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MODEL KARSTIC BISCAYNE AQUIFER, FLORIDA

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Product Number: 206059
Series: SIR-2005-5235
Scale: NO SCALE
Alternate ID: SIR2005-5235
Authors: EDWARD ROBINSON
Version Date: 01/01/2006
Regions: FL
Countries: USA
Media: Electronic (Physical)
Format: Bound
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Description: A fundamental problem in the simulation of karst ground-water flow and solute transport is how best to represent aquifer heterogeneity as defined by the spatial distribution of porosity, permeability, and storage. Combined analyses of cyclostratigraphy, including lithofacies and depositional environments, and borehole-geophysical logs, has improved the conceptualization of porosity, permeability, and storage within the triple-porosity karstic Biscayne aquifer in an approximately 95-square-mile study area of Miami-Dade County in southeastern Florida. The triple porosity of the Biscayne aquifer is principally: (1) matrix of interparticle and separate-vug porosity, providing much of the storage, and under dynamic conditions, diffuse-carbonate flow; (2) touching-vug porosity creating stratiform ground-water flow passageways; and (3) less common conduit porosity composed mainly of bedding-plane vugs, thin solution pipes, and cavernous vugs. These three conduit porosity types are all pathways for conduit ground-water flow.
Survey Date: 2006
Two Sided: Yes
Pieces: 2
Languages: English
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