About the phenomenon of subsidence in continental Europe in December 2019 based on the GNSS stations data

Earth Surface Processes & Geodynamics


First and Last Name Academic degree E-mail Affiliation
Ivan Brusak No brusak.ivan [at] gmail.com Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv, Ukraine
Kornyliy Tretyak Sc.D. kornel1958 [at] gmail.com Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv, Ukraine

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First publshed on this website: 01.11.2020 - 10:36

The research reveals a geodynamic phenomenon in continental Europe in December 2019. The subsidence of GNSS stations lasted from 4 to 10 days. The linearity of the phenomenon spreading from west to east is established. Maximum subsidence reaches near 30 mm, and daily average from up to 5 mm per day. The analysis of the phenomenon is performed as well as maps of its distribution are constructed. Analyzing the reduction of the height of GNSS stations, the relationship between subsidence and the thickness of the Earth's crust is traced. In the future, this phenomenon needs further research and explanation.

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