Water in Karst : Management, Vulnerability, and Restoration

Water in Karst : Management, Vulnerability, and Restoration

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A complete guide to the management and restoration of water in karst environments Written by the co-chair of the Karst Commission of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, this book addresses the unique challenges related to the characterization, management, and protection of karst aquifers, which are present on all continents and numerous oceanic islands. Water in Karst describes karst hydrogeology and hydrology, surface watera€“groundwater interactions, site investigation, data collection, delineation of drainage areas, groundwater extraction, regulatory issues, and water vulnerability and restoration. Predictive modeling methods and solutions to resource contamination and overexploitation are included. Photos, diagrams, and an eight-page color insert illustrate the concepts presented in this practical, comprehensive reference. WATER IN KARST COVERS: Karst aquifers Flow measurements and analysis Drainage areas in karst General principles of water management Regulations and education Predictive models Floods, droughts, and climate change Groundwater extraction Engineering regulation of karst aquifers and springs Vulnerability of water in karst Restoration of water in karstIn: Manual on mathematical models in isotope hydrology. IAEA ... / technote3_surface_flow.pdf Panagopoulos, G., and Lambrakis, N., 2006. ... Analysis of minimum 7a€”day discharges and estimation of minia€” mum 7a€”day, 2 a€”year discharges for streamflowa€”gaging stations in the Brazos River Basin, Texas. US. ... Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005a€”5038, Reston, VA, various pages.

Title:Water in Karst : Management, Vulnerability, and Restoration
Author:Neven Kresic
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-10-23


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