subsidence

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  • Land subsidence sinking Iran 2021-07-06 18:00

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Land subsidence sinking Iran

    TEHRAN – Out of 31 Iranian provinces, 29 are vastly subsiding and increasingly vulnerable, so that officials need to make urgent decisions in this regard.

  • ‘Silent earthquake’ casts shadow over environment 2021/05/31

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    ‘Silent earthquake’ casts shadow over environment

    TEHRAN – Geologists call subsidence a “silent earthquake” because an earthquake is instantaneous and its effects are visible at the same time, but subsidence is the cause of environmental depletion and its impact appears gradually; which is getting a big threat in the country.

  • Drilling wells near Naqsh-e Rostam banned over probable damage 2020-04-08 01:12

    Drilling wells near Naqsh-e Rostam banned over probable damage

    TEHRAN – Drilling deep wells near Naqsh-e Rostam, a royal rock-hewn necropolis in Fars province, southern Iran, has been banned over probable subsidence of land and damage to the ancient site.

  • ‘Tehran experiencing subsidence rate of 5 mm a year’ 2019-09-03 21:38

    ‘Tehran experiencing subsidence rate of 5 mm a year’

    TEHRAN – The capital city of Tehran sinks about 5 millimeters annually, Masoud Shafiei, an official with Tehran Urban Research and Planning Center told ISNA news agency on Tuesday.

  • 18 densely populated provinces threatened by land subsidence, study reveals 2019-06-08 19:44

    18 densely populated provinces threatened by land subsidence, study reveals

    TEHRAN – According to a study carried out by the Transport, Housing and Urban Development Research Center, some 18 densely populated provinces are vastly subsiding and consequently become increasingly vulnerable to flooding and natural incidents as well as bearing huge infrastructure damage.