Upper Floridan and Biscayne Aquifers
Photos of Karst Features
Karst produces distinctive topographic features that can be prominent and distinctive. There are photographs available of the following karst features in the Upper Floridan and Biscayne aquifers:
- In-Stream Sinkholes
- Cunningham, K.J., Carlson, J.I., Wingard, G.L., Robinson, Edward, and Wacker, M.A. (2004) Characterization of aquifer heterogeneity using cyclostratigraphy and geophysical methods in the upper part of the Biscayne aquifer, southeastern Florida--relation to rock fabric and sequence stratigraphy: USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4208, 46 p.
- Metz, P.A., and Lewelling, B.R. (2009) Hydrologic conditions that influence streamflow losses in a karst region of the upper Peace River, Polk County, Florida: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5140, 82 p.
- Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., and Metge, D.W. (2008) Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--2. Chemical retention from diffusion and slow advection: Water Resources Research, vol. 44, p. #W08430.
There are 2 USGS scientists you can contact for more information about this aquifer.