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Physical-Chemical characteristics of the drip water in the "High Galleries" of the Nerja Cave (Malaga, Spain). Incidence of sampling procedures

dc.contributor.authorBenavente Herrera, José
dc.contributor.authorLiñán Baena, Cristina
dc.contributor.authorBessens, I.
dc.contributor.authorCarrasco Cantos, Francisco
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-21T18:40:50Z
dc.date.available2014-11-21T18:40:50Z
dc.date.issued2001
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10272/9411
dc.description.abstractThe physical-chemical characteristics (temperature, pH and electrical conductivity) of the drip water in the "High Galleries" (non-touristic zone) of the Nerja Cave have been monitored along the 2000 year. The results obtained indicate that the values of temperature and electrical conductivity are higher than those found in the touristic area and the pH values are smaller. This trend is thought to be induced by spatial changes in the Pco2of the cave atmosphere which, in turn, must reflect the fluxes of visitors as well as by other effects (ventilation, etc.). The identified trend is opposite to the one stated in a previous study (1991-1993). The reason is supposed to be a consequence of the different time elapsed from the dripping to the the measurement of the physico-chemical variables in each study, being shorter in the present. The exposition of the water samples to the cave atmosphere induces the off-gasing of CO, and the precipitation of CaCOy thus decresing the electrical conductivity and increasing the pH. In addition, a general direct relationship beween the conductivity and the drip water flow has been shownen_US
dc.language.isospaen_US
dc.publisherSociedad Geológica de Españaen_US
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/*
dc.subject.otherCavesen_US
dc.subject.otherDrip wateren_US
dc.subject.otherHydrochemistryen_US
dc.subject.otherCarbonate equilibriaen_US
dc.subject.otherKarsten_US
dc.subject.otherNerjaen_US
dc.titleCaracterísticas físico-químicas de las aguas de goteo en las "Galerías Altas" de la Cueva de Nerja (Málaga). Incidencia de los procedimientos de medidaen_US
dc.titlePhysical-Chemical characteristics of the drip water in the "High Galleries" of the Nerja Cave (Malaga, Spain). Incidence of sampling procedureseng
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