Sinkholes are a fact of life in many parts of Florida. Whilst professional assessment of an area’s geology and history can estimate the risk of a sinkhole forming, there are no guarantees. Given this, what options for remediation are there if a sinkhole does occur? Do they carry on growing indefinitely? Can they be filled […]
About Alison Blyth
Dr Alison Blyth is an earth scientist with a particular interest in karst.
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You have probably seen pictures of sinkholes on the news, when a cavity dramatically opens up in a residential area and threatens houses. However, you might not know what a sinkhole actually is, and why they form. This blog gives some background information on sinkholes, why Florida is particularly prone to them, and some of […]