Caves: Processes, Development and Management by David Gillieson

By David Gillieson

This e-book is aimed toward scholars of the usual setting, however it also will attract these - cavers, environmental managers and box naturalists - who're concerned with the underground global and its population. it really is illustrated all through with pictures, maps and line diagrams, just about all of that are unique to the book.Content:
Chapter 1 The Cave method and Karst (pages 1–13):
Chapter 2 Cave Hydrology (pages 14–58):
Chapter three strategies of Cave improvement (pages 59–114):
Chapter four Cave Formations (pages 115–142):
Chapter five Cave Sediments (pages 143–166):
Chapter 6 courting Cave Deposits (pages 167–187):
Chapter 7 Cave Deposits and previous Climates (pages 188–202):
Chapter eight Cave Ecology (pages 203–236):
Chapter nine Cave administration (pages 237–267):
Chapter 10 Catchment administration in Karst (pages 268–299):

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Hydro/. 76, 1-25. Ashton, K. 1966: The analysis of flow data from karst drainage systems. Trans. B. 7 (2), 161-203. Atkinson, T. C. 1977: Diffuse flow and conduit flow in limestone terrain in the Mendip Hills, Somerset (Great Britain). , Hydrol. 35, 93-110. Atkinson, T. C. 1985: Present and future directions in karst hydrogeology. Ann. Soc. Geoi. Belgique 108,293-6.

B. 7 (2), 161-203. Atkinson, T. C. 1977: Diffuse flow and conduit flow in limestone terrain in the Mendip Hills, Somerset (Great Britain). , Hydrol. 35, 93-110. Atkinson, T. C. 1985: Present and future directions in karst hydrogeology. Ann. Soc. Geoi. Belgique 108,293-6.

Under laminar flow condition in small tubes, the discharge per unit length can be calculated using the Hagen-Poseuille equation (Vennard and Street 1976): Q = rrd 4 pg . 7) where dhldl is the head loss over a unit length and d is the diameter of the tube. From this, large tubes are much more conductive than small ones. 1 mm in diameter. 3). The Reynold's number Re is used to help identify the critical velocity at which the transition from laminar to turbulent flow takes place and beyond which Darcy's law is inapplicable.

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