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.
- 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.