AMCS Bulletin 11
Cave Hydrology of the
Over 425 kilometers of underwater caves have been surveyed in the area called the Riviera Maya on the Caribbean coast of Quintana Roo. This masters thesis reports on studies of groundwater flow in this coastal karst aquifer.
Table of Contents
11 Introduction 15 Geological and Hydrological Conditions of the Caribbean Yucatan Coast 37 Groundwater Flow in Conduits: Spatial Trends and Tidal Influence 57 Salinity Distribution Mapping to Delineate Mixing 65 Hydraulics of the Nohoch Nah Chich Conduit System 75 Groundwater Tides 85 Conclusions 91 References