Characterization, modeling, and remediation of karst in a changing environment

  • Zexuan XuEmail author
  • Nicolas Massei
  • Ingrid Padilla
  • Andrew Hartmann
  • Bill Hu
Thematic Issue


This introductory editorial paper provides a review and prospective outlook of the achievements and challenges in karst research under a changing environment. A brief discussion of the past and future karst research has been focused on: (1) data and new technologies; (2) modeling of karst flow and reactive transport; (3) responses of karst hydrosystems to climate variability and changes across scales.


Karst Data Modeling Changing Climate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Climate and Ecosystem Science DivisionLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Continental and Coastal Morphodynamics LaboratoryUniversity of Rouen-NormandyNormandyFrance
  3. 3.Department of Civil Engineering and SurveyingUniversity of Puerto Rico at MayagüezMayagüezUSA
  4. 4.Faculty of Environment and Natural ResourcesUniversity of FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  5. 5.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of BristolBristolUK
  6. 6.Institute of Groundwater and Earth SciencesJinan UniversityGuangzhouChina

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