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Thanks for your input. The document is a condition survey report of a building. Ground settlement??
Hele området har pågående grunnsetninger. Det er kvikkleire (meget bløt leire) under ca. 2,5 meter tørrskorpeleire. Det er varierende fjelldybder fra ca. 10 – 30 m under bygget.
Explanation: I've done work on this subject too, and I used the above without complaint (I'm no engineer either). Google progressive subsidence and you'll see many examples of it in the context of construction. I offer this without being able to say that it's definitely correct.
Helen Johnson United Kingdom Local time: 13:19 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4