Recent developments in Surface and Subsurface Karst Geomorphology

Special Issue of Geomorphology (ISSN 0169-555X) on "Recent developments in Surface and Subsurface Karst Geomorphology" is about to be printed. This issue collects some of the papers presented during the Karst Geomorphology session at the European Geological Union Assembly at Vienna 2007 and some invited papers.

The contents are already downloadable in the Elsevier's websites (ScienceDirect).



Volume 106, issues 1-2, May 2009

Special Issue

Recent developments in surface and subsurface karst geomorphology

Guest editors Jo De Waele, Philippe Audra and Lukas Plan


Recent developments in surface and subsurface karst geomorphology: An introduction

Pages 1-8

Jo De Waele, Lukas Plan, Philippe Audra

On concepts and methods for the estimation of dissolutional denudation rates in karst areas

Pages 9-14

Franci Gabrovsek

Solution weathering rate and origin of karst landforms and caves in the quartzite of Auyan-tepui (Gran Sabana, Venezuela)

Pages 15-25
Leonardo Piccini, Marco Mecchia

Morphology and origin of coastal karst landforms in Miocene and Quaternary carbonate rocks along the central-western coast of Sardinia (Italy)
Pages 26-34
Jo De Waele, Mauro Mucedda, Luca Montanaro

The role of loamy sediment (terra rossa) in the context of steady state karst surface lowering
Pages 35-45
France Sustersic, Klement Rejsek, Miha Misic, Frantisek Eichler
The effect of river dynamics induced by the Messinian Salinity Crisis on karst landscape and caves: Example of the Lower Ardeche river (mid Rhone valley)
Pages 46-61
Ludovic Mocochain, Philippe Audra, Georges Clauzon, Olivier Bellier, Jean-Yves Bigot, Olivier Parize, Philippe Monteil

Modelling karst geomorphology on different time scales
Pages 62-77
Georg Kaufmann

Bats and bell holes: The microclimatic impact of bat roosting, using a case study from Runaway Bay Caves, Jamaica
Pages 78-85
Joyce Lundberg, Donald A. McFarlane

Evidence of inception horizons in karst conduit networks
Pages 86-99
Marco Filipponi, Pierre-Yves Jeannin, Laurent Tacher

Morphogenesis of hypogenic caves
Pages 100-117
Alexander Klimchouk

Constraints on alpine speleogenesis from cave morphology ? A case study from the eastern Totes Gebirge (Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria)
Pages 118-129
Lukas Plan, Marco Filipponi, Michael Behm, Robert Seebacher, Peter Jeutter

A mid Miocene to early Pleistocene multi-level cave as a gauge for tectonic uplift of the Swabian Alb (Southwest Germany)
Pages 130-141
M. Strasser, A. Strasser, K. Pelz, H. Seyfried

Cyclic sedimentation in Brazilian caves: Mechanisms and palaeoenvironmental significance
Pages 142-153
Augusto S. Auler, Peter L. Smart, Xianfeng Wang, Luis B. Pilo, R. Lawrence Edwards, Hai Cheng

Gravitational deformations and fillings of aging caves: The example of Qesem karst system, Israel
Pages 154-164
Amos Frumkin, Panagiotis Karkanas, Miryam Bar-Matthews, Ran Barkai, Avi Gopher, Ruth Shahack-Gross, Anton Vaks

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