The level of the City of London, reduced the rate of 2 mm per year
A recent British study confirmed that the level of the City of London fall an average annual rate of 2 mm per year.
The study showed "that have been adopted to measure the tides, and follow-up to satellite, and the influence of gravity," the high water level near London by sea, the rate of 1-2 millimeters every year، which is adding to the lower soil to make the difference more pronounced.
According to the website of the British station "BBC", the importance of this study lies in the need to plan for the dams that protect the capital from flooding, especially since the affected area is home to 1.3 million people, the value of real estate with more than 80 billion pounds sterling. It is expected to increase the population of the area near the mouth of the Times and the value of real estate by the largely east London with the construction of many facilities in preparation for the 2012 Olympics and beyond.