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
Site's language is Russian
--Aleksandr Shakalov. ...
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,
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
Reviews of the genera Schaefferia Absolon, 1900, Deuteraphorura Absolon, 1901, Plutomurus Yosii, 1956 and the Anurida Laboulbène, 1865 species group without eyes, with the description of four new species of cave springtails (Collembola) from Krubera-Voronya cave, Arabika Massif, Abkhazia
Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 5 (2012) 35–85
DOI: follow this link
(information supplied by Sofia Reboleira). ...
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 Several interactive installations are available as well as audiovisual room presenting current state of the art in current research findings 28 spectacular Austrian caves are presented Important goal of the exhibition is to demonstrate how Vienna is supplied by drinking water from karst areas. ...
Did you know?
That flowing artesian well is a well with its potentiometric surface above the ground surface .?
02 Feb, 2014 - 07 Feb, 2014, San Salvador, Bahamas
International Field Conference
“Hypogene Cave Morphologies”
The Bahamas, February 2-7, 2014
organized on behalf of the UIS Commission
on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
The Hypogene Cave Morphologies conference will be held at the Gerace Research Centre (GRC) on San Salvador Island, The Bahamas, between February 2-7, 2014.
The main theme of the conference will be to examine. ...
A session regarding remediation of karst aquifers has been added to Battelle’s upcoming Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. This is a first for this, the premier international conference focusing on remediating challenging contaminated sites.
Historically, remediating environmental impacts in karst terranes has received little attention in the. ...
International Conference and Field Seminar
“Karst Without Boundaries”
The international conference “Karst Without Boundaries” will take place from 11 to 15 of June 2014 in the heart of the Dinaric Karst. The main conference event will be in Trebinje (Bosnia & Herzegovina) with a mid-conference field seminar taking place in Dubrovnik (Croatia). ...
17 Aug, 2014 - 22 Aug, 2014, Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
The International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC) is a series of workshops devoted entirely to ice cave research. IWIC is the only conference focused on state-of-the-art in ice cave research, where international experts discuss ongoing research efforts and promote global cooperation in ice cave science and management. These meetings have happened. ...
Long-term rock behavior is important for understanding the degradation and failure of rock slopes, underground excavations, dam and bridge foundations, national monuments, and other critical rock structures.
Before and during the ICS-16th held in Brno (July, 2013), the UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis has been reviewing its activity, membership and structure and consolidating plans for the future.
3 years PhD student position within a project funded by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF): SPELEOTECT - Active tectonics and recent dynamics of micro-displacements along major fault systems of the Eastern Alps registered in caves