By J.W. LaMoreaux (auth.), Bartolomé Andreo, Francisco Carrasco, Juan José Durán, James W. LaMoreaux (eds.)
IV overseas Symposium on Karst Media, Malaga, Spain 2010 The Malaga Symposia sequence presents a global discussion board for clinical debate at the development made in examine into karst environments. The 2010 assembly of the 4th foreign ISKA offers eighty papers in 4 key issues: karst hydrogeology and investigations, karst landscapes and ecosystems, human interplay with karst environments, fairly in caves, and engineering geology in karst components. This e-book could be an invaluable version to the libraries of experts, scientists, teachers, and coverage makers concerned about the specified problems with karst terrains.
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4 Results Potentiometric data were collected over a 22-month period in all 14 zones in the multiport well (Fig. 4). The region was experiencing severe drought conditions during the first 20 months of data collection. Hydraulic heads in the uppermost five Fig. 4 Potentiometric head data from multiport monitor well Flow Potential Between Stacked Karst Aquifers in Central Texas, USA 47 zones were up to 22 m higher than hydraulic heads in the lowermost eight zones. Potentiometric data indicate a potential for flow from the upper zones consisting of Edwards and Upper Trinity units toward the lower zones composed of Middle Trinity units.
2 Potentiometric surface map in the vicinity of Antioch Cave (star symbol) and flow paths documented by tracer testing. A. B. Hunt, J. Beery In 1997, a concrete vault was constructed over the entrance to Antioch Cave (Fig. 3). 9-m diameter butterfly valve was installed in the side of the vault. The valve would be manually closed to hold out contaminant-laden stormwater or opened to allow cleaner, baseflow water to enter the cave. In 2008, a second valve was installed in the vault. This valve can be automatically opened and closed depending on turbidity levels of water in the creek.
Advances in Research in Karst Media by J.W. LaMoreaux (auth.), Bartolomé Andreo, Francisco Carrasco, Juan José Durán, James W. LaMoreaux (eds.)