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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
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. ...

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 aerial photograph is photograph of the landscape taken from an airplane. synonym air photo. see also stereo aerial photographs.?

Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

PhD Jason Polk (United States)

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Address: Department of Geography and Geology EST 428 1906 College Heights Blvd. Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY 42101
Affiliation: Western Kentucky University
Center for Cave and Karst Studies
Hoffman Environmental Research Institute
Position: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Geochemistry
Instrumentation: ICP-MS, TIMS MS, IRMS
Geoactivity: Florida, Belize, Canada, Kentucky
Interests: Paleoclimate from cave sediments and speleothems, karst geomorphology, water resources, environmental issues, stable isotope geochemistry
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