There will be a karst session at the AGU Fall 2016 Meeting in San Francisco, USA in December 12-16: Characterization, Modeling, and Remediation of Fissured, Carbonate, and Karst Groundwater Systems
A book "Höhlen und Karst in Österreich" (Caves and karst in Austria; Editors: Christoph Spötl, Lukas Plan & Ehrad Christian) will be printed until mid of July. Subscription is available.
Many inspiring ideas on caves can be found in images created by children, generated by the International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the Eyes of our Children".
A call to submit an abstract to a session devoted to karst aquifers, which will be held in September in Montpellier during the 43rd IAH Congress
Acta Carsologica 44/3, the issue dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the journal, is now online.
Did you know?
That lithostratigraphy is a formal naming system that allows the description of rock successions in terms of recognizable defined units on a local scale. the units, which comprise supergroups, groups, formations, members and beds in decreasing order of size, are described on the basis of observable characteristics .?
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
underground river, underground stream
Water flowing in channels through caves, caverns, and larger galleries in karst terranes . Synonyms: (French.) riviere souterraine; (German.) Hohlenflu., unterirdischer Flu.; (Greek.) ypoghios roe, potamos; (Italian.) fiume sotterraneo; (Russian.) podzemnaja reka; (Spanish.) rio subterraneo; (Turkish.) yeralti nehri, deresi; (Yugoslavian.) podzemni tok, podzemna rijka, podzemna reka. See subterranean river.