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Potential environmental impacts of quarrying stones in karst - a literature review

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2001/ofr-01-0484/

This report is the result of an extensive literature search to determine the state-of-the-knowledge regarding environmental impacts from quarrying carbonate rocks in karst formations to better use of karst resources in sustainable ways.

by Langer, William H. Jr.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0484, Version 1.0
Related topics:
Building stone resources, Economic geology, Mining and quarrying, Mining hazards, Sedimentary rocks, Karst areas
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