53 Land Subsidence Attributable to Subsurface Fluid Extraction in Coastal Lowlands: Contributions to Relative Sea-Level Rise

Oral Session
Joint Sessions


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Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF

Devin L. Galloway , Stanley A. Leake , Keith R. Prince and Thomas J. Burbey
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
SUBSIDENCE: Whose Problem Is It, Anyway?
Ronald J. Neighbors, Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; Thomas A. Michel, Harris-Galveston Subsidence District
8:25 AM
Integrating Spatial Infrastructure Components for Measuring “True” Local Sea Level Rise
Dave Zilkoski, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration; Galen Scott, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
8:45 AM
Relative Sea Level Rise at Venice, Italy
Laura Carbognin, National Research Council; Pietro Teatini, University of Padova; Luigi Tosi, National Research Council
9:05 AM
Injecting Seawater Underground to Raise Lowlying High-Value Coastland. A Pilot Project at Venice, Italy
Nicola Castelletto, University of Padova; Massimiliano Ferronato, University of Padova; Giuseppe Gambolati, University of Padova; Mario Putti, University of Padova; Pietro Teatini, University of Padova
9:25 AM
9:40 AM
Subsidence, Wetland Loss, and Hydrocarbon Production In the Mississippi Delta Plain
Robert A. Morton, U.S. Geological Survey; Julie C. Bernier, U.S. Geological Survey; John A. Barras, U.S. Geological Survey
10:15 AM
Subsidence in the Louisiana Coastal Zone Due to Hydrocarbon Production
Ellen P. Mallman, BP America; Mark D. Zoback, Stanford University; Paul Hagin, Stanford University
10:30 AM
Coastal Restoration In the Mississippi Delta - a Geo-Ecological Perspective
Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Tulane University; John W. Day Jr, Louisiana State Univ
10:45 AM
Unravelling Shallow Causes of Subsidence
Rik P. Noorlandt, TNO; Annemarie G. Muntendam-Bos, TNO; Mahmoud Bakr, TNO; Ger de Lange, TNO; Peter A. Fokker, TNO
11:00 AM
Delta Subsidence in Northwest Washington
Ralph A. Haugerud, U.S. Geological Survey
11:15 AM
Analysis and Simulation of Land Subsidence Caused by Groundwater Exploitation in the Hangzhou-Jiaxiang-Huzhou Plain, Southern China
Guoliang Cao, The University of Alabama; Chunmiao Zheng, The University of Alabama; Jiankang Zhao, Geological Environment Monitoring Station of Zhejiang Province
11:30 AM
Mid-Holocene Rapid Sea-Level Rise: A Window into the Future?
Shiyong Yu, Tulane University; Yong-Xiang Li, Tulane University; Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Tulane University
11:45 AM
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