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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 galvanometer is a sensitive current meter [16].?

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That basin method is a recharge method in which water is spread in shallow basins [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;
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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

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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EGU Speleothem session - 17 to 22 April 2016

17 Apr, 2016 - 22 Apr, 2016, Vienna - Austria
The speleothem archive: understanding processes and interpreting Quaternary climate change http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20041 Conv: Heather Stoll, Sophie Verheyden, Michael Deininger and Marc Luetscher. Speleothems are valuable continental archives of past environmental and climate changes. This is firstly due to the fact that speleothems contain much information on these changes, through many complementary proxies and secondly that. ...
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Fissured and Karst Aquifers

17 Apr, 2016 - 22 Apr, 2016, Vienna
If you are considering to attend EGU General Assembly in Vienna (April 17th-22nd,2016), there is still some time to hurry and contribute to the session Fissured and karstified aquifers (HS8.2.4). Link to the session: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20275 !!! The abstract submission deadline is Wednesday, January 13th, 13:00 CET. Yours sincerely, Session conveners: Georg Kaufmann, Eric Zechner, Steffen. ...
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7th International Workshop on Ice caves - IWIC VII

16 May, 2016 - 22 May, 2016, Postojna, Slovenia
Topic and Goals IWIC is a series of workshops devoted entirely to ice cave research. Previous meetings were in Romania, Slovak Republic, Russia, Austria, Italy and United States of America. Now Slovenia hosts this unique workshop. IWIC VII meeting is organized under the auspices of the Glacier, Firn, and Ice Caves Commission of. ...
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50th Annual Meeting of North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Symposium T19. Characterization of Karst of the Midwestern U.S.: Problems with Unstable Ground and Groundwater Quality.
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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.
19 Aug, 2015| Read more

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".
19 Aug, 2015| Read more

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.
23 Jul, 2015| Read more
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International Symposium on Hierarchical Flow Systems in Karst Regions
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Papadopoulou - Vrynioti Kyriaki; Kampolis, Isidoros
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