First publication of three volumes devoted to hypogenic caves in the region of Murcia - Spain.
The registration for the "Summer School on Speleothem Science" will be open from January 26th to April 3rd. The school will be held on 23-29 August 2015 in Oxford, UK, and is aimed at an international audience.
An announce of the 13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst to be held in the Czech Republic 16-19 September 2015
A message from GSA Karst Division Chairman Cory Blackeagle about forming a karst program for this year’s GSA Convention
The celebration of the UIS 50th Anniversary will held with the 23rd International Karstological School in Postoina, Slovenia in June 2015
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That stratum is a sedimentary bed or layer .?
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:
dolomitic flour (sand)
A loose mealy rock or residuum, produced by the disintegration of dolomitic limestones under the processes of karstification . Synonyms: (French.) sable dolomitique; (German.) Dolomitsand, Dolomitasche; (Greek.) dholomitikon alevron; (Spanish.) arena dolomitica; (Turkish.) dolomit kumu; (Yugoslavian.) dolomitni pijesak, d. pesak, d. pesek.
Naturally occurring compound with the chemical formula CaCO3. It occurs commonly as the mineral calcite and less commonly as aragonite, and is the major component of carbonate rocks including limestone and marble. It also forms the matrix or cement that holds together many sandstones and other sedimentary rocks . See also dolomite.