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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 interstitial ice is ice occurring below the surface in soil pores [16].?

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That evaporation suppression is the complete prevention of evaporation by mechanical or physico-chemical means (e.g., monomolecular layer) [16].?

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A review on natural and human-induced hazards and impacts in karst, Gutiérrez Francisco, Parise Mario, De Waele Jo, Jourde Hervé
Nonlinear Flow in Karst Formations, Chin, D.A.; Price, R.M.; DiFrenna, V.J.
Characterisation and modelling of conduit restricted karst aquifers – Example of the Auja spring, Jordan Valley, Schmidta, Sebastian; Geyera, Tobias; Guttmanb, Joseph; Mareic, Amer; Riesd, Fabian; Sauter, Martin
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Upcoming meetings

Friends of Karst meeting September 2014 in Arkansas

17 Sep, 2014 - 21 Sep, 2014, Buffalo River, Arkansas, USA
This is the announcement of a Friends of Karst (FOK) meeting planned for this fall in Arkansas. Most of you are familiar with FOK meetings held every year at GSA. However, there is an older tradition of FOK meetings that consist of a few days of camping, talks, field trips, and. ...
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5th International Symposium on Karst

13 Oct, 2014 - 16 Oct, 2014, Malaga, Spain
The symposia on karst that have been held periodically in Malaga (Spain) since 1992 are intended to be an international forum for scientific debate on the progress made in research into karst environments. The main objective of the 5th International Symposium on Karst (ISKA2014) is to discuss and disseminate the latest. ...
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Geological Society of America Convention 2014 karst sessions

19 Oct, 2014 - 22 Oct, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The Geological Society of America Convention will be held in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on 19-22 October. Five karst or karst-related sessions are offered this year. The first two below are sponsored by NCKRI and the three that follow have related themes involving speleothems as records of paleoenvironmental and paleoecological. ...
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The 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting Karst Session

15 Dec, 2014 - 19 Dec, 2014, San Francisco, USA
The 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, will be held December 15-19, 2014. Session ID: 2884 Session Title: Multiscale hydrological, geochemical, biological response of fissured/karst aquifers Session Description: In carbonate karst aquifers, fractures and karst features lead to strong surface/subsurface connections. The resulting high degree of heterogeneity means that hydrological, geochemical, and biological. ...
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New US Karst Map available

The new karst map (digital) of the USA is released by the US GS
07 Aug, 2014| Read more

September 2014 Friends of Karst meeting in Arkansas

An announce for the Friends of Karst meeting this fall in Arkansas
01 Aug, 2014| Read more

Faculty position for physical hydrogeologist

West Virginia University is looking for a new Physical Hydrogeologist at at the Assistant Professor level
29 Jul, 2014| Read more

2015 Sinkhole Conference: call for abstracts

The call for abstracts for the 14th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, Rochester, Minnesota, October 2015.
28 Jul, 2014| Read more

Karst session at the 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

The 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, will be held December 15-19, 2014, with a session on multiscale response of fissured/karst aquifers.
10 Jul, 2014| Read more

Karst hydrology position

The National Cave and Karst Research Institute is proud to be administered by the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT). NMT is looking to hire an Assistant Professor with expertise in karst hydrology. If you are interested, please see the announcement below.
25 Jun, 2014| Read more

International Conference on Groundwater in Karst - website launched

The web site for the 2015 KG@B meeting is now up and running.
17 Jun, 2014| Read more

Free access to the "Cave & Karst Science" journal

Volumes of the journal "Cave & Karst Science" from 1974 to 2005 are now available as free downloads
17 Jun, 2014| Read more
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Institutions registered within Speleogenesis Framework

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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

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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

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
LANDFORMS OF MOUNTAINOUS KARST IN THE MIDDLE LATITUDES: REFLECTIONS, TRENDSAND RESEARCH PROBLEMS, SAURO Ugo , 2013
Characterization and conceptualization of a relict karst aquifer (Bilecik, Turkey), Aydin, H.; Ekmekci, M.; Soylu, M.E., 2013
Hypogenic origin of Provalata Cave, Republic of Macedonia: a distinct case of successive thermal carbonic and sulfuric acid speleogenesis, Temovski, Marjan; Audra, Philippe; Mihevc, Andrej; Spangenberg, Jorge E. ; Polyak, Victor; McIntosh, William; Bigot, Jean-Yves. , 2013