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 borehole is 1. boring into unconsolidated and consolidated materials for the purpose of subsurface hydrogeological investigations. 2. synonym for a well developed phreatic tube passage .?
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.