The call for abstracts for the 14th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, Rochester, Minnesota, October 2015.
The 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, will be held December 15-19, 2014, with a session on multiscale response of fissured/karst aquifers.
The National Cave and Karst Research Institute is proud to be administered by the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT). NMT is looking to hire an Assistant Professor with expertise in karst hydrology. If you are interested, please see the announcement below.
The web site for the 2015 KG@B meeting is now up and running.
Volumes of the journal "Cave & Karst Science" from 1974 to 2005 are now available as free downloads
Did you know?
That delta is a triangular deposit of sediments at the inflow of a river into an ocean or lake .?
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:
The total amount of solute species that will remain indefinitely in a solution maintained at constant temperature and pressure in contact with the solid crystals from which the solutes were derived .
interrupted river, interrupted stream
1. A river which flows for part of its course on the surface, and part underground in caves . 2. A stream interrupted over space . 3. A discontinuous stream . Synonyms: (French.) riviere interrompue; (German.) periodischer Flub ?, Karstflub, versickernder Flub; (Greek.) thiakekomenos potamos; (Russian.) peresyhayushchaja reka, suhaja reka; (Spanish.) rio sumente; (Turkish.) yer yer akan nehir; (Yugoslavian.) susica, suvaja, periodicka rijeka (reka). See also lost river; intermittent stream.