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Regional ground deformation and its controlling measures in China
Author(s): Zhifang Zhou; Haisheng Zhu; Yong Huang
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Paper Abstract

With the development of construction of China Cities, there exist a lot of environmental geological problems involved in the geofracture, land subsidence, collapse, landslide, devolution, mudrock flow, floating sand, piping and soft ground deformation. Of big cities whose population is over one million in China, about 30 cities appears the land subsidence region. Other cities locate in the regions of collapse yellow earth or expand soil of strong swell-shrink charasteristic, soft ground and karst. In the paper, the cause and hazard of regionality ground deformation is summed up. The causes of regional land deformation caused by the natural geological effect and activities of human being are analyzed. According to the length of deformation course and endanger of society, economy and life, land deformation involves three types, that is, the delay, rapid and break land deformation. And the concrete countermeasure and method are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 December 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6412, Disaster Forewarning Diagnostic Methods and Management, 64121F (14 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.697874
Show Author Affiliations
Zhifang Zhou, Hohai Univ. (China)
Haisheng Zhu, Hohai Univ. (China)
Yong Huang, Hohai Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6412:
Disaster Forewarning Diagnostic Methods and Management
Felix Kogan; Shahid Habib; V. S. Hegde; Masashi Matsuoka, Editor(s)

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