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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Human Interaction Withdrawal of fluids  Pumping fluids such as oil, natural gas, groundwater, etc., decrease fluid pressure, causing rocks and sediments to subside  Common in dryer areas where extensive groundwater use for urban development and agriculture Underground Mining  Coal mine structures have collapsed  Water is used to dissolve and pump out salt, leaving behind cavities  Flooding in salt mines can also cause sinkholes Melting Permafrost  Global warming and building practices Restricting deltaic sedimentation  Construction of dams, levees, etc. Draining Wetlands  Draining wet
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