Natural and anthropogenic hazards in karst areas: an introduction

@inproceedings{Parise2007NaturalAA,
  title={Natural and anthropogenic hazards in karst areas: an introduction},
  author={Mario Parise and John Gunn},
  year={2007}
}
The distinctive hydrology and landforms of karst create a very special environment. Although several types of karst have been identified worldwide, a common thread is the dominantly subterranean drainage. The paucity of water flowing at the surface, a consequence of rapid infiltration underground through a network of discontinuities in the soluble rock mass, results in two important but contrasting points: the considerable value of karst water resources (representing about 25% of the drinkable… Expand
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