Speleological Society of Georgia is created.
Dear colleagues, I would like to inform you, that in Republic of Georgia created Speleological Society of Georgia By following a link below you can read interesting information about speleology of Georgia https://speleologygeorgiawordpresscom/. ...
The provisional programme for "Karst Groundwater at Birmingham 2015" is now available and can be dowloaded
The first EuroKarst conference announcement
International workshop on Advances in Active Tectonics and Speleotectonics is being organized in Vienna in September 21 – 24, 2015
Did you know?
That sulfide minerals is minerals that are composed of one or more metals combined with sulphur. the most common is pyrite. they are believed to be produced by the metabolic action of micro-organisms, and are found in many sedimentary rocks, usually in trace amounts.?
Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Based on "A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special to Environmental Karst Hydrology" EPA/600/R-02/003, 2002, EPA: Washington, DC., Speleogenesis Glossary includes 2699 cave & karst terms
Example of the Karst & Cave Glossary:
Lowest level of erosion by a stream .
swallet, swallow hole
(British.) A place where water disappears underground in a limestone region. A swallow hole generally implies water loss in a closed depression or blind valley, whereas a swallet may refer to water loss into alluvium at a streambed, even though there is no depression . See also doline; ponor; sink; sinkhole; stream sink; sumidero.