“Risk of Subsidence due to Evaporite Solution” (ROSES) - Introduction to a Special Issue of Environmental Geology
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This Special Issue showcases a European research project, which sought to develop tools to predict and manage severe, localized land subsidence in areas underlain by karstified gypsum. ROSES (Risk of Subsidence due to Evaporite Solution) was a major R&D Project of the European Commission’s 4th Framework Programme of Research and Technological Development (project number ENV4-CT97-0603, 1998 to 2001). As in all such European projects, the research was undertaken collaboratively by a consortium of international partners, each of whom brought a specialist skill-set to the team:
University of Newcastle, UK (Coordinator): applied hydrogeology, geotechnical engineering, subsidence engineering.
National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine: Speleology, gypsum dissolution kinetics, karst hydrogeology.
Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany: mathematical modelling of groundwater flow and dissolution in karst terrains.
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain: geomorphology.
British Geological Survey, UK: Hazard ...
- “Risk of Subsidence due to Evaporite Solution” (ROSES) - Introduction to a Special Issue of Environmental Geology
Volume 48, Issue 3 , pp 285-286
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- 1. HSBC Professor Environmental Technologies,
- 2. Hydrogeochemical Engineering Research and Outreach (HERO), Institute for Research on the Environment and Sustainability, Devonshire Building, University of Newcastle, NE1 7RU, UK
- 3. Electrokinetic Limited, Nanotechnology Centre, Herschel Building, Kings Walk, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
- 4. Research Associate - Hydrogeology,