Parameter Tree:
EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > GROUND WATER > GROUND WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS > LAND SUBSIDENCE

Definition:
Pertaining to the process by which the land surface sinks over an aquifer as water is pumped out of it.

Reference:
Goudie, Andrew. 1997. The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Physical Geography. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts.