Acta Carsologica 44/3, the issue dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the journal, is now online.
The International Society for Subterranean Biology will fund five travel fellowships at 500 Euros each to support students and young scientists from outside the U.S. in order to attend and present their research results at the 2016 International Conference on Subterranean Biology (ICSB) in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.
Book about karst & caves of Croatia
The 23rd International Conference on Subterranean Biology will be held from June 13 to 17, 2016 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on the campus of the University of Arkansas.
A session on Evaporite karst is being organized within the EGU General Assembly to be held as usual in Vienna, 17-22 April 2016
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That vein is a mineral filled fracture cutting through a host rock. the mineral filling may be derived from the host rock, as is the case with many calcite veins in limestone (e.g. at marble showers in ogof ffynnon ddu) or derived from other, generally deeper, sources, such as the many veins containing lead and zinc ore minerals in the derbyshire peak district, england .?
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 .