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KARMA Deliverables

Work Package 1 - Project Management, Dissemination & Communication


Work Package 2 - Water availability


Work Package 3 - Water quality


Work Package 4 - Modeling tools


Work Package 5 - Mediterranean karst aquifer map & database



KARMA policy briefs


KARMA Publications

  • Cinkus G, Mazzilli N, Jourde H, Wunsch A, Liesch T, Ravbar N, Chen Z, Goldscheider, N (2023) Technical note: When best is the enemy of good – critical evaluation of performance criteria in hydrological models. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Preprint.
  • Cinkus G, Wunsch A, Mazzilli N, Liesch T, Chen Z, Ravbar N, Doummar J, Fernández-Ortega J, Barberá JA, Andreo B, Goldscheider N, Jourde H (2023) Comparison of Artificial Neural Networks and Reservoir models for simulating karst spring discharge. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 27, 1961–1985.
  • Cinkus G, Mazzilli N, Jourde, H. (2021) Identification of relevant indicators for the assessment of karst systems hydrological functioning: proposal of a new classification. Journal of Hydrology, Volume 603, Part C, 127006.
  • Cinkus G, Mazzilli N, Jourde, H (2023) KarstID: An R Shiny application for the analysis of karst spring discharge time series and the classification of karst systems hydrological functioning. Environmental Earth Sciences Issue 82, 136.
  • Doummar J, Fahs M, Aoun M, ElGhawi R, Othman J, Alali M, Kassem HA (2022) Assessment of water quality and quantity of springs at a pilot-scale: Applications in semi-arid Mediterranean areas in Lebanon. American Geophysical Union books: Threats to Springs in a Changing World, 111-129.
  • Fahrmeier N, Goeppert N, Goldscheider N (2021) Comparative application and optimization of different single borehole dilution test techniques. Hydrogeology Journal, 29(1): 199–211.
  • Fahrmeier N, Goeppert N, Goldscheider N (2022) A novel probe for point injections in groundwater monitoring wells. Hydrogeology Journal, 30(3): 1021-1029.
  • Fandel C, Miville F, Ferré T, Goldscheider N, Renard P (2022) The stochastic simulation of karst conduit network structure using anisotropic fast marching, and its application to a geologically complex alpine karst system. Hydrogeology Journal, 30(3): 927–946.
  • Fernández-Ortega J, Barberá JA, Andreo B (2023). Implications of Tryptophan-Like-Fluorescence Long-Term Monitoring for Bacterial Detection in a Mountainous Karst Aquifer. In: Andreo B, Barberá JA, Durán-Valsero JJ, Gil-Márquez JM, Mudarra M (eds.) EuroKarst 2022, Málaga. Advances in Karst Science. Springer, Cham. pp 79–84.
  • Frank S, Fahrmeier N, Goeppert N, Goldscheider N (2022) High-resolution multi-parameter monitoring of microbial water quality and particles at two alpine karst springs as a basis for an early-warning system. Hydrogeology Journal 30, 2285-2298.
  • Goeppert N, Goldscheider N, Berkowitz B (2020) Experimental and modeling evidence of kilometer-scale anomalous tracer transport in an alpine karst aquifer. Water Research 178 (2020) 115755.
  • Lorenzi V, Sbarbati C, Banzato F, Lacchini A, Petitta M (2022) Recharge assessment of the Gran Sasso aquifer (Central Italy): Time-variable infiltration and influence of snow cover extension. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, Volume 41, 101090.
  • Lorenzi V, Sbarbati C, Banzato F, Manetta M, Petitta M (2023) Updating the water budget of the Gran Sasso carbonate fractured/karstified aquifer (Central Italy) for a sustainable management of groundwater resources. In: Andreo B, Barberá JA, Durán-Valsero JJ, Gil-Márquez JM, Mudarra M (eds.) EuroKarst 2022, Málaga. Advances in Karst Science. Springer, Cham, pp.33-39.
  • Lorenzi V, Barberio MD, Sbarbati C, Petitta M (2023) Groundwater recharge distribution due to snow cover in shortage conditions (2019-22) on the Gran Sasso carbonate aquifer (Central Italy) Environmental Earth Sciences 82, 206.
  • Marín AI, Martín Rodríguez JF, Barberá JA, Fernández-Ortega J, Mudarra M, Sánchez D, and Andreo B (2021) Groundwater vulnerability to pollution in karst aquifers, considering key challenges and considerations: application to the Ubrique springs in southern Spain. Hydrogeology Journal 29, 379–396.
  • Sivelle, V, Cinkus, G, Mazzilli, N, Labat, D, Arfib B, Massei, N, Cousquer Y, Bertin D, Jourde, H (2023) Improvement of the KarstMod modeling platform for a better assessment of karst groundwater resources. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Preprint.
  • Wunsch A, Liesch T, Cinkus G, Ravbar N, Chen Z, Mazzilli N, Jourde H, Goldscheider N (2022) Karst spring discharge modeling based on deep learning using spatially distributed input data. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 26, 2405–2430.
  • Xanke, J, Liesch, T (2022) Quantification and possible causes of declining groundwater resources in the Euro-Mediterranean region from 2003 to 2020. Hydrogeology Journal 30, 379–400.
  • Xanke J, Goldscheider N, Bakalowicz M, Barberá JA, Broda S, Chen Z, Ghanmi M, Günther A, Hartmann A, Jourde H, Liesch T, Mudarra M, Petitta M, Ravbar N, Stevanović Z (2022) Mediterranean karst aquifer map (MEDKAM), 1:5,000,000. Berlin, Karlsruhe, Paris.