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

Sinkholes and Karst (2008)

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

Edited by Lynn B. Yuhr; E. Calvin Alexander, Jr.; Barry F. Beck

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 183

2008 / 782 pp.



 
Soft Cover - In Stock
$239.00 List / $179.25ASCE Member
Stock No. 41003 / ISBN: 9780784410035


Description

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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