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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
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 Also we have forum there. ...

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. ...

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That elastic properties is the properties describing deformation of a solid [16].?

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September 2014 Firends of Karst meeting in Arkansas
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West Virginia University is looking for a new Physical Hydrogeologist at at the Assistant Professor level
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The call for abstracts for the 14th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, Rochester, Minnesota, October 2015.
Karst session at the 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting
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.
Karst hydrology position
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That solution notch is these form wherever humic soil borders on a very steep or vertical limestone surface. the rock becomes undercut by water rich in biogenic co2. in the cone karst of the humid tropics, foot caves occur which are over-sized enlargements of solution notches [3].?

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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

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Terms starting with letter t (137):

table mountain, tafoni, tagging, tailwater, talus cone, tape, taranakite, tarbuttite, taylorite, tectokarst, tectonic, tectonic cave, tectonic valley, temperature efficiency, temperature log, temporary hardness, tenorite, tensiometer, terminal moraine, terra rossa, terrace, terraced flowstone, terrain, terrane, terrestrial, tertiary porosity, test hole, texture, thalweg, Theis equation, thenardite, thermal spring, thermal stratification, thermocline, thermocouple, thermokarst, thermokarst pit, thickness, thief zone, Thiem equation, thixotropy, thread, threshold, threshold saturation, through cave, throughfall, throw, thrust; thrust fault, tidal river, tidewell, tightest packing, till, tilted aquifer, time base, time lag, time of concentration, time of rise, time-drawdown curve, tinajita, tinticite, toadstone, topofil, topographic divide, topographic map, topography, topsoil, torca, torricellian chamber, tortuosity, total dissolved solids, TDS, total hydraulic head, total pore space, total runoff, total soil-water potential, tourelle, tower karst, towerkarst, turmkarst, trace, tracer gaging, tracer-flow method, tracers, traction load, tranquil flow, transgression, transient, transit time; travel time, transition zone, transmissibility coefficient, transmission capacity, transmissivity, transpiration, transpiration depth, transpiration ratio, transport, transportational process, transverse permeability, transverse wave, trap, traverse, travertine, travertine terraces, trellis, trellis drainage pattern, tri-cam, tributary, tributary river, tributary valley, triple point, tripoly, tritium, Trittkarren, troglobite, troglodyte, troglomorphy, troglophile, troglophobe, trogloxene, trophic levels, trough, True North, true velocity, truncation, tsingi, tube, lava, tubular passage; tube; tube passage, tubular spring, tufa, tunnel, turanite, turbidity, turbulence, turbulent flow, turbulent threshold, turlough, Turmkarst, twilight zone, type curve, tyuyamunite,

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