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Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst



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Integrating Science and Engineering to Solve Karst Problems Proceedings of the 12th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-14, 2011 / Lynn Yuhr, James Kaufmann, James W. LaMoreaux, Nancy Green, Ann McCarley, Editors Keynote: Living with limestone: Missouri, USA / J. Gillman, B. Duley -- Differentiated characterization of karst aquifers: some contributions / T. Geyer, S. Birk, T. Reimann, N. Dörfliger, M. Sauter -- Environmental characteristics of karst in China and their effect on engineering / Y. Lu, Q. Liu, F. Zhang -- A brief history of water tracing / W.K. Jones. Session I: Formation of KarstGeophysical records of anthropogenic sinkhole formation in the Delaware Basin region, Southeast New Mexico and West Texas, USA / L. Land. Deep karst system research, Michigan, USA / T.J. Black. Session II: Missouri KarstHydrogeologic and topographic controls on evolution of karst features in Illinois' sinkhole plain / S.V. Panno, W.R. Kelly, J.C. Angel, D.E. Luman Recharge area delineations and hazard and vulnerability mapping in Perry County, Missouri / P. Moss Urban development in karst and collapse-prone geologic environments / C.B. Vierrether Session III: GIS/Land UseGeospatial analysis in identifying karst cavity distribution: The SMART Tunnel, Malaysia / H. Zabidi, M.H. De Freitas Spatial analysis of geologic and hydrologic features relating to sinkhole occurrence in Jefferson County, West Virginia / D.H. Doctor, K.Z. Doctor Application of the Karst-ALEA-Method--A scientifically based karst risk assessment for tunnel projects / D.H. Doctor, K.Z. Doctor A present risk from past activities: sinkhole occurrence above underground quarries / M. Parise Land use and limitations in the sinkhole and polje karst of the Ksiromero Region, Western Greece / M.G. Deligianni, G. Veni, K. Pavlopoulos. Session IV: Application of GeophysicsGeophysical signatures of Barton Springs (Parthenia, Zenobia and Eliza) of the Edwards Aquifer, Austin, Texas / M. Saribudak, N.M. Hauwert, A. Hawkins Geophysical prospecting for new cave passages: Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico, USA / L. Land Use of the AquaTrackTM technology to identify potential preferential groundwater flow paths in a gypsum-rich bedrock unit / R.E. Morse, P.W. Hare Using InSAR to detect subsidence at brine wells, sinkhole sites, and mines / M.L. Rucker, B.B. Panda, R.A. Meyers, J.C. Lommler Assessing shallow rock conditions over a brine cavern using seismic methods / M.L. Rucker, R.A. Meyers, J.C. Lommler. Session V: Sinkhole Mitigation and RepairThe Guatemala City sinkhole collapses / R.G. Hermosilla Remediation of karst concerns in the valleys of the Northeastern United States / J.A. Fischer, J.G. McWhorter, J.J. Fischer Full-scale field tests for bridging sinkholes using flexible steel components as reinforcement / D. Flum, A. Roduner, J. Kalejta Stabilization of the I-4 Maitland Blvd interchange sinkhole / G.U. Kuhns, B.R. Khouri, R.L. Broadrick. Session VI: Engineering Infrastructure in Karst/Planning and RegulationUse of electrical resistivity surveying to evaluate collapse potential related to road construction over a cave / D.W. Lambert, G.L. Adams, B. Fodor, L.E. Fennewald Application of stability charts for evaluation of required overburden thickness / E.C. Drumm, Ö. Aktürk Design, construction and performance of seepage barriers for dams on carbonate foundations / D.A. Bruce Sinkholes: The other Florida Catastrophe / E.D. Zisman The Florida sinkhole statute: its evolution, impacts and needed improvements / E.D. Zisman Sinkhole investigation methods: the next step after special publication no. 57 / E.D. Zisman, M. Wightman, J. Kestner. Session VII: