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Proc. IAHS, 372, 231–234, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-372-231-2015
Proc. IAHS, 372, 231–234, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-372-231-2015

  12 Nov 2015

12 Nov 2015

Study of the deformation mechanism of the Gaoliying ground fissure

G. Cheng et al.

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The results indicated that The surface location of Gaoliying fissure is controlled by the underlying normal fault activity, and over pumping further exacerbates development of the ground fissure; when the groundwater level declines, obvious differential settlement occurs at both sides of the ground fissure. The fault activity contributes about 28-39 percent, and the groundwater contributes about 61-72 percent to the deformation of the ground fissure, respectively.