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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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Turkish karst aquifers, Gunay, G.; Guner, N.; Tork, K.
Sulphuric acid speleogenesis and landscape evolution: Montecchio cave, Albegna river valley (Southern Tuscany, Italy), Piccini, Leonardo; De Waele, Jo; Galli, Ermanno; Polyak, Victor J.; Bernasconi, Stefano M., Asmerom, Yemane
The role of condensation in the evolution of dissolutional forms in gypsum caves: Study case in the karst of Sorbas (SE Spain), Gazquez, Fernando; Calaforra, José Maria; Forti, Paolo; De Waele, Jo; Sanna, Laura
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“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

Geocaching in Relation to Caves

Hello. I work for the BLM, Roswell Field office and was wondering if anyone knows how to actually get in contact with Geocaching.com? There doesn't seem to be a way of communicating a serious issue to. ...
Mike Bilbo on 29 Oct, 2014

Is it a karst terrane, karst terrain, or both?

~~According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a terrane is defined as “A rock formation or assemblage of rock formations that share a common geologic history. A geologic terrane is distinguished from neighboring terranes by its different. ...
Cory BlackEagle on 28 Oct, 2014

Upcoming meetings

Natural hazards in different geological contexts: from karst, to mountain settings, and coastline environments

07 Sep, 2015 - 11 Sep, 2015, Prague (Czech Republic)
Dear colleague, You are kindly invited to submit abstracts to the session "Natural hazards in different geological contexts: from karst, to mountain settings, and coastline environments", to be held within the framework of the WORLD Multidisciplinary Earth Science Symposium (WMESS 2015), in Prague (Czech Republic), on 7-11 september 2015. Conveners: Mario Parise, National Research Council. ...
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13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst

16 Sep, 2015 - 19 Sep, 2015, Kuncice pod Ondrejnfkem, Czech Republic
The 13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst will be organized in Kuncice pod Ondrejnfkem, The Beskydy Mts., the Czech Republic between September 16-19, 2015. SYMPOSIUM THEMES - scientific research of pseudokarst in different rocks - exploration of pseudokarst: caving activities - documentary session: film, photo, posters PROCEEDINGS The electronic version of conference proceedings will be distributed by. ...
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Isotope Workshop XIII

20 Sep, 2015 - 24 Sep, 2015, Zadar, Croatia
The announcement of the first circular for Isotope Workshop XIII organized by the European Society for Isotope Research (ESIR), Rudjer Bošković Institute, Zagreb University of Zadar, Zadar http://www.esir.org.pl/workshop13.html. ...
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Workshop: Advances in active tectonics and speleotectonics

21 Sep, 2015 - 24 Sep, 2015, Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria
Active tectonics and past earthquakes have been intensively studied in last decades from many different points of view and recently experienced increasing attention, especially thanks to rapid technological development, accessibility of high-resolution ground surface visualisation approaches and availability of many different dating techniques. Speleotectonics on the other hand focuses on caves. ...
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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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DeepKarst 2016: Registration is open and call for papers!

The DeepKarst 2016 conference is focused on hypogenic karst, its theory, management, economic reservoirs, and more.
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A new web site on hypogenic caves of Murcia (Spain)

A new web site dedicated to hypogenic caves of Murcia
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Welcome to Karstology doctoral study

The Karstology doctoral study program is a world-wide unique program which provides a comprehensive study of karst science, combining the study of the karst landscape, karst caves, karst hydrogeology, biology and ecology of karst in one course of study.
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Speleology of Georgia

Speleological Society of Georgia is created.
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Karst Groundwater Conference at Birmingham 2015 - a program

The provisional programme for "Karst Groundwater at Birmingham 2015" is now available and can be dowloaded
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Eurokarst 2016 conference

The first EuroKarst conference announcement
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International Symposium on Hierarchical Flow Systems in Karst Regions
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Petrov, Zhivko and Stoichkov, Konstantin, 2012
Expedition "Bankovitza 2012" a report
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Current Speleogenesis ISSUE

Original article :
Papadopoulou - Vrynioti Kyriaki; Kampolis, Isidoros
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Original article :
Verheyden, S., Keppens, E., Van Strydonck, M., Quinif, Y.
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Boudinet, P.
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Featured Articles

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