A list of cave and karst publications by Washington University faculty and students:


Criss, R.E. and Wilson, D.A., editors (2003) At the Confluence: Rivers, Floods, and Water Quality in the St. Louis Region, MBG Press, St. Louis, 278 p. (available here)

Criss R. E. (1999) Principles of Stable Isotope Distribution, Oxford University Press, New York, 264 p. [QD466.5C1C75] (Errata)


Jennifer L. Lippmann (2007) Geochemistry of Missouri Cave Sediments, MA Theses, Washington University, St. Louis, May 2007.

William E. Winston (2001) Dynamic response of an eastern Missouri karst spring to seasonal and storm induced perturbations. MA Thesis, Washington University, St. Louis, December 2001, 225 p.


journal articles:

Criss, R.E., Davisson, M.L., Surbeck, H. and Winston, W.E., Isotopic Techniques, in Methods in Karst Hydrogeology, David Drew and Nico Goldscheider, eds., Ch. 7, 23 p., Taylor & Francis, London. (in press).

Criss, E. M., Criss, R. E., and Osburn, G.R., Effects of stress on cave passage shape in karst terranes. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (doi 10.1007/s00603-006-0106-7).

Criss, R.E., Lippmann, J.L., Criss, E. M., and Osburn, G.R. (2006) Caves of St. Louis County, Missouri. Missouri Speleology, 45 #1, p. 1-18.

Stueber, A.M., and Criss, R.E. (2005) Origin and transport of dissolved chemicals in a karst watershed, southwestern Illinois. Journal American Water Resources Association; JAWRA Special Issue on Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality, v. 41 (2), p. 267-290.

Winston, W.E. and Criss, R.E. (2004) Dynamic hydrologic and geochemical response in a perennial karst spring. Water Resources Research, v. 40, p. W05106, 11p.

Criss, R.E and Winston, W.E. (2003) Hydrograph for small basins following intense storms. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30 (6), 1314-1318.

Winston, W.E. and Criss, R.E. (2002) Geochemical variations during flash flooding, Meramec River basin, May 2000. J. Hydrology, 265, 149-163.

Osburn, G.R., Criss, R.E., B. Hynek and J. Hanna (2003) Map of Rankin Cave, Beaumont Scout Reservation, St. Louis County, Missouri. Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Land Survey, Open File Map.

Osburn, G.R., Criss, R.E., and Winston, W.E.(2002) Map of New Rankin Cave, Tyson Research Center, Washington University. Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Land Survey, Open File Map.

Criss, R.E. (2001) Hydrogeology of Tyson Research Center, Lone Elk County Park, and West Tyson County Park, Eastern Missouri. Tyson Valley (ex) Army Powder Storage Farm Site File, EPA Region 7, 58 p.; (online copy)

Criss, R.E., Fernandes, S.A., and Winston, W.E. (2001) Isotopic, geochemical and biological tracing of the source of an impacted karst spring, Weldon Spring, Missouri. Environmental Forensics, 2, 99-103.

Frederickson, G.C. and Criss, R.E. (1999) Isotope hydrology and time constants of the unimpounded Meramec River basin, Missouri. Chem. Geol., 157, 303-317.