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 cavern is 1. underground opening in soluble rock similar to a cave. when used as a noun, it refers to large openings, but when used as an adjective it tends to refer to rock texture and so to small openings. however, in some countries (e.g., russia) cavern refers to small openings in a rock . 2. a synonym of cave with the implication of large size. 3. a system or series of caves or cave chambers. 4. a cave, often used poetically or to connote larger-than-average size . synonyms: (french.) caverne; (german.) hohle, kaverne; (greek.) speleon; (italian.) caverna, grotta; (russian.) kaverna; (spanish.) caverna, cueva; (turkish.) kovuk; (yugoslavian.) kaverna. see also cave.?
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
mercury injection method
A measurement of porosity by mercury injection into a sample .