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Correction to: Application of EPIK and KDI methods for identification and evaluation of karst vulnerability at Intervales State Park and surrounding region (Southeastern Brazil)

  • Bruno Daniel LenhareEmail author
  • William Sallun Filho
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Correction to: Carbonates and Evaporites (2019) 34:175–187  https://doi.org/10.1007/s13146-018-0474-6

The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake. Figure 3, Tables 4 and 6 were incorrect. The corrected Fig. 3, Tables 4 and 6 are given in the following page.
Fig. 3

Results of the analysis of the carbonate bodies of the study area, according to the EPIK and KDI methods, showing the actual karst situation between the Guapiara Plateau and Paranapiacaba Range. a Epikarst (E); b protective cover (P); c infiltration (I); d karst network (K); e protection factor (F)

Table 4

Karst vulnerability

(modified from Doerfliger and Zwahlen 1998)

Protection factor

Vulnerability level

9 < F ≤ 19

Very high vulnerability

20 < F ≤ 25

High vulnerability

F > 25

Moderate vulnerability

F > 25, with the presence of both P4 and I3,4

Low vulnerability

Table 6

Results for each vulnerability assessment method

Carbonate body

EPIK

Vulnerability level

KDI

Impact grade

A

High

Low/medium

B

High

Medium

C

Moderate

Low/medium

D

High

High

E

Very high

High

F

Very high

Low/medium

G

Very high

Low/High

H

Very high

High

I

Very high

Low

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sedimentary Geology Department, Geosciences InstituteUniversidade de São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Secretary of EnvironmentGeological InstituteSão PauloBrazil

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