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., Wacker, M.A., Robinson, Edward, Dixon, J.F., and Wingard, G.L. (2006) A cyclostratigraphic and borehole-geophysical approach to development of a three-dimensional conceptual hydrogeologic model of the karstic Biscayne aquifer, southeastern Florida: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5235, 69 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.
- 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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