SP14: Karst from Recent to Reservoirs

SP14_coverSP14: Karst from Recent to Reservoirs

Extended Abstracts and Field Guide for the symposium held June 7 through June 11, 2008 in Rapid City, South Dakota

Conference Abstracts and Field Guide (2008). ISBN 978-0-9789976-3-2. 221 pages. Soft bound. 

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Recommended Citation: Ira D. Sasowsky, Charles T. Feazel, John E. Mylroie, Arthur N. Palmer, Margaret V. Palmer, eds., 2008, Karst from Recent to Reservoirs. Special Publication 14, Karst Waters Institute, Leesburg, Virginia, 221 p.


Table of Contents


Introductory Keynotes

  1. Predicting Architecture and Recovery Behavior of Meteoric Paleokarst Reservoirs from Hierarchy of Associated Unconformity Surfaces (Kerans)
  2. The Colors and Flavors of Karst (White)

Extended Abstracts

  1. Lewis and Clark Caverns, (Jefferson County) Montana: Karst from a Prolonged and Profound Tectonic History (Aram)
  2. Bluff Dwellers Cave (McDonald County, Missouri): A Natural Classroom for Subsurface Fluid Flow and Reservoir Heterogeneity (Aram)
  3. Eogenetic Karstification and Palaeohydrology of a Danian Land-Attached Carbonate Shelf (North Spain) (Baceta, Pujalte, Wright, and Lapointe)
  4. Lower Paleozoic Paleokarst Mapping with Airborne Lidar, Franklin Mountains, El Paso, Texas (Bellian and Kerans)
  5. What Is Palaeokarst? (Bosák)
  6. Fabric Alteration and Stable Isotope Geochemistries of Karsted Madison Group Carbonates: Lick Creek Cave, Montana, U.S.A. (Carrière, Hopkins, and Machel)
  7. Biogenic Macroporosity and Its Lattice Boltzmann Method Permeability in the Karst Biscayne Aquifer (Cunningham, Sukop, Huang, Alvarez, Curran, Wacker, Florea, Renken, and Dixon)
  8. Fluid Flow, Dissolution, Breccia, and Carbonate Cement Along A Low-Angle Normal Fault; Evidence for Karsting in a Fault Zone, Mormon Mountains, Nevada (Diehl and Anderson)
  9. Paleokarst-Enhanced Reservoir for Geothermics and Gas Storage in Carboniferous Limestone (Campine Basin, NW European Carboniferous Basin) (Dusar and Lagrou)
  10. Microbially Mediated Carbonate Dissolution in Karst Aquifers (Engel and Randall)
  11. The Effects of Mixed Hydrothermal and Meteoric Fluids on Karst Reservoir Development, Buda Thermal Karst, Hungary (Erőss, Csoma, and Szőnyi-Mádl)
  12. Visualization of Groundwater Flow within Touching-Vug and Matrix porosity in an Eogenetic Karst Aquifer (Florea, Cunningham, and Altobelli)
  13. Morphology and Genesis of the Main Ore Body at Nanisivik Zinc/Lead Mine, Baffin Island, Canada: An Outstanding Example of Paragenetic Dissolution of Carbonate Bedrocks with Pene-Contemporaneous Precipitation of Sulfides and Gangue Minerals in a Hypogene Setting (Ford)
  14. Changing Conceptual Models in Carbonate Diagenesis (Goldstein)
  15. Quantifying Karst Reservoirs Using Outcrop Analogues and Sub-Surface Data (Gutteridge, Witkowski, Grunnaleite, Jensen, and Sælen)
  16. Water-Rock Interaction in Wumishan Formation Carbonate Rocks of Renqiu Oilfield and Evolution of the Reservoir and Permeability (Han and Zhu)
  17. A Conceptual Model of Preferential Flow Pathways in a Karst Aquifer Using Multiple Data Types (Hill and Martin)
  18. Geothermal Convection in the Tengiz Reservoir: A Mechanism for Generating Burial Karst?( Jones, Collins, Xiao, Kenter, Harris, and Assaubaeva)
  19. Deep-Seated Karst: Paleokarst, or Hypogenic Speleogenesis? (Klimchouk)
  20. Flank Margin Caves: Preservation Probability and Burial Outcomes (Labourdette and Mylroie)
  21. Fracture Controlled Platform Margins, Implications in the Evolution of Karst Processes: An Approach from a 3D View (Labraña, Pueyo, and Hunt)
  22. Rapid Recharge Events in a Semi-arid Environment: Two Examples from Karstic Aquifers in Southeastern New Mexico (Land and Burger)
  23. Complex Karst-Controlled Reservoirs: Identification and Prediction in 3D-space of Reservoir Characteristics (Lapointe and Massonnat)
  24. The Geothermal Reservoir of the Carboniferous Limestones of Hainaut (Belgium) (Licour)
  25. Lower Ordovician Ellenburger Group Collapsed-Paleocave Facies and Associated Pore Network in the Goldrus Unit #3 Core, Barnhart Field, Texas (Loucks and Ruppel)
  26. Origin and Modification of Lower Ordovician Ellenburger Group Paleokarst Breccias and Fractures in Central and West Texas (Loucks)
  27. Paleocave Facies Types and Distribution in a Coalesced, Collapsed-Paleocave System from the Lower Ordovician, Ellenburger Group, as Defined by the Integration of Ground-Penetrating Radar and Shallow-Core and Outcrop Data (Loucks)
  28. Late-Mississippian Paleokarst and Thermobaric Features with Related Porosity Creation and Destruction in the Aspen, Colorado Area, U.S.A. (Maslyn)
  29. Evolution of Paleokarst Related to a Forebulge Unconformity: An Example from the Late Cretaceous and Paleogene of Kras, Matarsko Podolje and Istria, Southwest Slovenia and Northwest Croatia (Otoničar)
  30. Quantitative Interpretation of Solution Porosity (Palmer)
  31. Kaskaskia Paleokarsts of Northern Illinois, U.S.A. (Plotnick, Kenig, Glasspool, and Scott)
  32. H2S-H2SO4-Driven Hypogenic Speleogenesis of the Caves in the Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico and Texas, U.S.A. (Polyak and Provencio)
  33. Groundwater Flow-Path Identification in the Tabasco-Chiapas Mountain Range, Southern Mexico (Rosales-Lagarde, Campbell, Boston, and Stafford)
  34. Hypogene Processes in the Balcones Fault Zone Edwards Aquifer in South-Central Texas, a New Conceptual Model to Explain Aquifer Dynamics (Schindel, Johnson, and Alexander)
  35. Are Models of Collapsed Palaeocave Breccias Based on Continental Caves Adequate? (Smart and Whitaker)
  36. Hypogene Speleogenesis within the Central Basin Platform: Karst Porosity in the Yates Field, Pecos County, Texas, U.S.A. (Stafford, Behnken, and White)
  37. Speleogenesis in the Unconsolidated Cenozoic Limestones of Southern Australia (White and Mylroie)
  38. Porosity of Modern Karst Aquifers (Worthington)

Field Guide Field Guide to the Paleokarst of the Southern Black Hills (Palmer and Palmer)