Advances in Research in Karst Media by J.W. LaMoreaux (auth.), Bartolomé Andreo, Francisco

By J.W. LaMoreaux (auth.), Bartolomé Andreo, Francisco Carrasco, Juan José Durán, James W. LaMoreaux (eds.)

IV foreign Symposium on Karst Media, Malaga, Spain 2010 The Malaga Symposia sequence offers a global discussion board for clinical debate at the growth made in study into karst environments. The 2010 assembly of the 4th overseas ISKA provides eighty papers in 4 key subject matters: karst hydrogeology and investigations, karst landscapes and ecosystems, human interplay with karst environments, rather in caves, and engineering geology in karst parts. This ebook should be an invaluable version to the libraries of experts, scientists, academics, and coverage makers inquisitive about the certain problems with karst terrains.

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Altitude. The other springs drain only marginal parts of the karrenfield. The water of the three springs in the S crosses the entire stratigraphic sequence, including several marl aquicludes, probably along deep fractures, with transit times of 15–32 h. The Sarine spring drains a small strip of karst limestone in the NE part of the area, with transit times around 12 h (Gremaud et al. 2009). 3 Glaciology Tsanfleuron glacier has a mean thickness of 35 m (Gremaud and Goldscheider 2010) and can be subdivided in two parts.

Energoprojekt, Beograd Climate Change Effects on Aquifer Recharge in a Glacierised Karst Aquifer System, Tsanfleuron-Sanetsch, Swiss Alps V. Gremaud and N. Goldscheider Abstract Alpine glaciers store considerable amounts of freshwater contributing to groundwater recharge in the warm season, but are rapidly retreating and many will disappear within 50 years. The Tsanfleuron-Sanetsch area in the Swiss Alps is an ideal site to study glacier-aquifer interactions; it consists of a vanishing glacier overlying a karst aquifer drained by a spring (Glarey) used for drinking water supply.

28 M. Radulovic, Z. Stevanovic, M. Radulovic KARSTLOP method has been developed for assessing autogenic recharge solely in karst terrains. The name is derived from the initial letters of selected factors: Karstification – K, Atmospheric conditions – A, Runoff – R, Slope – S , Tectonics – T , Lithology – L, Overlying layers – O and Plants – P (Table 1). The one of aim of developing such a method was to provide the most accurate categorization based on selected parameters to lessen the subjectivity in the application phase to the lowest possible level.

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