2/28/2024: First global subsidence map reveals sinking problem for cities

Map shows global prediction of land subsidence, with relevant feature importance and zonal statistics at the top of the figure. Modeled subsidence rates for the entire globe (a), zoomed-in maps of land subsidence for North America (b), South America (c), Europe and North Africa (d), Middle East (e), and South, East, and South-East Asia (f).

Some of the fastest subsiding, or vertically sinking, places are home to large numbers of people. From figure 2 of Davydzenska et al 2024 Geophysical Research Letters https://doi.org/10.1029/2023GL104497

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