Contaminant Monitoring and RemediationContaminant plumes and pseudoplumes in karst aquifers / R.O. Ewers, K.A. White, J.F. Fuller Down but not straight down: significance of lateral flow in the vadose zone of karst terrains / T.J. Aley, S.L. Kirkland Multiple remediation strategies for halogenated hydrocarbons in fractured limestone at a 23-acre site / G. Ponta, L.D. George Enhanced recharge to the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer, Central Texas / B.A. Smith, B.B. Hunt. Session VIII: Groundwater ModelingInterpretation of a short-duration pumping test in the mixed flow karst system using a three-reservoir model / C. Lu, L. Shu, Z. Wen, X. Chen Analysis of hydrogeological parameters and numerical modeling groundwater in a karst watershed, southwest China / X. Chen, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhou, Z. Zhang Study of canopy transpiration based on a distributed hydrology model in a small karst watershed of southwest China / Z. Zhang, X. Chen, P. Shi, G. Ou An evaluation of physical and chemical discharge parameters at a spring that drains the epikarst: Kentucky, USA / D.A. Jackson. Session IX: Dye TracingCharacterization of karst systems to support EIS database / A. Epperson, B. Ilgner, R. Lounsbury Comparison of discharge, chloride, temperature, uranine, D, and suspended sediment responses from a multiple tracer test in karst / A.J. Luhmann, M.D. Covington, S.C. Alexander, S.Y. Chai, B.F. Schwartz, J.T. Groten, E.C. Alexander Jr. Laboratory and field testing of a remotely deployed, multi-sensor fluorometer for groundwater tracing in an Ozark environment / L.D. Pierce Jr., S. Stoner, C.E. Boswell Groundwater dye tracing in central Missouri utilizing a multi-sensor fluorometer deployed in Hahatonka Spring / S.A. Stoner, L.D. Pierce Jr., C.E. Boswell Geology and dynamics of underground waters in Cerna Valley/Bile Herculane (Romania) / G. Ponta, I. Povar, E.G. Isverceanu, B.P. Onac, C. Marin, A. Tudorache Karst conduit flow in the Cambrian St. Lawrence Confining Unit, southeast Minnesota, USA / J.A. Green, A.C. Runkel, E.C. Alexander Jr. P ostersBench-scale models of dye breakthrough curves / C.T. Anger, E.C. Alexander Jr. Pilot study to integrate existing karst flow data for Kentucky into the National Hydrography Dataset Created by the U.S. Geological Survey / R.J. Blair, E.D. Carigan, J.C. Currens, P.W. O'Dell, J.A. Ray, J.E. Seay A model ordinance for development on karst in Kentucky: Guidance for construction on karst terrain and the reduction [of] property damage and threat to human health resulting from karst geologic hazards / J.C. Currens Cover-collapse sinkholes in Kentucky: Geographic and temporal distribution / J.C. Currens An investigation of monitorability issues for groundwater in the Zachs Knob syncline area, Northeast Tennessee, USA / R.M. Curtis, T.J. Aley, R.K. Barnhill, S.L. Kirkland Laboratory simulation experiment on dissolution of limestone under the hydrodynamic pressure and middle temperature / Q. Liu, Y. Lu, F. Zhang Mapping palimpsest karst features on the Illinois sinkhole plain using historical aerial photography / D.E. Luman, S.V. Panno Geogenic and anthropogenic nature of Hamadan sinkholes as a typical karst hazard in Iran / K. Taheri Isotopic evidence for the role of microbes in sulfate rock karst in burial environment / F. Zhang, Y. Lu, S. Zhang, J. Qi, Q. Liu The influence of water content on the soil erosion in the desertification area of Guizhou, China / J. Zhou, Y. Tang, X. Zhang, T. She, P. Yang, J. Wang Editorial: Integrating science and engineering to solve Karst problems / L. Yuhr, J. Kaufmann Editorial / J.W. LaMoreaux. Field trip guide: Illinois' Sinkhole Plain: Classic Karst Terrain of the Midwestern United States / S.V. Panno, W.R. Kelly, D.E. Luman. Subscription Required See Extended description for more information.