New York City Is Starting To Sink Under The Weight Of Its Buildings, Claim Geologists In New Study
According to a new study in the journal Earth's Future, Geologists are claiming that New York City is sinking under the overarching weight of its skyscrapers.
New York is slowly sinking and ‘increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters’
The United States Geological Survey is warning that the weight of the city's skyscrapers is causing the Big Apple to sink and that it faces significant challenges from flood hazard as sea levels rise.
Researchers say NYC is sinking
If rising oceans aren’t worry enough, add this to the risks New York City faces: The metropolis is slowly sinking into the Hudson and surrounding waters — weighed down by skyscrapers, apartment buildings, asphalt, concrete and humanity itself. (AP Video: Ted Shaffrey) (May 29)
As rising oceans threaten NYC, study documents another risk: The city is sinking
New York City is sinking under the weight of its skyscrapers, homes, pavement and humanity itself. New research published this month says the city is sinking at an average rate
- 68% of the sources are Center
To view factuality data please Upgrade to Premium
To view ownership data please Upgrade to Vantage