Sinkholes and Subsidence

Sinkholes and Subsidence

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qSinkholes and Subsidenceq provides a twenty-first century account of how the various subsidence features in carbonate and evaporite rocks cause problems in development and construction in our living environment. The authors explain the processes by which different types of sinkholes develop and mature in karst terrains. They consider the various methods used in site investigations, both direct and indirect, to locate the features associated with these hazards and risks, highlighting the value of hazard mapping. Various ground improvement techniques and the special types of foundation structures which deal with these problems are covered in the second half of the text. This book is supplemented with a wealth of actual case studies and solutions, written by invited experts.Karst and Cavernous Rocks in Engineering and Construction Tony Waltham, Fred G. Bell, Martin Culshaw ... After Bonaparte and Berg (1987). on a repair to a road in the Saucon Valley in Pennsylvania (Bonaparte and Berg, 1987), where a anbsp;...

Title:Sinkholes and Subsidence
Author:Tony Waltham, Fred G. Bell, Martin Culshaw
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-03-15


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