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Proc. IAHS, 372, 89–93, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-372-89-2015
Proc. IAHS, 372, 89–93, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-372-89-2015

  12 Nov 2015

12 Nov 2015

Surface deformation on the west portion of the Chapala lake basin: uncertainties and facts

M. Hernandez-Marin et al.

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This research contributes to the understanding of surface deformation in the study area with new knowledge of the upper soil sequence. An established sequence distribution of the shallow layers was set and some of their geotechnical properties were determined. The analized samples are composed by compressible clayey silt and several lenses of volcanic sandy ash. Heterogeneities may be contributing to differential subsidence which is controlling the occurrence of surface faulting.