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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 relapsing fever is one type of borreliosis, caused by various species of borrelia spirochaetes carried by several species of tick. related to lyme disease, but less chronic and milder. an occupational disease of some cavers in texas who come in contact with the soft tick ornithodoros turicatae, which carries borrelia turicatae and may live in cave entrances [23].?

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PhD Traian Brad (Romania)

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Address: Romanian Academy Institute of Speleology "Emil Racovita" Clinicilor 5 P.O.Box 58 400006 Cluj-Napoca ROMANIA
Website: http://www.speleological-institute-cluj.org/
Affiliation: Institute of Speleology "Emil Racovita"

Position: researcher
Specialization: Biology
Instrumentation: microscopy
molecular biology related tools
Geoactivity: Romania
Interests: groundwater (microbial) ecology
Member of Speleogenesis.info since 2009-04-01