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Measuring human-induced land subsidence from space

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subsidences (Earth movements) -- California -- Measurement,
  • Subsidences (Earth movements) -- Nevada -- Measurement,
  • Subsidences (Earth movements) -- Texas -- Measurement,
  • Imaging systems in geophysics,
  • Earth -- Surface -- Remote sensing

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMeasuring human induced land subsidence from space
    SeriesFact sheet -- 069-03, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-03-069
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (4 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15445518M

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