Site Characterization in Karst and Pseudokarst Terraines: Practical Strategies and Technology for Practicing Engineers, Hydrologists and Geologists

  title={Site Characterization in Karst and Pseudokarst Terraines: Practical Strategies and Technology for Practicing Engineers, Hydrologists and Geologists},
  author={Richard C. Benson and Lynn B. Yuhr},
  journal={Site Characterization in Karst and Pseudokarst Terraines},
  • R. Benson, L. Yuhr
  • Published 2016
  • Geology
  • Site Characterization in Karst and Pseudokarst Terraines
There is a wide range of terminology encountered in the fi eld of karst. The following terms will set the stage for the topics to be covered. Additional terms will be presented throughout the book. The two key divisions are karst and pseudokarst. Karst conditions are formed due to a natural process of dissolution of soluble rock. Pseudokarst may look or act like karst, but it may be formed naturally in non-soluble rock or may be caused by man’s activities. In addition, the term paleokarst is… Expand

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