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Conclusions: Prior studies attributed regional wetland loss to delta plain compaction, canal construction, and biogeochemical processes, Subsidence associated with natural compaction should be slow and decrease with geologic time, Some delta plain subsidence rates accelerated recently and are greater than geologic subsidence rates
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St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center > Subsidence and Wetland Loss Related to Fluid Energy Production, Gulf Coast Basin

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