Satellites confirm sinking of San Francisco tower / Sentinel-1 / Copernicus / Observing the Earth / Our Activities / ESA

Out here on the west coast, the Millenium Tower has become the subject of some ridicule for how quickly it's sinking. Now, we can verify with satellites thanks to satellite mounted radar. From the article: "The Sentinel-1 satellites have shown that the Millennium Tower skyscraper in the centre of San Francisco is sinking by a few centimetres a year. Studying the city is helping scientists to improve the monitoring of urban ground movements, particularly for subsidence hotspots in Europe."


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