Environmental Change and Sustainability in Karst Systems

Aim of the Project

The aim of the proposed project is to increase and improve global understanding of karst and water resources and their effects on ecological health and on human issues which involve water supply, agriculture, and urban development. This will be accomplished through sharing of ideas, experiences and resources in developing solutions to karst water resource challenges.

Project Leader

  • Dr. Zhang Cheng, China

Co-leaders:

  • Dr. Augusto Auler, Brazil
  • Dr. Jiang Yongjun, China
  • Dr. Martin Knez, Slovenia
  • Dr. Bartolom√© Andrea-Navarro, Spain
  • Professor Ezzat Raeisi, Iran
  • Professor Yuan Daoxian, China
  • Professor Chris Groves, United States