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The members of the IAH Karst Commission (KC) have published a large number of papers and books dealing with karst hydrogeology, which can be found on their individual homepages or using conventional search tools. The list below includes highlights of the publications with a significant involvement of the KC members since 2007.

Reviews in Karst Hydrogeology

Hartmann A, Goldscheider N, Wagener T, Lange J, Weiler M (2014) Karst water resources in a changing world: Review of hydrological modeling approaches. Reviews of Geophysics, published online.

Fiorillo F (2014) The Recession of Spring Hydrographs, Focused on Karst Aquifers. Water Resources Management, 28: 1781–1805.

Members of the Karst Commission publish a series of Reviews in Karst Hydrogeology, with the goal to collect, evaluate and disseminate relevant knowledge in this field. To date, the following review papers have been published by different KC authors in different journals:

Guo F, Jiang G, Yuan D, Polk JS (2013) Evolution of major environmental geological problems in karst areas of Southwestern China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 69 (7): 2427-2435.

Goldscheider N (2012) A holistic approach to groundwater protection and ecosystem services in karst terrains. AQUA mundi 3(2): 117-124.

Ghasemizadeh R, Hellweger F, Butscher C,  Padilla I, Vesper D, Field M, Alshawabkeh A (2012) Review: Groundwater flow and transport modeling of karst aquifers, with particular reference to the North Coast Limestone aquifer system of Puerto Rico, Hydrogeology Journal, 20(8): 1441-1461.

Goldscheider N, Mádl-Szőnyi J, Erőss A, Schill E (2010) Review: Thermal Water Resources in Carbonate Rock Aquifers. Hydrogeology Journal, 18(6): 1303-1318.

Books, special issues, and other relevant publications

2013/2014: Nico Goldscheider and Tobias Geyer have edited two special issues of the German SCI journal “Grundwasser” on karst hydrogeology, with contributions from many German, Austrian, Swiss and US American KC members.

First Special Issue (Dec 2013):

Second Special Issue (Mar 2014):

2013: KC Co-Chair has published two new textbooks:

Kresic N & Mikszewski A (2013) Hydrogeological Conceptual Site Models: Data Analysis and Visualizations. CRC/Taylor & Francis, 584 p.

Kresic N (2013) Water in Karst. Management, Vulnerability, and Restoration. McGraw-Hill, New York, 708 p.

2012: Selected paper presented at the Karst Symposium in Malaga in 2010  have been published in a special issue of Environmental Earth Sciences, edited by KC members Bartolomé Andreo and Jim LaMoreaux (Volume 65, Number 8, April 2012): http://www.springerlink.com/content/1866-6280/65/8/

2011: Selected paper presented at the Karst Symposium and KC meeting in Malaga in 2010  have been published in a special issue of Carbonates and Evaporites, edited by KC members Bartolomé Andreo and Jim LaMoreaux:

Acta Carsologica2010: The Karst Commission has prepared a special issue of Acta Carsologica entitled “Research Frontiers and Practical Challenges in Karst Hydrogeology” (Guest Editors: N. Goldscheider & N. Ravbar) presenting contributions from almost all KC members:http://carsologica.zrc-sazu.si/?stran=issue&volume=39&issue=2

2010: Papers presented at the 4th International Symposium on Karst (April 2010, Malaga, where the KC held their 2nd Meeting) have been published in a book “Advances in Research in Karst Media”, edited by KC members B. Andreo, J. LaMoreaux and others. The book is the first volume of a new book series “Environmental Earth Sciences” (Springer).

2010: KC member O. Bonacci & M. Juracic have edited a special issue of Geologia Croatica (SCI) on the “Sustainability of the Karst Environment” including selected papers presented at the karst conference in Plitvice in 2009, where the KC held their 1st Meeting:

2009: Jiang Guanghui and Liu Zaihua have edited a special volume of Carsologica Sinica, including papers presented during the opening ceremony of the International Research Centre on Karst (IRCK-UNESCO) in Guilin, China, in December 2008.

2009: KC co-chair N. Kresic edited a theme issue of journal Ground Water entitled “Ground Water in Karst”, with contributions from many KC members:

2009: KC co-chair N. Kresic edited a book on the “Groundwater Hydrology of Springs”, together with Z. Stevanovic, with contributions from N. Goldscheider, O. Bonacci, M. Petric, G. Günay and other co-authors:

2009: KC co-chair N. Kresic published a book entitled “Groundwater Resources: Sustainability, Management and Restoration” which includes various sections emphasizing unique characteristics of karst aquifers:

2008: KC member B. Andreo edited a special volume of the International Journal of Speleology on the “Hydrogeology in Caves”, with contributions from other KC members:

2008: KC member E. Greene published a chapter entitled “Hydrogeologic Characterization and Methods Used in the Investigation of Karst Hydrology” in a USGS publication discussing surface water-groundwater interactions:

2007: KC member N. Ravbar published a book entitled “The Protection of Karst Waters”, presenting a new methodology of groundwater vulnerability and risk mapping:

2007: KC chair N. Goldscheider, together with former chairman D. Drew, edited the IAH book “Methods in Karst Hydrogeology”, with contributions from many KC members (e.g. B. Andreo, P.Y. Jeannin, C. Groves, N. Kresic, R. Benischke, T. Bechtel):

Publications of KC chair N. Goldscheider, mostly dealing with karst and in cooperation with various KC members (e.g. B. Andreo, D. Drew, N. Goeppert, V. Nguyet, N. Ravbar):

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