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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 permeability, transverse is permeability measured perpendicular to the axis of a core sample [16].?

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Welcome to World Cave and Karst Science journals !

The World Cave and Karst Science journals database (WCKSJ) is a part of KarstBase facilitating an access to journals, which focus is specifically the cave and karst studies. The WCKSJ fully covers 16 major journals in the field since their launch and allows a quick search through this remarkable mass of cave and karst knowledge. It provides bibliographic descriptions, abstracts and, when available, web links to full-text papers online.

The WCKSJ was originally compiled in 2005 as a joint effort of editors of several major journals (Ph.Audra, F.Gabrovsek, M.Field, A.Klimchouk, D.Lowe, L.Plan and Jo De Waele). Since that it was maintained by the Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology. In 2011 a special online management system has been created within KarstBase that allows the editors to directly maintain and update their respective contents.

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Acta carsologica 0583-6050 Ljubljana, zrc-sazu
Cave and Karst Science 1356-191X British Cave Research Association
Cave Science
Die Hoehle 0018-3091 Wien,
Helictite 0017-9973 Australian Speleological Federation
International Journal of Speleology 0392-6672 Tampa, Union International of Speleology
Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 1090-6924 Huntsville, Alabama, National Speleological Society
Journal of the British Speleological Association
Karstologia 0751-7688
Kras i speleologia 0137-5482 Katowice, Uniwersytet Śląski
NSS Bulletin
Proceedings of the British Speleological Association
Speleobiology Notes 1945-9211 Buffalo, USA, Biology Section of the US National Speleological Society
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers 1814-294X UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
Speleology and Karstology 1997-7492 Simferopol, Ukraine, Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology
Subterranean Biology 1314-2615 Pensoft
Transactions of the British Cave Research Association
Transactions of the Cave Research Group of Great Britain