Living With Karst

58739fb317e37.jpg Author Christopher G. Groves, Ernst H. Kastning, George N. Huppert, George Veni, Harvey DuChene, Nicholas C. Crawford, and Rick Olson
Isbn 9780922152582
File size 2MB
Year 2001
Pages 64
Language English
File format PDF
Category Biology

Book Description:

Produced in Cooperation with the National Speleological Society, American Cave Conservation Association, Bureau of Land Management, Illinois Basin consortium, National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Although the term "karst" is not widely known, nearly 25% of the world's population lives in karst areas. Living With Karst, the 4th booklet in the AGI Environmental Awareness Series vividly illustrates what karst is and why karst areas are important. The booklet also discusses karst-related environmental and engineering concerns, guidelines for living with karst, and sources of additional information.

 

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