Description of environmental problems in gypsum karst areas, especially of the effects related to human impacts that are unique to gypsum karst systems or most commonly occur herein. The paper deals with pollution (oil, radioactive substances and fertilizers), mining activity, underground water abstraction, construction of dams and reservoirs, collapse and subsidence hazards giving examples of former Soviet Union.
Klimchouk, Alexander and Vjacheslav Andrejchuk.
Environmental problems in gypsum karst terrains.
International Journal of Speleology,
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