Document Type : Original Research Paper


National Cartographic Center of Iran, Tehran, Iran.


Blemish of subsidence and land ruptures such as destroying aquifer systems, damaging structures and disordering water main, are usually irreparable and expensive. One of the regions with a high rate subsidence in Iran is the Yazd-Ardakan plain that subsides with a maximum rate of 12 cm per year based on levelling and InSAR observation. It is obvious that such a high rate subsidence is the result of water extra exploiting and groundwater levels at piezometric wells confirm this in the region. Management of water drafting in this region is a necessary work in this region.


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