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Document title

Hypogene gypsum karst and sinkhole formation at Moncalvo (Asti, Italy)

published at : Pure and applied karst geomorphology

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

VIGNA B. (1) ; FIORUCCI A. (1) ; BANZATO C. (1) ; FORTI P. (2) ; DE WAELE J. (2) ;
(1) Dip. di Ingegneria del Territorio, dell'Ambiente e delle Geotecnologie, Politecnico, Torino, ITALIE
(2) Italian Inst. of Speleology, Dip. di Scienze della Terra e Geologico-Ambientali, Bologna, ITALIE

Abstract

This paper describes a case study of hazard related to an underground gypsum quarry at Moncalvo (Monferrato area, Asti, Northern Italy), where an underground quarry encountered a water-bearing fracture that emptied overnight, claiming only material damage. Results of the hydrogeological surveys and the speleological and geomorphological fiedwork. Discussion about this hypogene karst, completely invisible at the surface, making up extremely dangerous situations

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie / ISSN 0372-8854 / CODEN ZGMPAG

Editor : Gebruder Borntraeger, Stuttgart - ALLEMAGNE (1925)

Millesime : 2010, vol. 54, no 2 [pp. 285-306]

Bibliographic references : 32 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 8829

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1127/0372-8854/2010/0054S2-0015

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