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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 karst fens is 1. marshes developed in sinkhole terrain; swampy solution fens [10]. 2. marsh or swamp formed by plants overgrowing a karst lake or seepage. synonyms: (french.) marais karstique; (german.) karstsumpf ?; (greek.) karstikon elos; (italian.) palude o acquitrinio carsico; (russian.) karstovoje boloto; (spanish.) laguna karstica; (turkish.) karst batakligi; (yugoslavian.) lokva, kal.?

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That imported water is water coming from outside the ground-water basin under consideration [16].?

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Chemistry and Karst, White, William B.
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Mushroom Speleothems: Stromatolites That Formed in the Absence of Phototrophs, Bontognali, Tomaso R.R.; D’Angeli Ilenia M.; Tisato, Nicola; Vasconcelos, Crisogono; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Gonzales, Esteban R. G.; De Waele, Jo
Calculating flux to predict future cave radon concentrations, Rowberry, Matt; Marti, Xavi; Frontera, Carlos; Van De Wiel, Marco; Briestensky, Milos
Microbial mediation of complex subterranean mineral structures, Tirato, Nicola; Torriano, Stefano F.F;, Monteux, Sylvain; Sauro, Francesco; De Waele, Jo; Lavagna, Maria Luisa; D’Angeli, Ilenia Maria; Chailloux, Daniel; Renda, Michel; Eglinton, Timothy I.; Bontognali, Tomaso Renzo Rezio
Evidence of a plate-wide tectonic pressure pulse provided by extensometric monitoring in the Balkan Mountains (Bulgaria), Briestensky, Milos; Rowberry, Matt; Stemberk, Josef; Stefanov, Petar; Vozar, Jozef; Sebela, Stanka; Petro, Lubomir; Bella, Pavel; Gaal, Ludovit; Ormukov, Cholponbek;
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International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the Eyes of our Children"

Ukrainian Speleological Association (UkrSA), the Editors board of the UkrSA “The Light” magazine and UkrSA Commission "Children and Caves" invite young artists to take part in the 4th International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the Eyes. ...
Olha Shamanska on 12 Mar, 2016

Any papers/works on "fracking" in karst?

Hi Folks: Has anyone come across any scientific work examining concerns over hydraulic fracturing in karst settings? I have seen plenty of opinions, but nothing very thoughtful or data-based. Or any case studies. Thanks, Ira ids@uakron.edu. ...
Ira Sasowsky on 05 Sep, 2015

CAVE DIVING

“Cave Diving” By Pierre Boudinet Hardcover | 6x9 in | 374 pages | ISBN 9781493193844 Softcover | 6x9 in | 374 pages | ISBN 9781493193851 E-Book | 374 pages | ISBN 9781493193868 Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble The art of. ...
Boudinet Pierre on 23 Jul, 2015

Speleology of Georgia

Dear colleagues, I would like to inform you, that in Republic of Georgia created Speleological Society of Georgia. By following a link below you can read interesting information about speleology of Georgia. https://speleologygeorgia. wordpress.com/. ...
Lasha Asanidze on 25 Apr, 2015

Upcoming meetings

Eurokarst 2016

05 Sep, 2016 - 09 Sep, 2016, Neuchatel, Switzerland
We are very pleased to announce that the first EuroKarst conference will be held in Neuchatel, Switzerland from the 5th to the 9th of September 2016. This new conferences series is a merger of the Besançon-Neuchatel conferences (see e.g. the last H2Karst conference) and the Malaga international symposium on karst. Starting in 2016,. ...
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Session 8.05 Karst aquifers at the 43rd IAH Congress

25 Sep, 2016 - 29 Sep, 2016, le Corum, Montpellier, France
A call is released to submit an abstract to a session devoted to karst aquifers, which will be held in September in Montpellier during the 43rd IAH CONGRESS (http://www.60iah2016.org/en/ ). Session 8.05: Karst aquifers Increasing stress on water resources due to increasing demand and decreasing groundwater recharge following climate change effects emphasized the. ...
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International Symposium on Hierarchical Flow Systems in Karst Regions
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Current Speleogenesis ISSUE

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Papadopoulou - Vrynioti Kyriaki; Kampolis, Isidoros
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Verheyden, S., Keppens, E., Van Strydonck, M., Quinif, Y.
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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