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Speleological Society of Georgia is created.
Dear colleagues, I would like to inform you, that in Republic of Georgia created Speleological Society of Georgia.
The provisional programme for "Karst Groundwater at Birmingham 2015" is now available and can be dowloaded
The first EuroKarst conference announcement
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That bacteria is simple, colorless one-cell plants, most of which are unable to manufacture their own food using sunlight bacteria are possibly important in caves as synthesizers of food materials from minerals. they are also important as decomposers .?
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
zones of karstification
Cvijic (1926, 1960) distinguishes three zones of karstification: (1) dry zone in the upper part of the karst with caves almost completely dry; (2) transition zone where water flows downstream almost permanently; and (3) deep zone with slow downstream flow and local siphons . Synonyms: (French.) zones de karstification; (German.) Zone der Verkarstung; (Greek.) zoni karstikopiiseos; (Italian.) zone idrogeologiche; (Spanish.) zona de karstificacion; (Turkish.) karstlasma kusagi; (Yugoslavian.) zone karstifikacije.