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Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology


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März 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology is a fully revised and updated version of the extensively used and widely cited Karst Geomorphology and Hydrology published in 1989. This systems orientated book is based on the authors' own teaching, research, consulting and international experience and includes wide international citations and illustrations This edition features a stronger emphasis on karst hydrogeology, applied aspects of karst and practical problems of karst as well as computer modelling. New developments in the field such as ground penetrating radar, cosmogenic exposure age dating and mass spectrometer techniques are evaluated The book provides a comprehensive sequenced discussion covering the significant features of karst rocks, the chemistry and kinetics of their dissolution, regional dissolution and carbon sequestration rates as well as fundamentals of hydrogeology with emphasis on the distinctive triple porosity of karst aquifers, cavern genesis, modelling of karst aquifers, the nature and palaeo-environmental importance of cave deposits, karst landforms at the surface, palaeokarst, applied karst problems, sustainable management and conservation of karst resources. Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology is an invaluable reference for students of karst studies, karst geomorphology and groundwater hydrogeology as well as hydrogeologists, geomorphologists and civil engineers practicing in regions with karst rocks.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO KARST.
CHAPTER 2. THE KARST ROCKS.
CHAPTER 3. DISSOLUTION: CHEMICAL AND KINETIC BEHAVIOUR OF THE KARST ROCKS.
CHAPTER 4. DISTRIBUTION AND RATE OF KARST DENUDATION.
CHAPTER 5. KARST HYDROLOGY.
CHAPTER 6. ANALYSIS OF KARST DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.
CHAPTER 7. SPELEOGENESIS: THE DEVELOPMENT OF CAVE SYSTEMS.
CHAPTER 8. CAVE INTERIOR DEPOSITS.
CHAPTER 9. KARST LANDFORM DEVELOPMENT IN HUMID REGIONS.
CHAPTER 10.THE INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE, CLIMATIC CHANGE AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON KARST DEVELOPMENT.
CHAPTER 11. KARST WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT.
CHAPTER 12. HUMAN IMPACTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION.

Pressestimmen

"...nobody who studies karst in any or all of its aspects can afford to overlook or disregard this book." (International Journal of Speleology Volume 36, 2007)
EAN: 9780470849972
ISBN: 0470849975
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2007
Format: kartoniert
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