The mysterious uplifting going on in Devon

I came across this wonderful snippet in a BBC news article by Jonathan Amos about the subtle warping of the land surface that’s being measured by the European Union’s Sentinel-1 satellites. According to the article Geomatic Ventures Limited [GVL] have now produced an interactive online map of the UK for you to browse the data with, and chief technical officer, Dr Andy Sowter says: “Probably the weirdest example we’ve come across is the 2 cm per year uplift at a place called Willand in Devon. It’s a small place on the M5 motorway. We’ve spoken to the Environment Agency and the British Geological Survey, and right now we can’t explain […]