sinkhole http://blog.wlrn.org en Sinkhole Maps Will Show State's Vulnerability http://blog.wlrn.org/post/sinkhole-maps-will-show-states-vulnerability <p><a href="http://www.dep.state.fl.us/geology/geologictopics/sinkhole.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Florida is susceptible to sinkholes </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">because so much of our landscape sits on rocks that dissolve easily, such as limestone.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://www.dep.state.fl.us/geology/" target="_blank">Florida Geological Survey is building a map</a> to show the risk of sinkholes around the state. The project is the result of what happened last year after Tropical Storm Debby.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:40:17 +0000 Gina Jordan 23917 at http://blog.wlrn.org Sinkhole Maps Will Show State's Vulnerability Resort Villa Collapses Into Sinkhole Near Disney World http://blog.wlrn.org/post/resort-villa-collapses-sinkhole-near-disney-world <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4MYLFctSD8</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:23:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 18891 at http://blog.wlrn.org Resort Villa Collapses Into Sinkhole Near Disney World What Florida Homeowners Should Know About Sinkholes http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-florida-homeowners-should-know-about-sinkholes <p>The recent spate of sinkhole activity in Southwest Florida -- including a <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/tragic-sinkhole-tampa-sheds-light-floridas-geological-predicament" target="_blank">fatal sinkhole in Tampa</a> earlier this month -- has shed light on the state's geologic anomaly. But how do sinkholes impact state economic factors like property insurance and home sales? &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10786 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Florida Homeowners Should Know About Sinkholes Tragic Sinkhole In Tampa Sheds Light On Florida's Geological Predicament http://blog.wlrn.org/post/tragic-sinkhole-tampa-sheds-light-floridas-geological-predicament <p>The news last week of a <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/florida-sinkhole-so-dangerous-rescuers-cant-search-missing-man" target="_blank">Hillsborough County man who disappeared into a sinkhole</a> that opened up beneath his bedroom has sparked a renewed national interest in the Florida sinkhole phenomenon. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:02:40 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10292 at http://blog.wlrn.org Tragic Sinkhole In Tampa Sheds Light On Florida's Geological Predicament