientists from the Arizona Department of Water Resources and the Arizona Geological Survey explain some of the land subsidence and earth fissure problems associated with ground water production in Arizona. The video, When the Ground Splits Open, is by Arizona Public Media.

Sinkholes in Arizona
March 10, 2013 | Tucson Citizen
The Tucson Citizen has an article about sinkholes in Arizona. Like in Florida, karst features in Arizona can develop over limestone, but gypsum and salt can also support karst topography. Publications from the Arizona Geological Survey include: Home Buyer's Guide to Geologic Hazards in Arizona Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures in Arizona

Geothermal Subsidence?
September 4, 2013 | Imperial Valley Press
The production and reinjection of water at geothermal energy plants in California may have caused differential subsidence of agricultural fields that has disrupted their irrigation and produced low spots where crop loss occurs.


We are constantly looking for interesting items related to geology and general science. When we find something interesting we share it here. Bookmark this page and visit often. You can also receive our news for free by RSS feed or email. We publish updates three or four days per week.





© 2005-2013 Geology.com. All Rights Reserved.
Images, code and content of this website are property of Geology.com. Use without permission is prohibited. Pages on this site are protected by Copyscape.