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., Sukop, M.C., Huang, Haibo, Alvarez, P.F., Curran, H.A., and Renken, R.A. (2009) Prominence of ichnologically influenced macroporosity in the karst Biscayne aquifer--Stratiform "super-K" zones: Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol. 121, iss. 1-2, p. 164-180.
- Harvey, R.W., Metge, D.W., Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Osborn, C.L., Ryan, J.N., Cunningham, K.J., and Landkamer, L.L. (2008) Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--3. Use of microspheres to estimate the transport potential of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts: Water Resources Research, vol. 44, p. #W08431.
- Renken, R.A., Cunningham, K.J., Shapiro, A.M., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., Metge, D.W., and Wacker, M.A. (2008) Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--1. Revised conceptualization of groundwater flow: Water Resources Research, vol. 44, p. #W08429.
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