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.
- 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.
- Reese, R.S., and Richardson, Emily (2008) Synthesis of the hydrogeologic framework of the Floridan Aquifer system and delineation of a major Avon Park permeable zone in central and southern Florida: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5207, 60 p.
There are 2 USGS scientists you can contact for more information about this aquifer.