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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
Hello everyone! I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc Also we have forum there. ...

New publications on hypogene speleogenesis

Klimchouk on 26 Mar, 2012
Dear Colleagues, This is to draw your attention to several recent publications added to KarstBase, relevant to hypogenic karst/speleogenesis: Corrosion of limestone tablets in sulfidic ground-water: measurements and speleogenetic implications Galdenzi,

The deepest terrestrial animal

Klimchouk on 23 Feb, 2012
A recent publication of Spanish researchers describes the biology of Krubera Cave, including the deepest terrestrial animal ever found: Jordana, Rafael; Baquero, Enrique; Reboleira, Sofía and Sendra, Alberto. ...

Caves - landscapes without light

akop on 05 Feb, 2012
Exhibition dedicated to caves is taking place in the Vienna Natural History Museum   The exhibition at the Natural History Museum presents the surprising variety of caves and cave formations such as stalactites and various crystals. ...

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That cementation is the process of binding granular material together by deposition of cementing material at contact points of grains [16].?

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That alluvial is pertaining to or composed of alluvium or deposited by a stream or running water [6]. also applies to material lining the floor of a cave and deposits at the mouth of a spring.?

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Interpretation of hydrogeological functioning of a high karst plateau using the KARSYS approach: the case of Trnovsko-Banjška planota (Slovenia), Turk Janez, Malard Arnauld, Jeannin Pierre-Yves, Vouillamoz Jonathan, Masini Jean, Petrič Metka, Gabrovšek Franci, Ravbar Nataša, Slabe Tadej
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Differences in karst processes between northern and southern China, Hao, Y.; Cao, B.; Zhang, P.; Wang, Q.; Li, Z.; Jim Yeh, T.-C.
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Upcoming meetings

** Battelle Remediation Conference to Hold Karst Remediation Session! **

19 May, 2014 - 22 May, 2014,
A session regarding remediation of karst aquifers has been added to Battelle’s upcoming Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. This is a first for this, the premier international conference focusing on remediating challenging contaminated sites. Historically, remediating environmental impacts in karst terranes has received little attention in the. ...
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International Conference and Field Seminar "Karst Without Boundaries"

11 Jun, 2014 - 15 Jun, 2014, Trebinje (Bosnia & Herzegovina) - Dubrovnik (Croatia)
International Conference and Field Seminar “Karst Without Boundaries” The international conference “Karst Without Boundaries” will take place from 11 to 15 of June 2014 in the heart of the Dinaric Karst. The main conference event will be in Trebinje (Bosnia & Herzegovina) with a mid-conference field seminar taking place in Dubrovnik (Croatia). ...
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The International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC)

17 Aug, 2014 - 22 Aug, 2014, Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
The International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC) is a series of workshops devoted entirely to ice cave research. IWIC is the only conference focused on state-of-the-art in ice cave research, where international experts discuss ongoing research efforts and promote global cooperation in ice cave science and management. These meetings have happened. ...
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Engineering problems in karst, Session 5.7 at the IAEG XII Congress

15 Sep, 2014 - 19 Sep, 2014, Torino, Italy
Within the framework of the IAEG (International Association of Engineering Geologists) XII Congress, session 5.7 will be entirely dedicated to karst, with the title “Engineering Problems in Karst”. The Congress will take place from 15 to 19 of September 2014 in Torino (Italy). More information on the overall Congress can be. ...
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Registration is open: 6th International Workshop on Ice Caves

Registration for the 6th International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC-VI) is now open! The conference will be held in Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA, from 17-22 August 2014.
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14th Sinkhole Conference - 2015, Rochester, Minnesota

The 14th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, which is generally known as "The Sinkhole Conference", will be held in Rochester, Minnesota, on 5-9 October 2015.
02 Feb, 2014| Read more

Geosciences Congress - Speleology in Iran

After holding 31 successful National Congresses, the 1st International Geoscience Congress concerning speleology will be held along with the 32nd National Geoscience Congress in Hamedan, Iran (Feb 16th-19th, 2014).
14 Jan, 2014| Read more

Postdoctoral Fellow position in speleothem and groundwater geochemistry

The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin offers a position for a postdoctoral fellow to conduct research in the areas of groundwater geochemical evolution and paleoclimate reconstructions.
02 Jan, 2014| Read more

Job in Water Engineering - Research Fellow at the Univ of Birmingham

We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Fellow with postgraduate experience in one or more of our current areas of interest.
31 Dec, 2013| Read more

DeepKarst - Hypogene Karst Conference 2016

The DeepKarst Conference (April 11-14, 2016, Carlsbad, NM) will focus on hypogenic karst and all that entails.
18 Dec, 2013| Read more

Karst geoscience post-doctoral grant

Karst Research Institute at ZRC SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia is searching a candidate for an AXA postdoctoral grant.
11 Dec, 2013| Read more

Subterranean Biology journal on Speleogenesis

Thanks to efforts of Dr. Oana Moldovan from the Institutul de Speologie "Emil Racovita" (Romania), the entire content of the Subterranean Biology journal is now represented at the KarstBase and its World Cave and Karst Science journals sub-system
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Current Speleogenesis ISSUE

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Papadopoulou - Vrynioti Kyriaki; Kampolis, Isidoros
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Verheyden, S., Keppens, E., Van Strydonck, M., Quinif, Y.
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Featured Articles

Variability of groundwater flow and transport processes in karst under different hydrologic conditions, Ravbar, Nataša, 2013
Quaternary glacial cycles: Karst processes and the global CO2 budget, Larson Erik B.; Mylroie John E., 2013
Carbon fluxes in Karst aquifers: Sources, sinks, and the effect of storm flow, White William B., 2013
Interpretation of hydrogeological functioning of a high karst plateau using the KARSYS approach: the case of Trnovsko-Banjška planota (Slovenia), Turk Janez, Malard Arnauld, Jeannin Pierre-Yves, Vouillamoz Jonathan, Masini Jean, Petrič Metka, Gabrovšek Franci, Ravbar Nataša, Slabe Tadej, 2013
LANDFORMS OF MOUNTAINOUS KARST IN THE MIDDLE LATITUDES: REFLECTIONS, TRENDSAND RESEARCH PROBLEMS, SAURO Ugo , 2013
Characterization and conceptualization of a relict karst aquifer (Bilecik, Turkey), Aydin, H.; Ekmekci, M.; Soylu, M.E., 2013
Hypogenic origin of Provalata Cave, Republic of Macedonia: a distinct case of successive thermal carbonic and sulfuric acid speleogenesis, Temovski, Marjan; Audra, Philippe; Mihevc, Andrej; Spangenberg, Jorge E. ; Polyak, Victor; McIntosh, William; Bigot, Jean-Yves. , 2013
Incision history of Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, USA, from the uranium-series analyses of water-table speleothems, Polyak, V.J.; DuChene, H.; Davis, D.G.; Palmer, A.N., Palmer, M.V., Asmerom, Y., 2013
Comparative microbial community composition from secondary carbonate (moonmilk) deposits: implications for the Cansiliella servadeii cave hygropetric food web, Summers Engel, A.; Paoletti, M.G.; Beggio, M.; Dorigo, L.; Pamio, A.; Gomiero, T.; Furlan, C.; Brilli, M.; Leandro Dreon, A.; Bertoni, R.; Squartini, A., 2013
Layer-bounding surfaces in stalagmites as keys to better paleoclimatological histories and chronologies, Railsback, L.B.; Akers, P.D.; Wang, L.; Holdridge, G.A.; Riavo Voarintsoa, N., 2013