Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst (2008)

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Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst (2008)
Creator:
Yuhr, Lynn B.
Alexander, E. Calvin Jr.
Beck, Barry F.
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English

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Subjects / Keywords:
Formation Of Karst And Sinkholes ( local )
Application Of Geophysics ( local )
GIS Morphing And Computer Databases ( local )
Unique Investigation Techniques ( local )
Risk Assessment ( local )
Hydrology Of Woodville Karst Plain ( local )
Water Management, Monitoring, And Remediation, Modeling In Karst ( local )
Groundwater Tracing ( local )
Planning And Regulation ( local )
Foundation Design And Construction ( local )
Sinkhole Mitigation And Repair ( local )
Grouting Techniques ( local )
And Engineering Man's Infrastructure. ( local )
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Proceedings of the 11th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, held in Tallahassee, Florida, September 22-26, 2008. Sponsored by Geo-Institute of ASCE. This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 73 papers concerning the unique problems and innovative solutions connected with karst terrain. The papers strike a balance between the environmental and engineering aspects of working in karst and sinkhole-prone areas. The volume reflects a distinct shift to integrated approaches for investigations and the expanding range of tools that are available to engineers and scientists. Topics include: formation of karst and sinkholes; application of geophysics; GIS morphing and computer databases; unique investigation techniques; risk assessment; hydrology of Woodville Karst Plain; water management, monitoring, and remediation, modeling in karst; groundwater tracing; planning and regulation; foundation design and construction; sinkhole mitigation and repair; grouting techniques; and engineering man's infrastructure.

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