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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 dispersivity is a geometric property of a porous medium which determines the dispersion characteristics of the medium by relating the components of pore velocity to the dispersion coefficient [22].?

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hipogenic caves in the region of Murcia-Spain Vol.I
First publication of three volumes devoted to hipogenic caves in the region of Murcia - Spain Most of the wells in this region of southwestern Spain are hypogene origin, in this first volume eight holes are analyzed in their hypogean aspects; networks, morphologies and speleothems, which are common in the caves of Murcia The hipogenic characteristics that are common to each of the wells tested, this table can be used for other cavities helping to recognize the common elements and features of the hipogenic caves are presented in a table in Spanish online http://issuucom/aros-andres/docs/cuevas-hipogenicas-murcia-i. ...
Summer School on Speleothem Science
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.
13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst
An announce of the 13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst to be held in the Czech Republic 16-19 September 2015
Call for GSA 2015 karst program proposals
A message from GSA Karst Division Chairman Cory Blackeagle about forming a karst program for this year’s GSA Convention
UIS 50th Anniversary Celebration and 23rd International Karstological School
The celebration of the UIS 50th Anniversary will held with the 23rd International Karstological School in Postoina, Slovenia in June 2015

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That Meinzer unit is a measure of hydraulic conductivity as gpd/ft2 under a unit hydraulic gradient [16].?

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