NASA May Be Able To Predict Sinkholes

By Sara Gates

Sinkholes may not be as unpredictable as we once thought. NASA announced this week that routine radar images could, in some cases, indicate where and when a sinkhole will form.

The news follows the realization that 2012 radar data indicated the location of a massive depression before it collapsed in Louisiana, swallowing 25 acres of land.

Describing the finding in the February issue of Geology, researchers said analyses of the data revealed that the ground surface layer in Bayou Corne, La., became drastically deformed at least a month before the collapse in August …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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