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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. ...

Did you know?

That oolite is a type of limestone that is composed largely or partly of ooliths. also known as oolitic limestone. the best known examples in britain, within the jurassic limestone sequence of the cotswolds, are of only moderate strength, very porous and only weakly cavernous. in contrast, oolites of early carboniferous age have hosted extensive cave development beneath mymydd llangattwg and in other parts of south wales [9].?

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

PhD Matyasi Ludovic (Romania)

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Address: str.Unirii, nr.19, ap.1, cod.415600, loc.Stei, jud.Bihor, Romania
Website: www.geoprospect.ro
Affiliation: S.C.Radioactiv Mineral Magurele S.A. /
Geo Prospect ltd
Position: researcher
Specialization: Geology
Instrumentation: Statie meteo profesionala (La Crosse 2-550), GPS Magellan eXplorist 210, masuratori de debite, echipament complet de electrometrie
Geoactivity: Muntii Apuseni = Bihor + Padurea Craiului + Codru Moma
Interests: Paleocarst, morfologie carstica, hidrogeologie, speologie
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