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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
Hello everyone! I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc Also we have forum there. ...

New publications on hypogene speleogenesis

Klimchouk on 26 Mar, 2012
Dear Colleagues, This is to draw your attention to several recent publications added to KarstBase, relevant to hypogenic karst/speleogenesis: Corrosion of limestone tablets in sulfidic ground-water: measurements and speleogenetic implications Galdenzi,

The deepest terrestrial animal

Klimchouk on 23 Feb, 2012
A recent publication of Spanish researchers describes the biology of Krubera Cave, including the deepest terrestrial animal ever found: Jordana, Rafael; Baquero, Enrique; Reboleira, Sofía and Sendra, Alberto. ...

Caves - landscapes without light

akop on 05 Feb, 2012
Exhibition dedicated to caves is taking place in the Vienna Natural History Museum   The exhibition at the Natural History Museum presents the surprising variety of caves and cave formations such as stalactites and various crystals. ...

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That exchange capacity is 1. the amount of exchangeable ions measured in moles of ion change per kilogram of solid material at a given ph. synonymous with ion exchange capacity [22]. 2. the total ionic charge of the adsorption complex active in the adsorption of ions [22]. see also cation-exchange capacity.?

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Website of the Center of Studies on Subterranean Biology
Dr. Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira of Brazil has announced the launch of the website of the Center of Studies on Subterranean Biology.
New US Karst Map available
The new karst map (digital) of the USA is released by the US GS
September 2014 Friends of Karst meeting in Arkansas
An announce for the Friends of Karst meeting this fall in Arkansas
Faculty position for physical hydrogeologist
West Virginia University is looking for a new Physical Hydrogeologist at at the Assistant Professor level
2015 Sinkhole Conference: call for abstracts
The call for abstracts for the 14th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, Rochester, Minnesota, October 2015.

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That anchor ice, ground ice is ice that is temporarily attached to the bottom of a river [16].?

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The KarstBase is a fully searchable online bibliography database of current literature on karstology and geospeleology. It currently contains over 13 thousands references and dynamically growths. KarstBase fully covers 16 major karst and cave science journals (World Karst/Cave Science Journals) and indexes large number of publications in the field from prime geoscience journals, books and conference proceedings. Whenever possible, links are provided to full-text PDFs of published articles (directly accessible if a source publication is an open access).

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Focused Groundwater Flow in a Carbonate Aquifer in a Semi-Arid Environment, 2014, Green, R.T.; Bertetti, F.P.; Miller, M.S.
Hypogenic Karstification and Conduit System Controlling by Tectonic Pattern in Foundation Rocks of the Salman Farsi Dam in South-Western Iran, 2013, Koleini, M.; Louis, J.; Rooy, V.; Bumby, A.
Early-stage hypogene karstification in a mountain hydrologic system: A coupled thermohydrochemical model incorporating buoyant convection, 2013, Chaudhuri, A.; Rajaram, H.; Viswanathan, H.
Hypogene Processes of the Gypsum Beds in Sangaw Sinkholes, Kurdistan Region, NE-Iraq, 2011, Ameen, B.M.
Early-stage hypogene karstification in a mountain hydrologic system: A coupled thermohydrochemical model incorporating buoyant convection, 2013, Chaudhuri, A.; Rajaram, H.; Viswanathan, H
Höhlen der Schwäbischen Alb als Pegelschreiber für Flussgeschichte und Tektonik in Südwestdeutschland seit dem Miozän, 2011, Strasser Marcel
Hypogene Speleogenesis (Between the theory and reality...), Guide Book & Abstracts, 21st Intern. Karstological School "Classical Karst", 2013,
Insular species swarm goes underground: new troglobiont Cylindroiulus millipedes from Madeira (Diplopoda, Julidae), 2014, Reboleira, Ana Sofia P.S.; Enghoff, H.
Sireuma, a new genus of subterranean millipedes from the Iberian Peninsula (Diplopoda, Chordeumatida, Opisthocheiridae), 2014, Reboleira, Ana Sofia P.S.; Enghoff, H.
Insular species swarm goes underground: new troglobiont Cylindroiulus millipedes from Madeira (Diplopoda, Julidae), 2014, Reboleira, Ana Sofia P.S.; Enghoff, H.

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