Hrvatski geološki institut

Hrvatski geološki institut

Hrvatski geološki institut

Hrvatski geološki institut

Hrvatski geološki institut

Hrvatski geološki institut

Hrvatski geološki institut

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Geochemical Processes of Karst and Karst Paleoenvironments

Guest Editors:
Dr. Slobodan Miko, Croatian Geological Survey, Zagreb, Croatia (slobodan.miko@hgi-cgs.hr )

Dr. Nikolina Ilijanić,  Croatian Geological Survey, Zagreb, Croatia (nikolina.ilijanic@hgi-cgs.hr )

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021

Message from the Guest Editors

Dear Colleagues, Karst landscapes and karst aquifers, which are composed of a variety of soluble rocks, comprise 20–25% of the icefree land surface, and nearly 20% of society worldwide relies on karst aquifers for economic, urban, and environmental fresh water. The dissolution of a carbonate rock and the influence on water chemistry are a combination of various geochemical processes of major significance to the origin and evolution of the karst environment. Today, the main driver influencing environmental changes in the karst environment is anthropogenic chemical contamination and climate change. In order to evaluate the impact of these changes on karst systems it is necessary to determine geochemical background levels for delineating between natural and anthropogenic impacts[…].

For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/water/special_issues/Geochemical_Processes_of_Karst_Paleoenvironments

Dr. Slobodan Miko

Dr. Nikolina Ilijanić

Guest Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Jean-Luc PROBST ECOLAB, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), University of Toulouse, campus ENSAT, Auzeville Tolosane, France

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CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 3.0, which equals rank 82/217 (Q2) in ‘Water Science and Technology’, rank 88/219 (Q2) in ‘Aquatic Science’ and rank 147/679 (Q1) in ‘Geography, Planning and Development’.

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