degree of karstification

degree of karstification
   The ratio of the volume of openings to the total volume of a soluble massif, expressed as a percentage. It is the sum of the activity indices from the initiation of karstification, and so is normally applied only to carbonate rocks with little or no primary porosity [20].
   Related to corrosion and solution.
   Synonyms: (French.) taux de karstification; (German.) Ausmaß ( Grad) der Verkarstung; (Greek.) vathmos karstikiiseos; (Italian.) grado di carsificazione; (Spanish.) grado de karstificación; (Turkish.) karstlaÕma derecesi; (Yugoslavian.) stupanj krs \# kog procesa, stopnja zakrasevanja, stepen karstifikacijé.

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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