International workshop on Advances in Active Tectonics and Speleotectonics is being organized in Vienna in September 21 – 24, 2015
A reminder that 14th March is the deadline for submission of abstracts for the "Karst Groundwater at Birmingham" conference.
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
Did you know?
That sea ponor is a submarine opening in karst formations where seawater flows or is drawn by a vacuum into the aquifer . synonyms: (french.) perte sous-marine; (german.) submariner ponor; (greek.) ypothalassia katavothra; (italian.) inghiottitoio sottomarino; (spanish.) sumidero marino; (turkish.) denizalte suyutani; (yugoslavian.) morska vodenica, morski ponor. see ponor.?
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
1. Clastic limestone or dolomite in which the grains have an average diameter of less than 1/16 millimeter; calcareous mudstone . 2. A carbonate rock that consists predominantly (>50%) of silt and/or clay size calcite (or dolomite) particles .