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 bogaz is 1. (slavic.) an elongated depression in limestone or karst terrain; thus it embraces a defile, a blind valley or a ravine leading to a ponor. it can be considered as a giant grike. this meaning is based on the serbian use . 2. a variable-discharge artesian spring in which hydrostatic pressure is great enough to cause a turbulent or even fountain-like discharge. 3. a long narrow chasm enlarged by solution of the limestone . 4. large linear fissure or box valley through a karst block. effectively a giant grike, perhaps 50 m deep and 1 km long, formed by dissolution on a fault or joint in very massive limestone . synonyms: (french.) defile, bogaz; (german.) doline, karstgabe, blindtal, zangon; (greek.) faragothis doline; (spanish.) zanjon; (turkish.) bogaz; (yugoslavia.) bogaz. see also canyon; gorge; grike; corridor; struga; zanjon.?
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