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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 time base is the sum of storm duration time and concentration time in a hydrograph [16].?

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That reservoir is 1. a recipient for the collection of small amounts of liquid [16]. 2. a surface water impoundment [16].?

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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;
Turkish karst aquifers, Gunay, G.; Guner, N.; Tork, K.
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Short Course Student Speleological Club (Indonesia)

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mai warman on 19 Sep, 2015

Acintyacunyata Speleological Club "DIKLAT XVII" Indonesia.

Indonesian caver is on learn and practice for basic caving. This coaching clinic made by Acintyacunyata Speleological Club (ASC) Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Picture activity is on progres by day .. we have on day 3. Send by Johanes Yogyakarta, September 15. ...
Yohanis Setitit on 15 Sep, 2015

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” 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

Upcoming meetings

International Conference "Karst, Groundwater contamination & Public Health: Moving Beyond Case Studies

27 Jan, 2016 - 30 Jan, 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico
How many times have we said “karst is vulnerable to contamination” yet lamented our lack of knowledge on this critical topic or an avenue for linking hydrogeology and public health? If you would like to participate in a conversation on this topic, please join us for the JANUARY 2016 CONFERENCE: KARST,. ...
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DeepKarst 2016

11 Apr, 2016 - 14 Apr, 2016, Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
This conference will focus on hypogenic karst and all that entails. Hypogenic karst is formed by rising groundwater and is a growing field of interest with much to learn and refine. It is being organized by the National Cave and Karst Research Institute of the USA in cooperation with Karst Hydrogeology. ...
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7th International Workshop on Ice caves - IWIC VII

16 May, 2016 - 22 May, 2016, Postojna, Slovenia
Organisation: International Union of Speleology's Glacier, Firn, and Ice Caves Commission and the Karst Research Institute, Postojna. IWIC is a series of workshops devoted to ice cave research. This Workshop will consist of oral and poster presentations held in Postojna and field trips to ice caves and caves and karst in SW. ...
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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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Eurokarst-2016 - submission deadline postponed

The deadline for submitting abstracts (French or English) to the Eurokarst conference is slightly postponed to the 15th of October.
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Karst Session at the 10th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

The International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds is the worldâs largest and most comprehensive meeting on the application of innovative and existing technologies and approaches for characterization, monitoring and management of chlorinated and complex sites.
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Science and challenges into the deepest cave of Spain

The Geological Survey of Spain (IGME) is conducting a research into the Cerro del Cuevon (-1589 m), the deepest cave of Spain and one of the top ten around the world.
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International Speleological Congress 2017 in Sydney, Australia

International Speleological Congress will be held in 2017 in Sydney, Australia
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Call for papers for Special issue on the topic of "Geophysical imaging in karst terrain"

Contributions are invited for the special issue on the topic of "Geophysical imaging in karst terrain", which will be published in AIMS Geosciences in 2016.
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Promoting hypogene karst researches: DeepKarst-2016 Conference and a HypoKarst book

There is ongoing preparation of two interlinked activities relevant to hypogene karst: the DeepKarst 2016 Conference and the book âSelected Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World".
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2015 GSA Convention: karst field trip and sessions

The Geological Society of America (GSA) Convention this year will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, on 1-4 November. A record nine karst sessions are offered this year, showcasing the diversity and importance of karst research.
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International Planetary Caves Conference 2015

The 2nd International Planetary Caves Conference will be held on 20-23 October 2015 at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
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International Symposium on Hierarchical Flow Systems in Karst Regions
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Expedition "Bankovitza 2012" a report
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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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Long-term erosion rate measurements in gypsum caves of Sorbas (SE Spain) by the Micro-Erosion Meter method, Sanna, Laura; De Waele, Jo; Calaforra, José Maria; Forti, Paolo, 2015
The use of damaged speleothems and in situ fault displacement monitoring to characterise active tectonic structures: an example from Zapadni Cave, Czech Republic , Briestensky, Milos; Stemberk, Josef; Rowberry, Matt D.;, 2014
Linking mineral deposits to speleogenetic processes in Cova des Pas de Vallgornera (Mallorca, Spain)., Onac B.P., Fornós J.J., Merino A., Ginés J., Diehl J., 2014
Geologic constraints and speleogenesis of Cova des Pas de Vallgornera, a complex coastal cave from Mallorca Island (Western Mediterranean), Ginés, J.; Fornós, J.J.; Ginés, A.; Merino, A.; Gràcia, F., 2014
Variability of groundwater flow and transport processes in karst under different hydrologic conditions, Ravbar, Nataša, 2013
Quaternary glacial cycles: Karst processes and the global CO2 budget, Larson Erik B.; Mylroie John E., 2013
Carbon fluxes in Karst aquifers: Sources, sinks, and the effect of storm flow, White William B., 2013
Interpretation of hydrogeological functioning of a high karst plateau using the KARSYS approach: the case of Trnovsko-Banjška planota (Slovenia), Turk Janez, Malard Arnauld, Jeannin Pierre-Yves, Vouillamoz Jonathan, Masini Jean, Petrič Metka, Gabrovšek Franci, Ravbar Nataša, Slabe Tadej, 2013
Characterization and conceptualization of a relict karst aquifer (Bilecik, Turkey), Aydin, H.; Ekmekci, M.; Soylu, M.E., 2013