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PREFERRED TERM
subsidence and collapse
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Subsidence and collapse involve mainly vertical downwards ground movement of the surface of the Earth due to different processes of rock or soil weathering or rock compaction to a point where the rock structure cannot bear its own load (collapse) or causing relatively slow downwards movements (subsidence).

DESCRIPTION
  • Subsidence and collapse involve mainly vertical downwards ground movement of the surface of the Earth due to different processes of rock or soil weathering or rock compaction to a point where the rock structure cannot bear its own load (collapse) or causing relatively slow downwards movements (subsidence).

IDENTIFIER
  • subsidenceAndCollapse

TITLE
  • subsidence and collapse

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/NaturalHazardCategoryValue/subsidenceAndCollapse
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Natural Hazard Category