Drought impacts on karstic spring annual water potential. Application on Almyros (Crete) brackish spring

  title={Drought impacts on karstic spring annual water potential. Application on Almyros (Crete) brackish spring},
  author={Dimitrios E. Alexakis and George Tsakiris},
  journal={Desalination and Water Treatment},
  • D. AlexakisG. Tsakiris
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Environmental Science, Engineering
  • Desalination and Water Treatment
Frequent and intense drought episodes threaten the water balance of the fragile water systems in the coastal areas of the Mediterranean. Coastal brackish karstic springs offer a challenging solution for increasing water availability in case of temporary or permanent water shortages for alleviating the impacts of droughts and aridity in these areas. The paper discusses the impacts of droughts on the fresh water potential of the karstic spring of Almyros (Heraklion-Crete). Both time series of… 

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