1. Natural subsidence and influence of geological processes. 2. Development of concepts and theories of mining subsidence. 3. Mining and ground movement. 4. Methods of predicting mining subsidence. 5. Observed behaviour of mining subsidence. 6. Subsidence prediction by the UK empirical model. 7. Computer based prediction of mining subsidence employing empirical data. 8. Subsidence associated with near-surface tunnels. 9. Subsidence associated with room and pillar mining. 10. Subsidence associated with steeply inclined seams. 11. Subsidence aspects of sloping ground surfaces. 12. Rock-salt and potash mining subsidence aspects. 13. The time factor in mining subsidence. 14. Influence of geological factors on the character of mining subsidence. 15. Subsidence arising from ground-water withdrawal, oil and gas field activities and underground coal gasification. 16. Subsidence aspects of abandoned mine workings. 17. Effects of mining subsidence on surface structures, design considerations and precautionary measures. 18. Ground movement behaviour as indicated by subsidence models. Appendix 1. Mining subsidence and displacement prediction using influence function methods. References. Bibliography. Subject index. Place index. Author index.