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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

Goeppert, N., Goldscheider, N., & Berkowitz, B. (2020). Experimental and modeling evidence of kilometer-scale anomalous tracer transport in an alpine karst aquifer. Water Research, 115755. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.115755

Marín, Ana I., José Francisco Martín Rodríguez, Juan Antonio Barberá, Jaime Fernández-Ortega, Matías Mudarra, Damián Sánchez, and Bartolomé Andreo (2021). Groundwater vulnerability to pollution in karst aquifers, considering key challenges and considerations: application to the Ubrique springs in southern Spain. Hydrogeology Journal (2021): 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-020-02279-8 

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, 127006. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.127006

Xanke, J., Liesch, T. Quantification and possible causes of declining groundwater resources in the Euro-Mediterranean region from 2003 to 2020. Hydrogeol J (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-021-02448-3

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 Studies41, 101090. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2022.101090

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. HydrogeolJ 2022.