The rugged terrain of Appalachia makes travel and transportation of commodities a difficult task. Railroads have historically offered a means of traveling within the region as well as transportation in and out of the region. Derek Hall, Physical Science Technician, uses one railroad as a means of access to find a spring draining higher elevation agricultural lands situated on karstic limestone.
More information about karst hydrology and water quality research at AFSRC is available from Dr. Douglas Boyer
Photo by Laura Cooper
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