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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 piezometric limit is the point within a given flow path below which the flow direction is influenced by hydrostatic pressure. in cases where flow is confined to a planar structure, the piezometric limit can be identified as a point where the flow path changes from a dip-oriented to a strikeoriented trend. the piezometric limit is determined both by discharge rate and geometry of the openings. used to describe karst aquifers with a discontinuous piezometric surface [14].?

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

PhD Joaquin Gines (Spain)

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Affiliation: Dept. Cincies de la Terra
Universitat de les Illes Balears
Palma de Mallorca
Spain
Specialization: Geomorphology
Geoactivity: Balearic Islands
Spain
Interests: coastal karst and sea level history
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